June may usher in a hazy, lazy, easy-living time for consumers, but not so much restaurants. While summertime offers a veritable smorgasbord of LTOs and seasonal specialties for diners from franchised QSRs to vegan collectives, the culinary establishments themselves have been planning feverishly for these few precious summer months worth of sales opportunities since, well, […]
When my family moved to Maine five summers ago, we went into lobster immersion mode. We felt it was our responsibility to taste-test our way up and down the rocky coast, sampling lobster shacks and comparing countless lobster rolls for the amount of meat, the bun type, the seasoning style and the fresh-out-of-the-water flavor. Good […]
Big data isn’t just for marketing firms and government agencies.  Seeing as the food industry is one of the largest industries in the world, it makes sense that it too is adopting big data technology to help better understand and serve customers. From producer to supplier to restaurant, grocer and caterer, the food industry is an expansive […]
What better way to close out the summer then with a round of new hires? This week Food Genius added two new all-stars to its roster including Claudia Dodge and Adam Wonak. First up Claudia. Internet, say hi to Claudia! Tell us a little about yourself. I am a native New Yorker, but I defected […]
  Just when you thought you had seen everything your favorite grocery store has to offer, new and intriguing items pop up on the shelves. Four of the most popular new food trends — savory yogurts, pickled items, s’mores, and jalapeno ketchup — are twists on old favorites. Savory Yogurts It’s no secret that the […]