A new report from digital restaurant platform BentoBox and restaurant discover platform The Infatuation suggests many consumers, particularly the younger demographic use low delivery fees and the offer of promotions and discounts as major deciding factors when it comes to choosing a delivery service. Firstly, the report notes that 74 per cent of U.S. diners […]
Many new pandemic food trends have been formed during COVID-19. But how of them will be sticking around? Data and tech company Numerator has tried to assess just that in a new COVID Buyer Habit Index aimed at understanding the “stickiness” of new consumer buying behaviours. The analysis examines pandemic food trends in major categories including alcohol, […]
A new report from Dalhousie University suggests that consumer confidence in Canadian food safety is rebounding, one year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dalhousie’s Agri-Food Analytics Lab, in partnership with Caddle, surveyed over 10,000 Canadians at the end of February 2021. The participants were surveyed on consumer confidence and satisfaction. Overall, there were […]
The 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report details the impact of COVID-19, including statistics and trends in labour, menu, and tech.
According to new research from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI), Canadians are optimistic about their food supply even during COVID-19.
Press Release More consumers now than in 2016 say they are following restrictive specialty diets, Technomic discovered in the 2019 Center of the Plate: Seafood and Vegetarian Consumer Trend Report. While a significant majority of consumers do not follow a specialty diet, those who do are most likely to classify themselves with flexible terms such as “semivegetarian” […]
By Asad Amin What to eat? Cook at home or eat out? Takeout or home delivery? Modern eating is fraught with a great deal of uncertainty. Today’s eating and drinking decisions are often in-the-moment and spontaneous, driven by impulse and whim. We live in a culture of increasingly unplanned occasions, with a large proportion of decision-making […]