According to the Takeaway Economy Report, which uses data compiled by The Centre for Economics and Business Research, spending on takeaway food grew by 34 per cent between 2009 and 2016 – to £9.9 billion – and now equates to 12.1 per cent of total spending on food.
The options of hot food-to-go dishes that foodservice operators now offer has exploded, and enjoying hot foods has become an all year round trend. To keep food hot and customers happy, Smith Anderson offer the ultimate solution for keeping food items insulated, whilst retaining the crispy texture. Hot’n’Crispy is a simple, yet effective piece of packaging that helps to deliver a great eating experience.
Whether it’s with gravy, curry sauce, lashing of salt and vinegar or good old fashioned ketchup, if it’s one thing Britons love, it’s their chips! In fact, more than 1.6 million tons of potatoes are made into chips and more than 250 million fish and chip meals are sold each year in the UK, that’s about 8 every second.
As Christmas shoppers fill the high streets, arms full of bags with gifts for their loved ones, they eagerly look for a quick and convenient snack to fill their grumbling stomachs. When searching for the ideal winter food for on the go, consumers look for something that is hot whilst also being easy to eat and hold whilst bundled up in coats and gloves.
Hot ‘n’ Crispy bags, from our partner supplier Smith Anderson, use revolutionary technology to ensure that hot food is packaged and presented to the customer in the best possible way. Now widely used in markets from quick service restaurants to forecourt convenience stores and bakeries.