Bakery products are surging in popularity with consumers year on year. According to Ibis World, the market size of baked goods in the UK in 2022 is £8.4bn, and is only continuing to grow. As an ever-growing industry, it’s important for contract caterers to keep on top of the latest trends and developments….
An exciting new chapter in our story
UHL wanted to increase and revamp their snacking range in their coffee shops and cafes so that patients, staff, and visitors had a variety of choice and an improved quality of snacks. Their initial brief prioritised high-quality snacks that met a price point that was affordable for them and their customers, to help increase and drive sales.
There are a lot of factors that affect the overall satisfaction in a patients stay at a healthcare centre, with the quality of the healthcare’s food service being one of the main ones. According to a recent study conducted by Sofia Rapo et al found that the quality of food is one of the most important factors that affects a patients’ overall satisfaction and experience, which demonstrates the importance of offering good quality, nutritious food for patients. Find out more about our tips to consider when choosing healthcare desserts in our blog here.
As we get closer to the Christmas season, cafes, supermarkets and restaurants, amongst many other out of home outlets, are beginning to stock their shelves and menus with Christmas treats galore. Find out more about the latest Christmas treat trends for 2022 in our blog here.
We recently exhibited at the UK’s multi-award winning and biggest event in the food to go sector, the Lunch! show, for the first time. If you haven’t heard of Lunch! before, it’s a dedicated conference for the food to go sector, showcasing new and innovative food and drink and the latest tech and packaging solutions all under one roof. Find out more in our blog here.
The idea of having miniature versions of delicious sweet treats has become a huge trend recently as many consumers are becoming more mindful with their eating habits. According to Mondelez International, 86% of consumers believe in the importance of control over their snacking choices through portion size options, which indicates the shift in consumer behaviour from opting for smaller, bite-sized snacks rather than larger, ‘full portioned’ snacks. Find out more in our latest blog
Whoopie cookies, otherwise known as cookie sandwiches, and not to be confused with ice-cream cookie sandwiches, have been a huge craze across the United States and are are now proving to be very popular in the UK. Find out more about the rise of the whoopie cookie in our latest blog.