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Eating in vs eating out 2022

A unique view of the UK food & drink market in 2022 and the outlook for 2023.

Eating out trends 2022

See the top trends shaping the eating out market in 2022 and beyond, with examples from operators leading the way around the world. 

UK eating out market forecast 2022

In this report, we forecast the value of the UK's eating out sector in 2022 as it tries to recover from Covid and look at the implications for the nine subsectors which comprise this market.

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UK food-to-go market 2022-2027

Our predictions for the food-to-go market over the next five years. 

Food-to-go trends 2022

The five trends shaping food-to-go around the world this year with examples of the operators and retailers already leading the way.

UK food-to-go market 2021-2026

Our predictions for a return to growth. We examine the short and longer term outlook for each sub-sector (coffee specialists, food-to-go specialists, QSR, convenience/forecourts and supermarkets/hypermarkets) and highlight implications for operators, retailers and suppliers.

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Waitrose is expanding its partnership with the bakery chain Gail’s, by trialling a new Gail’s fixture in three of its stores.  Whilst Gail’s bread is available in many Waitrose stores across the UK, the range is limited.  The three trial stores are in Berkhamsted, Bloomsbury and Richmond.

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Meal deals are a priority in food-to-go right now. In the midst of a cost-of-living crisis, retailers and food-to-go operators are having to find creative ways to deliver value to their customers when they themselves are facing increasing costs. While customers are trying to save, food-to-go operators are looking for ways to encourage trade ups where possible to capture extra spend and offset ...
Northern Ireland SPAR distributor, Hendersons has re-opened its extensively remodeled SPAR store at Mallusk in Country Antrim including the first ever drive-thru execution of its proprietary hot coffee brand Barista Bar. Located in a largely commercial zone, the new Mallusk store has a significant demand for food and drinks-to-go to meet the daily needs of the local working population and drive-t...
Christmas is rapidly approaching and businesses in the eating out sector are already trying to get customers in the Christmas spirit by showcasing their festive menus and encouraging early bookings. Despite Covid restrictions being less of a concern this year, there is still high uncertainty caused by the cost of living crisis, with the industry already being impacted by lower consumer spend...
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