Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

JAN 2019

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10 • FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES • JANUARY 2019 people & events Trends by the Numbers The number of locations Jollibee Fried Chicken plans to have in the U.S. within the next five years. The chain currently operates 37 U.S. locations. 150 The percent of all restaurant visits where the customers dined on premise, per data from The NPD Group for the year ending September 2018. This rate was flat compared to the same time period one year earlier. 37% The percent of meals purchased in a restaurant but consumed at home, per data from The NPD Group for the year ending September 2018. This marks a 2 percent increase compared to 2017. And 71 percent of the people eating these meals were already at home prior to order- ing their food. 32% The percent by which chicken strip servings at restaurants and foodservice outlets increased in the quarter ending September 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, per data from The NPD Group. In contrast, chicken nugget servings declined by 3 percent. 16% The percent of chefs who listed craft, artisan, and locally pro- duced spirits as the number one alcoholic beverage trend on the National Restaurant Associa- tion's What's Hot in 2019 Culinary Forecast. And roughly 60 percent of participating chefs said locally produced spirits, wine, and beer would be among the hottest beverage choices in 2019. 65% The number of jobs the foodservice industry added in November, per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statis- tics. This accounts for 13 percent of all the private sector jobs added that month. 21,200 The percent of chefs who said craft/house-roasted coffee would simmer over in 2019, per the National Restaurant As- sociation's What's Hot in 2019 Culinary Forecast. 51% The percent of consumers who visit family-style restaurants that say they're more likely to visit a chain than an independent operator, per Technomic. 38%

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