Today's Top Trends

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Here are a few trends worth capitalizing on:

1. Breakfast

Americans are eating this meal away from home, with about 1 billion morning meals served every month by U.S. restaurants—and 80% of those coming from QSRs!1

2. Customizable Beverages

Today’s consumers are accustomed to having it their way. With versatile branded ingredients like HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Syrup, HERSHEY’S Classic Caramel Topping and a multitude of HERSHEY’S Confections, you can easily exude quality and efficiency across all your made-to-order smoothies, shakes and coffee drink orders.

3. Snacking

Consumers are snacking more today than just two years ago. According to a recent report, almost half of consumers surveyed say they snack at least twice a day, compared with 25 percent in 2010.2

1 NPD Group,, 2010
2 Restaurants Adapt to Snacking Trend With Smaller Portions,, March 2012

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