The 4th July brought the foodservice sector one step closer to recovery, but in a post-covid world the question on everyone’s minds is when will the industry return to its former glory? As part of their Food Strategy Forum series, MCA examined what a post-lockdown recovery looks like for the UK market, highlighting the impact coronavirus has had on trends, dynamic meal equation and the consequential shift in consumer attitudes and eating habits.
With the foodservice industry being forced in to a slow crawl due to the lockdown, and the grocery retail industry experiencing heightened demand, but with new rules, the wholesale market has faced some huge challenges head-on and shown some remarkable adaptability throughout the Corona Virus pandemic.
Usually when you think of Arena events you think palatial venues, glasses of bubbles, canapés and of course a fabulous three course lunch. Not to mention the shared insights from those at the top of their game and the chance to catch-up with industry contacts old and new.
Coined the ‘new normal’ there are numerous predictions about how our ‘adjusted normality’ will pan out. Of course, nobody knows for sure how this unprecedented pandemic will affect UK consumers and the eating out scene in the months ahead, but here are some of the top predictions across both…