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Ireland continues to be an outstanding market in which to explore the opportunities for food-to-go in retail, captured in our latest report looking at stores to learn from in Dublin. Here we focus on some the latest activities of one of the leading players in this space, BWG, and how in collaboration with store owners it is evolving and upgrading the SPAR Ireland proposition.

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London finds itself right now part way through an explosion of food hall activity, with several high profile openings set to follow in the footsteps of the two Market Halls, Fulham and Victoria, that have opened in the past 18 months. Indeed a third Market Hall, the biggest yet, will open on Oxford St later this year. We’ve visited the latest addition to London’s food hall scene, the Arcade Food ...
Across the UK, we’ve already seen significant expansion into transit hubs from a range of operators. Here we draw together some of the latest moves from food-to-go players in airports. Crêpeaffaire – Luton Airport Crêpeaffaire is just one of a number of food-to-go focused operators that have opened at the newly refurbished Luton airport (Bristol-based Friska was one of the earlier entrants,...
Crussh Fit Food & Juice Bars has opened its first site outside of the UK’s south east, in partnership with global services company Sodexo. Partnership with Sodexo The new healthy eating focused café is located at Birmingham Children’s Hospital as part of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, extending its 10-year partnership with Sodexo. The launch follows last year’s fran...

Presentations

22/08/2019
We recently visited Coop Switzelrand’s latest premium food concept, Fooby. This is a best in class store in terms of design and immersive shopping experience. It emphasises on sustainable, local, natural, healthy, tastyand artisanal products.
22/08/2019
We visited the first 'daily' format in the Zurich region, to see how Migros is using its store to provide shoppers with a wide convenience range and its private label food-to-go range.
19/08/2019
In our latest Manchester guide we share our pick of must-see stores in Manchester, highlighting retailers' initiatives in fresh, food-to-go and sustainability, as well as inspiration beyond grocery. See stores from the likes of Co-op, Simply Fresh, Morrisons, Amazon and Lush, amongst others.
16/08/2019
We’re seeing retailers around the world meeting the needs of transient shoppers, offering speed and convenience, whilst also maintaining a quality grocery retail offer. This presentation illustrates the key themes shaping stores in travel locations with examples from retailers including Waitrose, Co-op, Carrefour, Albert Heijn, Loblaw and more.
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We assess the state of play in the UK food-to-go market, with current and future market size projections, designed to help you understand the dynamics within each segment to make the most of your food-to-go growth opportunity.

As food-to-go becomes an increasingly popular route to growth, we assess the key trends that will shape development in the year ahead.

London | Dublin | Amsterdam
Let us supercharge your innovation strategy in our one day sessions across major European retail and food-to-go hotspots.

6-7 November, London
IGD Live, the new home of our food-to-go event

Across Europe and North America, IGD takes you ‘on safari’ to the best stores in a market, targeting the innovations and category developments that offer the sharpest insights relevant to your business. View our short video, ‘3 lessons in Food-to-go fusion in Dublin’ taken from our recent safari in Dublin.