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Food-to-go latest research
How to elevate fresh food credentials
Retailers are looking for ways to elevate their fresh food offer to enable them to differentiate themselves and gain shopper loyalty. In this report we look at best-in class examples after retailers’ investment in their fresh food departments.
Rewe tests autonomous vending machine
Rewe and Vodafone have been testing a self-driving vending machine in Cologne, which stops when a customer waves at it. According to both companies, the self-driving vending machine, under the Snack Mobil brand, is a European first.
Meal deals: how are they evolving?
With 42% of food-to-go shoppers completing lunch deal missions we look at what matters to these shoppers. We showcase examples from retail and food service catering to different needs and identify potential opportunities for pricing, mission targeting and range development.
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.
Grubhub partners with Las Vegas hotel to replace in-room dining
Grubhub, a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery platform, and Resorts World Las Vegas have launched a first-of-its-kind partnership to become the first resort to offer Grubhub’s advanced ordering technology.
French restaurants offer food delivery in reusable containers
In France, Deliveroo and circular-packaging company barePack are offering customers the option to get food delivered in reusable containers.
UK coffee shop sector report 2021
This report covers the UK coffee shop market, its challenges and opportunities, and the latest trends. It includes profiles of the key players - Costa, Starbucks and Caffè Nero, including their strategic priorities and the impact COVID has had on their operations.
Kellogg’s Away from Home and Chowbotics pilot cereal vending
Kellogg’s Away from Home and Chowbotics, the makers of Sally the fresh food robot (owned by last-mile logistics platform DoorDash) have debuted two new cereal-dispensing vending machines. One of the smart vending machines is at Florida State University and the second is at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Coca-Cola takes flight with Manna
Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland have partnered with Manna Drone Delivery to support faster and more sustainable delivery of Coca-Cola products. The drone delivery service is available in Oranmore, Galway – the largest commercial drone delivery trial of its kind in the world - with plans for further roll-out to Irish towns in the coming months.
Costa Coffee delivered by robot
Starship Technologies has announced that Costa Coffee is utilising its autonomous last-mile delivery robots to offer customers an easy and convenient way to get food and drink delivered in Milton Keynes.