ldquoIf therersquos a food thatrsquos high in protein just point that out to customersrdquo mdashBRET THORN Nationrsquos Restaurant News

“If there’s a food that’s high in protein, just point that out to customers.” —BRET THORN, Nation’s Restaurant News

High protein has high potential at retail

SN identifies six emerging trends with the potential to grow sales at retail

One of the culinary trends that is manifesting itself on restaurant menus and could be better leveraged at retail is the growing interest in high-protein foods, said Bret Thorn, senior food editor, Nation’s Restaurant News.

As more and more people shun carbohydrates — often to avoid gluten — and fat, lean proteins are gaining favor.

“The macro-nutrient people are gravitating toward is protein,” said Thorn.

Some of the most trendy items appearing on some quick-servi

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