Taco Bell UK announced today that it plans to show appreciation for fans with something we all know and love – free tacos. Taco Bell fans across the UK can enjoy a free Crunchy Taco every Tuesday in August.
Global information company The NPD Group says weekly spend in British foodservice in April 2020 was just over £200 million, compared to April 2019’s weekly spend level of around £1 billion pounds – a fall of 80%. In addition, the
Global information company The NPD Group says visits in the British out-of-home (OOH) or eat-out foodservice market will slide in 2019 and 2020. The market peaked at 11.35 billion visits in 2017 but dropped - 0.5% to 11.29 billion in
The UK grocery wholesaling sector has experienced another year of growing sales, which is forecast to continue for the next four years thanks to the expanding out-of-home market. According to figures from grocery research organisation IGD, UK grocery wholesalers saw sales
One year after Brexit referendum, British foodservice industry shows early signs of slowing down, NPD Group reveals
According to new research from global information company The NPD Group, the British Out of Home (OOH) foodservice market has slowed since the June 2016 Brexit referendum result. While visits after the referendum (10-month period July 2016 to April 2017)
They have been a familiar part of every British high street for at least a century, but according to new information from global information company The NPD Group, Britain’s fish and chip shops are facing an uncertain future. They are
Global information company The NPD Group has identified five key foodservice industry trends to monitor in 2017.
Branded foodservice outlets are taking big bites out of their independent competitors, NPD Group reveals
Figures released by global information company The NPD Group show that when we eat away from home, we are more likely to spend our money at branded outlets. Eight years ago (to YE Sept 2008), the market share for brands
The NPD Group has released 10 insights into the changes in eating and drinking out in Britain. When we buy something to eat or drink away from home – a restaurant meal, a quick snack, or even a grab-and-go supermarket sandwich
For every cup of tea we drink out of home we now consume two-and-half cups of coffee, NPD Group reports
Figures released by global information company The NPD Group for the out-of-home (OOH) British foodservice market show that Britain’s love affair for coffee is strengthening at the expense of tea. Britons drank some 2.098 billion cups of coffee away from home
Global information company The NPD Group has identified five key foodservice industry trends to monitor in 2016.
Foodservice industry figures from global information provider The NPD Group show that casual dining chains are winning in the customer satisfaction stakes. For the year ending March 2015, consumers said they felt ‘strong overall satisfaction’ in 77% of visits to
AF Blakemore wins triple “Big Tick” success in Business in the Community Awards and donates to local hospice
AF Blakemore is celebrating after three of its responsible business programmes retained their Big Tick status in the Business in the Community 2015 Awards for Excellence. The company’s Foodservice division has also made a donation to a local children’s hospice.
Foodservice industry figures from global information provider The NPD Group show that pubs are increasingly more a place for eating and less a venue for ‘a quick pint’. Half of the British population now visits a pub at least once
AF Blakemore has revealed a new partnership with award-winning Spar retail and restaurant business EAT 17. The Blakemore Group has announced a joint venture with the East London-based company with the purpose of gaining a greater understanding of its success
Foodservice industry figures from global information provider The NPD Group show that, when Britons eat out, they are much more demanding when it comes to good prices and good quality than they were a few years ago. At the end
Spar is trialling a new foodservice concept – Daily Deli – that could soon roll out to stores across the UK. Since 26 February 2015, Spar has been piloting the foodservice offer at Spar Glenwell in Belfast. The Daily Deli range, which is available
Creating inspiring vegetable-based products for over 25 years, Goodlife has launched two new meat-free creations for the foodservice market. This frozen range, which has been specifically created for educational establishments, has been made using only the finest veg ingredients, to offer a unique
As British consumers rediscover a sense of confidence about the future, they have started to eat out more. NPD is forecasting that the British foodservice market will grow by 1.1% in 2015 and 1.5% in 2016. The NPD Group says
The NPD Group has identified five ingredients for foodservice success in 2015 1. Goodbye blind loyalty – choice and innovation breeding increased promiscuity Consumers increasingly spoilt for choice will demand more if they’re to stay loyal. Winners in 2015 will present
When a family chooses to eat out in a British restaurant, a fast food outlet, or even in a pub or curry house, who makes the decision on where they dine? Foodservice industry figures from global information provider The NPD
Holland’s, one of the UK’s best-known producers of pies and pastries for over 160 years, and Central Foods, a dedicated, frozen food specialist, offering a ‘one-stop-shop’ exclusively to the foodservice sector, have come together to increase distribution of Holland’s frozen foods to wholesalers and caterers
Starbucks is teaming up with Pod, known for its seasonal and nutritious fresh food served from 23 stores across London, to offer selected food from its breakfast and lunch ranges at three Starbucks stores in central London for a trial
Foodservice industry figures from global information company The NPD Group show casual dining as of year ending March 2014 has increased annual traffic by 11.6% compared to five years ago. That means 47m more visits to casual dining restaurants now than