Food and Beverage Trends Millennials Can’t Get Enough Of

Every generation brings different preferences that force business to shift accordingly, and millennials’ influence on the food industry is no exception. Here are seven food and beverage trends that today’s young adults can’t get enough of…according to FDR’s intern Mary Murphy.  Mary is a junior at Western Michigan University majoring in Food & CPG Marketing.

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Zero-Proof and Low-ABV Summer Cocktails

Summer cocktails should be light and refreshing, and after a day of playing in the sun, you should be able to quench your thirst without getting knocked on your behind from the alcohol. Right now, fresh ingredients and creative combinations are taking precedence over a big hit of alcohol—that’s why today’s bar professionals are creating zero-proof and low alcohol by volume  (ABV) cocktails that are easy to love on warm summer days.

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A Preferred FDR Vendor: Maple Leaf Foods

Food & Drink Resources (FDR) has worked with Maple Leaf Foods since 2017 when the company decided to expand outside of Canada into the United States. As a preferred vendor, FDR positions Maple Leaf’s meat products in front of our restaurant operator clients when it is a good fit. Maple Leaf makes that job easy. Continue reading

Join Us For the 2018 FDR Golf Outing

We are now accepting sign-ups for both sponsors and players for the 2018 FDR Golf Outing. Again this year, we are inviting members of the national restaurant industry to join us in raising funds for the Cooking Matters program run by Share Our Strength. Last year, we raised $10,000 that went toward healthy meals and nutrition and financial literacy classes for nearly 300 families. We’re hoping to double that donation. Will you help us?

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