Archive for sustainability SmartBlogs
Though it may be hard to believe, 2014 is over and 2015 has begun, but one trend that remains consistent is the restaurant industry’s continued interest in sustainability.
The proof is evident. This year, for the second time in a row, environmental sustainability was among the top 10 trends on the National Restaurant Association’s What’s Hot Culinary Forecast.[…] Continue Reading »
Fighting food waste has become a key cause in the restaurant world, as environmental concerns grow more urgent and eateries come together to fight childhood hunger. Some chefs and restaurants are moving beyond donating unused food and composting to creative new solutions that curb food waste before it starts, from creating seasonal menus using only locally grown ingredients to inventing dishes using bits and pieces of produce that used to get thrown away.[…] Continue Reading »
As consumers become more aware of where their food is coming from, restaurants and retailers alike are getting into the sustainability game. From a business standpoint, incorporating things like sustainable design makes sense because it helps the bottom line. But having a strong message of sustainability associated with a business is also advantageous in the food and beverage industry from a branding perspective.[…] Continue Reading »