Press review #9
In their ‘Forecast review for the Out of Home catering market 2017-2018-2019’, NDP Group identify two strong trends to keep an eye on in 2018: hybrid concepts between supermarkets and restaurant, where consumers can enjoy meals on site or to go, and the advent of click & collect. .
Fast food now plays an important part in French consumers’ eating habits. In June this year, French magazine Le Progrès noted that it was also influenced by the trend for local and better quality products. .
‘For all players in the foodservice industry, proposing more specific offerings that ride on the back of major events has become essential in order to keep up with the competition’, explains Bernard Boutboul, CEO of Gira Conseil, who have published their book on International Watch, Special World Cup edition (15 June- 15 July). Indeed, football is a major booster and bars as well as home delivery services will certainly benefit in full from the event according to Snacking.fr.