Today's consumers are buying lower-fat foods, but they still enjoy eating at fast food outlets, according to studies from USDA and CDC. While this may sound confusing, it points to the complex relationships that people have with food and their reasons for choosing a particular food, whether it be health, convenience or indulgence.read more
Inspire Brands Inc. will acquire Sonic Corp. for approximately $2.3 billion. Following the completion of the transaction, Sonic will be a privately-held subsidiary of Inspire and will continue to be operated as an independent brand.read more
The Food Institute and asset solutions partner Harry Davis & Company are teaming up to deliver a free webinar on June 19 entitled “Understanding Your Assets: Expert Strategies for Food & Beverage Processors.” They will explore what value food manufacturers may be leaving on the facility floor, the basics of asset management, the various scenarios for valuing your assets, and a suite of strategies to maximize your assets’ value.