Innovation Tours

In our constant search of new ideas, EFCO sends members of the R+D team into the field to get a first hand look at what’s resonating with consumers. Hitting the streets is a great way to find sources of inspiration, new trends and other tidbits that prove to be invaluable to the ideation and innovation process.
  • SANDWICHES NYC
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    SANDWICHES NYC


    EFCO once again went to NYC to taste and be inspired by the latest trends happening with savory sandwiches. Inspiration comes not just from the sandwich creations themselves, but the trendy locations and what may be the best part of any sandwich – the sauce! Experience some of our favorites such as vegetable-centric sandwiches, the continued rise of chicken sandwiches and the holding strength of traditional delis.

  • BAKERIES NYC
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    BAKERIES NYC

    EFCO took to the streets of NYC to taste and evaluate some of the hottest, trendiest bakeries. Look through the Innovation Tour to see our rankings of the hottest four bakeries and some unique innovative inspiration that inspires both sweet and savory food ideas.

  • DONUTS NYC
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    DONUTS NYC

    Learn about what's hot with donuts in New York City and more importantly, how those flavors and trends can be used to inspire new products like a passion fruit filling, green tea buttercreme or a horchata filling!