Tropical Smoothie Cafeacute39s Sunrise Sunset smoothie

Tropical Smoothie Café's Sunrise Sunset smoothie

Healthful brands bolster Beverage-Snack segment

This is part of the Nation’s Restaurant News annual Second 100 report, a proprietary ranking of restaurant brands Nos. 101-200 by U.S. systemwide sales and other data. This special report is a companion to the Top 100 report.

Like a consumer downing a blended superfood beverage, the Second 100 Beverage-Snack segment got a jolt of energy from smoothie and yogurt concepts.

By offering items that appeal to consumers’ latest definition of healthful or better-for-you, as well as listening to customers, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Smoothie King and Yogurtland led systemwide sales growth with double-digit increases. 

“As healthy progresses into 3.0, look for functional benefits to be

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