Food-to-go & eating out articles

24 October 2022
Tesco has put up the prices of its meal deal for the first time since 2012 as food price inflation reached 14.6% in September. In February this year, Tesco made their £3 meal part of its Clubcard offering , meaning prices would rise to £3.50 for non-Clubcard holders, while those part of the loyalty scheme could still redeem the meal deal for £3. 70% of meal deal customers are Clubcard ho...
10 August 2022
After nearly all food-to-go missions returned to their pre pandemic levels in Q1 , our Q2 update explores how the cost-of-living crisis has impacted food-to-go consumption. With the drive to save money hitting record levels , how will this affect food-to-go behaviour once energy bills rise in October and disposable income becomes even more stretched? 1. Value is becoming ever more importan...
22 July 2022
In our latest food-to-go customer report on ShopperVista, we explored app usage in food-to-go. Around the same time we published this report, Pret talked about their 2021 and H1 2022 sales, revealing that digital sales accounted for 37% of 2021 sales.   Here we look at some of our key findings and how this relates to Pret’s digital growth   Time-pressed customers are driving app us...
31 March 2022
As we try to move ‘post-Covid’, shoppers are facing a cost of living crisis, which will change their perceptions of how they can spend their money. With this in mind, we asked shoppers about their plans for eating out of home post-Covid and how they are planning for occasions. Here are three of the key findings. ShopperVista subscribers can access the full report here . 1. We are already s...
22 March 2022
Coming out of the pandemic, we expected to see shoppers making the most of occasions in an attempt to make up for lost time. However, with the cost of living crisis upon us, shoppers are again adjusting their expectations of how occasions could play out this year.   ShopperVista Research March 2022. Base: 93 shoppers and 2p 18-44-year-old shoppers. Early indications also show: ...
24 February 2022
Using insights from our category benchmarks, we explore how food-to-go shoppers shop three on-the-go subcategories: Sandwiches/wraps Soft drinks Snacks In our 2-minute summary, we highlight one key insight from each subcategory, you can find more in the report . Health considerations top of mind for sandwich/wrap shoppers Sandwiches and wrap shoppers are more likely to con...
04 February 2022
In the most recent quarter , we explored how food-to-go shoppers adapted during Omicron, Plan B guidelines and in the run up to Christmas. Moving into 2022 what will food-to-go shoppers be looking for as they return to workplaces with fewer restrictions? 1. Shoppers are seeking to minimise the time they spend Food-to-go shoppers are focused on fast missions seeking to make speedy purchases...
03 November 2021
Our two minute read summarising the latest movements in British shopper sentiment and outlook How are shoppers reacting to rising prices? Against a backdrop of preparations for COP26, availability challenges and rises in energy, fuel and food prices, our latest monthly ShopperVista update reveals a continued decline in shopper confidence coupled with increased focus on the environment when ...
20 August 2021
Come and join us in person at this year’s lunch! Show on 23 September - we’ll be sharing our latest forecasts and insight on the Food-to-Go market and we’ll also take you through the changing landscape of the coffee shop market. The Road to Recovery for Food-to-Go 12.45-1.15pm, Keynote Theatre 3, 23 September Food-to-go market is recovering faster than expected Our latest forecasts pred...
02 February 2021
2020 was a year like no other. How many times have we all heard or said that in the last few months? One of the things that changed and continues to change for all of us in this pandemic was our eating and drinking habits. Restrictions of socialising, increased working from home and spending more time at home has all led to changes in where we eat and for many what we eat. Back in 2019 my co...