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The Importance of Trust and Transparency in the Smoothie Industry

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Many restaurants have been listing ingredients and calorie counts for years – we have listed the main ingredients for each smoothie on our menu at Smoothie King for several years. However, in May 2018, calorie menu labels are becoming mandatory for restaurants of a certain size and other food serving establishments like ice cream shops, […]

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Cleaner Blending Makes Clean Eating Easy for Smoothie King Guests

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Smoothie King franchisees and their team members inspire guests to live a healthy and active lifestyle through the brand’s products. By adding cleaner, more nutritious ingredients to their menu, franchisees have the opportunity to meet the evolving demand for better-for-you foods with fewer additives. In the past year, Smoothie King has been developing this goal […]

A Perfect Storm for Smoothies to Reign Supreme 

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Due to today’s busier lifestyles, consumers are increasingly replacing main meals with more flexible, light and convenient snacking options. According to Technomic, 83 percent of consumers reported snacking daily in 2016 compared to 76 percent in 2014. In addition, while obesity and diabetes rates have increased over the past decades, consumers have responded by becoming […]

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Satisfying the Enduring Demand for Meal Replacement Smoothies

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The economics of the meal replacement industry are continually trending upwards. While meal replacement powders and shakes have been on the market for decades, recent health trends and popular diets have created an unprecedented increase in demand for these types of products. In just the last five years, the meal replacement industry experienced a near […]

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What’s Next for the QSR Sector? [Part 2]

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Part 1 of “What’s Next for the QSR Sector?” highlighted the ongoing transformation of the quick-service restaurant segment toward greater opportunities for customization, transparency with ingredients and even more pronounced push for convenience – especially with drive-thrus. In Part 2, we’re taking a closer look at technology. From in-store equipment that improves operations and consistency […]

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