Food-To-Go GrowthAug 23rd, 2017
Food to go sales set to rise by a third to £23.5bn by 2022 latest reports forecast.
Specialist food to go outlets will see the greatest growth, from £5.1bn to £7.7bn. Success will be reinforced by diversification into healthier options.
Quick service restaurants are looking at steady growth. Menus are being updated and in-store technology will bring in the younger customer.
Coffee specialists are to be the 2nd fastest growing category. Breakfast is a key area for sales growth. Hot drinks will still account for 50% of purchases.
Convenience and forecourt are partnering with brands to expand the product offer. Younger demographics being targeted heavily.
Super and hypermarkets are investing heavily in their own-label ranges and branded in-store concessions.
Shoppers are shopping more frequently with smaller basket sizes and more foods to go.