High street trends
FOOD SALES ON THE MOVE
New research has revealed that the food delivery market in the UK was set to reach £7.1bn by the end of 2020. The data compared the period from January to October 2020 with the same period in 2019. It showed that delivery was up 14% in visit terms (to 804m) and has seen a 40% increase in spend to £5.7bn.
IN WITH THE OLD AND NEW
New research has revealed that beer enthusiasts are more open to trying new and different beers due to Covid-19 and the enforced lockdown across the country. The findings show that 91% have tried a beer that they’d never consumed before in the last two months alone.
The UK food-to-go market experienced significant challenges in 2020 and will continue to be impacted by Covid-19 over the next three years, according to the latest forecast from IGD. The new research, formed in consultation with the industry, estimnates that the sector declined by 43% to £10.8bn in 2020 – a decrease of £8.1bn on 2019.
THE SEARCH IS ON
Vegan Christmas recipes tripled in popularity over the last five years across the UK based on search trend data, a recent study has revealed. Christmas Trimmings Snackdown revealed which festive foods come out on top in the run-up to Christmas, based on search data and a recipe analysis of the UK’s most popular recipe site.