Data snapshot: Commodity inflation by sector

Data snapshot: Commodity inflation by sector

A look at which restaurant concepts are most at risk as food costs rise

As rising commodity costs continue to pose challenges to restaurant operators, securities analyst Chris O’Cull at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey took a segment-by-segment look at expected inflation rates.

Italian-focused brands, as well as Mexican eateries and casual-dining operations are expected to have more exposure to increased commodity costs this year, according to his research. Only wing-focused brands, where the majority of food cost is associated with the price-friend

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