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This report covers the UK coffee shop market, its challenges and opportunities, and the latest trends.

We visited Co-op’s third ‘on-the-go’ store to see the new concepts that Co-op had introduced, particularly the execution of its new partnerships with Yo! for sushi and iSqueeze for self-serve fresh juice

We look at how vegan options for on-the-go consumers have developed this Veganuary and identify opportunities for further growth.  

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Our predictions for the trends that will shape food-to-go in 2020.

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.

In our latest London city guide we share inspirational formats from three of the UK capital's food-to-go hot spots.

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The past week has been a time of unprecedented change for the UK’s foodservice operators as the government announced tighter social distancing guidelines that meant dine-in spaces had to close.  Takeaway and delivery are still allowed but the processes involved in providing these services raise concerns for the wellbeing of staff and customers.

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The situation for the UK foodservice industry has progressed rapidly since Friday when the government asked all pubs, restaurants, theatres and gyms to close.   Food-to-go store closures Over the weekend many of the country’s leading food-to-go operators, including McDonald’s, Starbucks, Costa, Pret and Nando’s  have closed stores – for takeaway, delivery and drive thru as well as dine-in. ...
As government advice and consumer reaction to the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in the UK changes rapidly, food-to-go operators are adapting. Here are the latest responses to the situation from the leading companies: McDonald's  From 5am today (19th March) all restaurants will close seating areas and temporarily move to being takeaway, Drive Thru and McDelivery only Toilets and h...
We review Couche-Tard’s third quarter performance and the range of growth initiatives which underpinned its strong set of results. Key numbers Total merchandise and service revenues up 2.6% to $4.3bn Same-store sales up 4.2% in Canada, 3.0% in the US and 2.1% in Europe Operating income up 4.0% to $868.5m Net earnings up 7.8% to $659.9m Optimising the Circle K brand This ...

Current developments in food-to-go with our round up of the latest news.

14-15 October, London

Join 1,000 FMCG professionals to drive sustainable growth and build successful partnerships in a challenging market. If you work within the food and consumer goods industry, then this event is for you!