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The Bacon Cheeseburger Index and Weird Uses of Food Service Trends

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Jul 15, 2014 2:30:00 PM

Success in the food service industry, like in any other, is tied to the ups and downs of local and international markets. And if you want to understand how well the economy is performing, one of the best clues may be in that bacon cheeseburger you served for lunch today. Food service industry trends are a great way to get your finger on the economic pulse of a nation—and they also forecast the ways people purchase food.

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Topics: Bacon, Food Service, Trends

From Grocery Stores to Restaurant Kitchens, Bacon is a Staple Food

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Jul 8, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Today’s consumers are an increasingly health-conscious bunch, demanding organic and natural foods that have been locally sourced from nearby farms and orchards, but they have not let up on their demand for bacon.

Bacon has long been a breakfast fixture in households and pancake restaurants, but in recent years it has appeared at all times of day and everywhere from grocery stores to fast food establishments to exclusive restaurants.

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Topics: American eating habits, Bacon, Food Service

American Eating Habits: Why Bacon Smells and Sells

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Jul 1, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Long considered the perfect complement to a traditional breakfast of coffee, eggs and toast, bacon’s domain now extends far beyond the breakfast table. A tasty topping for a cheeseburger or an essential ingredient for spinach salad at lunch, this crispy, salty, sizzling treat can now be found in everything from popcorn to cupcakes to ice cream.

While many consider bacon’s extreme popularity to be a faddish trend in American eating habits, this magnificent meat product’s allure is more than temporary— and that’s a scientific fact.

The Science of Smell

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Topics: American eating habits, Bacon

The American Appetite for Bacon Isn't Dead Yet

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Jun 5, 2014 1:56:00 PM

Americans may be increasingly focused on healthy eating, but you would never know it from the trends in bacon consumption. Bacon not only remains popular as a breakfast meat, but continues to enjoy a place in all kinds of dishes. While new food fads continue to emerge, bacon remains a popular item, and an essential one to consider if you are in the food service industry.

You cannot afford to overlook such a popular trend lest you risk losing customers. A better approach is to learn about trends in American bacon consumption so that you can cater to your customer’s tastes.

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Topics: American eating habits, Bacon

Can America's Love of Bacon Overcome Sticker Shock?

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Jun 2, 2014 2:06:00 PM

If recent food service industry trends tell us anything, it is that Americans love their bacon. From traditional breakfast strips to bacon-flavored liquor, this pervasive pork product is now considered a staple by many people in the United States. However, recent increases in the price of pork threaten the popularity of bacon and other meat products made from pigs.

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Topics: American eating habits, Bacon