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Employed Americans Desire to Eat More Healthy Lunches
More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three quarters (77%) say they're more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, and Aramark, the largest U.S. based food service company.
The survey was conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of the American Heart Association and Aramark as part of their joint initiative, Healthy for Life® 20 By 20, among 907 employed U.S. adults aged 18 or older who say they typically eat lunch during work hours.
"Understanding what employees are eating for lunch on a typical workday and what factors influence their choices helps us develop strategies to improve dietary intake with multi-level approaches through...
Aramark Launches its First Dedicated Plant-Forward Dining Concept, the Twisted Beet
Aramark, the largest U.S. based food service company, is putting a twist on comfort food, with the launch of its first dedicated plant-forward dining concept, The Twisted Beet.
Proof that eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring, The Twisted Beet’s plant-forward comfort food menu puts a healthy spin on dishes like meatball subs and mac and cheese, and emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes, but still offers a proportionately small quantity of animal protein.
Aramark research shows that 60 percent of consumers want to reduce their meat intake and 62 percent want to eat more vegetables. In response to growing demand, Aramark has expanded its menu selections to ensure it’s providing the choices that ...
Final Four Signature Snacks Unveiled for NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship at U.S. Bank Stadium
When the 2019 Men’s Final Four in Minneapolis tips off this weekend, there will be plenty for fans to cheer about both on and off the court. Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the food and beverage provider for U.S. Bank Stadium, has created four signature items that pay tribute to the teams vying for the national championship.
“The Final Four is the pinnacle of the college basketball season, so we strove to create a menu that celebrates the occasion and embodies the fans’ school spirit with signature snacks inspired by each team’s hometown ...
Aramark Loads the Bases with More than 40 New Menu Items for Opening Day
Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is just around the corner, and Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine MLB teams, is unveiling its 2019 ballpark menu highlights, full of new takes on ballpark favorites and better-for-you options. New technology and innovative concepts will debut to further drive fan engagement.
“Our chefs spent the off-season developing new recipes and innovative concepts to further enhance the game day dining experience for fans,” said Carl Mittleman, President of Aramark’s Sports and Entertainment division. “With a focus on quality, health, convenience and personalization, the new menu items we are introducing offer ...
Aramark Partners with JUST on New, Plant-Based Egg Product
JUST, an innovative food company, has announced today that it has partnered with Aramark, a global food leader, to produce JUST Egg, a plant-based protein product to corporate, healthcare, and higher education cafes. JUST Egg is plant-based, cholesterol-free, and dairy-free. After five years of development, JUST’s team of Michelin-starred chefs have created a product that they say looks and tastes just like the fluffy, filling, savory breakfast staple that consumers love. The JUST Egg breakfast patty will be available to consumers for a limited time at select locations, managed by Aramark, beginning October 22...
Aramark Heats Up Arenas with 25 New Menu Items for the NHL and NBA Seasons
To kick off arena season, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) -- the food and beverage provider at nine NHL and NBA arenas, who will serve nearly eight million fans attending NHL and NBA games -- is heating up the ice and hardwood with new menus stocked with everything from hometown hot dogs to vegetarian poke bowls.
Some of the new menu items Aramark is introducing at the arenas it serves include...
Aramark Kicks-off Football Season with the Debut of the 30 Hottest New Menu Items across the NFL
Aramark tackles fans’ cravings with more than 30 new options and increased healthy choices Are you ready for some football? Aramark, the foodservice provider that partners with more NFL teams, and serves more football fans than any other hospitality company, is! To prepare for the upcoming season, where they will serve more than six million football fans, Aramark’s culinary and innovation teams explored local food trends and dove into fan feedback and consumer insights, to create unique menu items reflecting each city’s local flavors and signature ...
Aramark Reports Record Third Quarter Results Sales +11%; Constant Currency Sales +9%Operating Income +22%; Adjusted Operating Income (AOI) +20%1EPS +12% to $0.29; Adjusted EPS +18%1 to $0.48Operating Income Margin up 40 bps to 4.7%; AOI Margin up 60 bps to 6.4%1
Affirming Full-Year 2018 Adjusted EPS Outlook
“We reported record performance driven by broad-based results across the globe. Our focus on delivering an enhanced customer experience drove strong revenue growth. Our productivity initiatives are working well, which led to solid margin expansion, along with double-digit operating income and EPS growth,” said Eric J. Foss, Chairman, President and CEO. “We affirm our full-year Adjusted EPS outlook of $2.20 to $2.30, and we are now expecting approximately 3.5% revenue growth in our legacy operations.”
Foss added: “Aramark benefits from a proven, resilient business model and robust financial flexibility. Looking beyond 2018, we are confident in our ability to continue generating sustainable shareholder value by executing against our clear and focused strategy."
Consolidated sales were $4.0 billion in the ...
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