August 16, 2018

Mcdonald’s and Subway Refresh While Servers Talk About Dogs

Summer is ending, the kids are going back to school but the foodservice world keeps spinning! Here are some of our favorite stories from this week. McDonald’s Investing Billions in Restaurant Modernization 8,700 McDonald’s restaurants will be receiving a facelift in the coming years as the global restaurant chain plans […]
August 14, 2018

Product Innovation: Sheet Pan Extender

At LloydPans, we have an extensive food solutions team dedicated to improving the quality of our existing pans, developing new pans and finding ways to increase efficiencies in bakeries, restaurants, pizzerias and other foodservice operations. This team has helped bring revolutionary change to the industry, including the launch of our Quik-Disks™ […]
July 31, 2018

What General Mills’ Summer/Fall Lineup Tell Us About Food Trends in 2019 and Beyond

As consumers and food solutions experts, we get excited about new product launches coming to a store near us. It piques interest in both sides of our brains. Professionally, we analyze the “whys” of the launch and revert to questions about what type of pan they’re using. On the personal […]
July 30, 2018

Menu Shock: What to Avoid and What to Focus On

There was a recent column on Pizza Today’s website that caught our eye. The topic: menu shock. In the column, the author detailed a $2,000 pizza topped with truffles, foie gras and edible gold. While I’m sure it tastes delicious, we’ll pass. The team at LloydPans is more partial to a […]
July 23, 2018

Plastic straws, room service and quesadillas in the news!

Tis the season of summer vacations and we just returned from our annual trek to the lake with the family in tow. Now that we’re back, it’s time to catch up on the latest news in the pizza industry! Here are five of our favorite stories. Scientists Try to Prove […]
July 9, 2018

New products, clean label bakery and bug breads!

It’s hot outside, and no doubt, even hotter in bakeries and restaurants across the country. Since you’re too busy keeping cool, we’ve compiled the latest baking and snack industry news for you. Clean-label snack and bakery products become more prevalent as consumer interest grows Five years ago, neither consumers nor […]