If there’s one thing that people can agree on, it’s cheese. In fact, the average American eats 39 pounds of cheese a year.
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The ripple effects of COVID-19 on the U.S. food industry has created volatility in the cheese industry as well. Learn how operators are adjusting.
By summer, after shelter-in-place guidelines were lifted, indoor dining had resumed around the country (with restrictions varying by state). But with infection rates rising, a number of regions are again significantly restricting or shuttering dine-in service, forcing many restaurant operators to focus on outdoor dining as an alternative.
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Cheddar ranks as Americans’ second most-loved cheese variety. What do operators need to know about this variety of cheese in order to keep that love strong? Find out here:
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Digital food orders have grown at an average annual rate of 23% since 2013, so it isn’t surprising that some restaurants have found fulfilling the constant influx of delivery requests challenging.
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Few global events have disrupted the U.S. food industry—from farm to table—as significantly as COVID-19. The ripple effects of that disruption have created volatility in the cheese industry as well.
Some foodservice segments are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 crisis more than others. QSRs and fast-casual operations, for instance, have experienced a smaller decline in business than fine dining establishments.