By Asad Amin I am a devout foodie. My weekend plans, at times, revolved around which new restaurants had opened in the city or which old haunt I had been craving for a while. Over the past year-and-a-half, that shifted to takeout, delivery, and very few dine-in occasions. As soon as my family and I […]
Quick-service and full-service restaurants saw an expected decline in revenue and traffic, according to preliminary numbers from Ipsos.
Market researcher Ipsos predicts the foodservice industry will contract by 26 per cent at best during the remainder of 2020.
By Asad Amin Formal meal times are giving way to low key, all-day grazing. Over the past five years alone, trends observed by the Ipsos Food and Beverage Group indicate that snacking is becoming an increasingly ingrained consumption behaviour amongst Canadians. Reported snack occasions across all venues, in-home and out-of-home, currently account for 67 per […]
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 […]
Higher percentage of Millennials serving as designated drivers while an aversion to social media shaming has a positive impact on Millennials choosing to drink less Press release Canadian Millennials between the ages of 18 and 34 are the country’s most responsible age group when it comes to drinking and driving, according to a recent study […]
By Kathy Perrotta Today’s modern eating culture is fraught with a vast array of options, with around-the-clock access enabling consumers to make more autonomous choices that meet highly personal preferences and needs. What do I feel like? Do I feel like cooking at home, or should I go out? Should I pick something up or […]