Offering consumers’ plenty of choice on the menu, and serving food in quality packaging with consistency, is a key aspect to success in today’s competitve foodservice market.
Street food is enjoying its time in the limelight thanks to growing demand from the consumer for innovative, globally-influenced lunch and snack options.
According to global food trend website ‘The Food People’ street food has become so popular that it is now consumed by an estimated 3.5bn people worldwide, everyday!
Food delivery is booming. More and more restaurants are jumping on the bandwagon (or moped!) and the choice of meal delivery websites and apps is growing, with new entrants on the market including; Supper, UberEats and Feast. Supper are a brand new entrant who are looking to offer consumers more variety. They noticed that the calibre of casual dining had rocketed in the last few years and partnered with L’Anima, Homeslice, Kurobuta, Mac & Wild and Tamarind to offer delivery, using their specially adapted Japanese delivery bikes, to London-based consumers.
Single Source Limited, the leading supplier of single portion products to the foodservice sector, has entered into an exclusive deal to use Earthinks, highly innovative and ground-breaking sustainable printing inks, which are widely being hailed as THE most sustainable inks in the world.
Anson is one of the UK’s most innovative leading independent providers of packaging to the Food to Go sector and are delighted to launch their new hybrid range. Coalesce was originally inspired by the separate lid and base packs currently found in the London Food to Go market, and is a unique patented one piece hybrid solution. The Coalesce range has already created a lot of interest and is considered to be the most innovative hybrid offering available in the market today.
Bunzl Catering Supplies in partnership with Coveris, has launched a new ‘Festival range’ of disposable packaging for the summer season to enable operators to further capitalise on the huge trend for street food. The colourful packaging in red, white and blue, includes quirky slogans such as: ‘Yum, yum, yum’, ‘Enjoy this bite’ and ‘Eat Me’.