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NEW RESEARCH: ‘Habit’ is the fastest-growing reason for consumers visiting a foodservice outlet

NEW RESEARCH: ‘Habit’ is the fastest-growing reason for consumers visiting a foodservice outlet

New findings released this morning by global information company The NPD Group suggest consumers eating out on Britain’s high streets are becoming creatures of habit. NPD Group foodservice data for the year ending (YE) November 2017 shows that the reason for choosing a particular foodservice operator in nearly one in four (24%) eat-out or out-of-home

Era of ‘fully automated dining experiences’ getting closer

Nearly one in five diners plans to use mobile ordering for food more often in the coming year, while one in seven want to see more kiosk ordering options in 2018, a Mintel study in the US has revealed. A number of US operators are blazing a trail with “fully automated dining experiences” designed to provide

Manchester hailed as fastest improving restaurant hub outside of London

Manchester, Edinburgh and Birmingham have been pegged as foodie destinations on the grow, according to an independent restaurant guide. The UK’s best towns for dining, and top 100 restaurants were revealed in ‘Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2018’, one of the country’s most comprehensive restaurant guides. Harden’s 27th annual poll of diners, which surveyed 8,500 participants and

Kitchens of the future face a total tech takeover

Diners want a faster, more flexible way of dining that adopts technology and digital advances to personalise their experiences, a new report has claimed. The quarterly dining trends report, released by booking platform Bookatable, said that personalisation is key, with almost half (47%) expecting to curate their entire dining experience in the not so distant

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