Top 20 Foodservice Magazines, 2016 and 1st Quarter 2017

The Top 20 magazines in the foodservice by total ad pages in 2016 include NRN, of course, then QSR, Foodservice Equipment & Supplies, Restaurant Business, and Pizza Today.

Overall the foodservice print advertising had a gain of just over 8% in 2016.  Here are the totals for the top 20 of the 37 magazines in foodservice industry tracked for this report. 

Top Foodservice Media 2016

For a different view look at the report below. 

This report gives you a feel for the growth among those 37 magazines in foodservice. 

You’ll see Foodservice Director up 82 pages, FSR up almost 70 ad pages, NRN gaining 60, and RB up 39 pages. 

Patterson Advertising Reports reveals top media ad page gainers 2016

So, can we glean anything different in 2017 so far? 

Well, here is a taste of 2017.  Foodservice Equipment and Supplies has topped out over Pizza Today and NRN in total ad pages through March 2017. 

2017 Advertising Statistics b2b foodservice

The biggest gainer was Foodservice Equipment Reports gaining over 80 pages in the first quarter. 

Foodservice Equipment and Supplies gaining almost 37 ad pages. 

Restaurant Hospitality jumping 20 and Flavor the Menu 17 pages. 

Foodservice advertising 2017 1q change

The first half of 2017 will be complete soon, so let us know if you would like to get a customized update for your group. 

We have a new system for  our data and it is now being tested by a few people in the industry. 

If you would like to get a preview of what’s coming, contact me,


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