This past year has proven quite the challenge in adapting to our consumer needs. Our baked goods have always managed to bring richness and delight to menus across the country, but we’ve found there’s a more immediate need for solutions that are safe, easy to execute AND readily available. Our prepackaged desserts and food service […]
Sweet Street Receives Coveted Industry FABI Award
READING, PA (May 19, 2020) — Sweet Street, the nation’s leading manufacturer of gourmet desserts, announced today its recognition for its Zoe’s Crush Manifesto® Cookie as a 2020 Food and Beverage (FABI) Award recipient. Each year at the National Restaurant Association Show, the FABI Awards highlight products that are breaking new ground in taste, creativity, […]
Gluten-Free: Its Importance on the Menu
Many of our favorite social situations revolve around food. This can make it difficult to socialize if you’re restricted by a gluten-free diet. Sadly, studies have found that roughly 21% of people with celiac disease avoid social events so that they can stick to their gluten-free diet. What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein found […]
Be Sure to Invite Manifesto® Desserts to the Party
It’s Time to Impress Guests From Thanksgiving to New Year’s our weekends are busy with attending parties or hosting gatherings. Of course, the best and worst part about these occasions are the endless opportunities to taste treats that you later regret eating. But have no fear this holiday season, when you share Sweet Street’s Manifesto […]
With the boom of third party delivering services like Seamless, Grub Hub and Uber Eats, it’s no surprise that the demand for restaurant delivery continues to rise. Food delivery is up 28% from last year and is projected to grow 12% per year over the next 5 years.* Now, serving dessert on-the-go is easier than […]
Innovative Food on Display- Nrn.com
Kruse/Thorn: NRA Show puts innovative food on display Nancy Kruse 1 , Bret Thorn | May 24, 2018 In a monthly series, menu trend analyst Nancy Kruse and NRN senior food editor Bret Thorn debate current trends in the restaurant industry. For this installment, they discuss food innovations at the NRA Show. Kruse Company president […]
Our Manifesto®? Clean can still be filthy delicious
Just how much of an impact can clean ingredient labels make on the purchase decision? Consider this stat from foodinsiderjournal.com: according to specialty PR agency Ingredient Communications, 73% of consumers are willing to pay a higher retail price for a food or drink product made with ingredients they recognize and trust. Of course, it takes […]
Manifesto Desserts- Treat Yo Self!
Time to Think of You The past couple months you’ve only been thinking of others and now it’s finally time to think of yourself and what you would enjoy this holiday season. It’s a wonderful time of the year to indulge in sweet delights, but guiltless treats are the best way to enjoy yourself now. […]
Sustainable Chocolate, a Labor of Love. – Sandy’s Journey to Peru.
Editors note: As the consumer demand for chocolate grows, so do the pressures of production for the many small producers; working in harsh, tropical conditions and many times struggling to make a living wage. Supporting the sustainable farming of these crops is vital to the global industry and to the livelihood of the farmers and […]
The Magic of Chocolate Discovered
Over the past few years on this blog, we’ve often delved into the many wonderful attributes of chocolate (taking a fork, a spoon and even a straw with us along the way). It’s easy to justify all the attention. Chocolate remains the top dessert flavor1—and just the mere mention of the word takes most people […]
Skip the forks and spoons—serve these desserts with a straw.
Keeping your dessert menu innovative and fresh sometimes calls for a little outside-the-box thinking. Or maybe a better way to put it is: a little inside-the-glass thinking. Yes, it’s time to consider all the luscious possibilities of drinkable desserts. The most classic of all drinkable desserts is, of course, the milkshake. And while it’s not […]
Snacking, the new dessert sales hot spot.
The old adage of three square meals a day is in need of a major refresh. Today, snack occasions are almost as prevalent as meal occasions (49% vs. 51%).1 And a whopping 83% of consumers report snacking on a daily basis.2 Many factors have contributed to the growing popularity snacking: on-the-go lifestyles, more people living […]