The Coronavirus pandemic has dramatically altered consumer eating habits and lifestyles. Foodservice outlets located in city centres were particularly hard hit by the lack of footfall during home seclusion. As flexible working arrangements are likely to remain long term, CFS operators need to rethink their location strategies in order to thrive.
Despite the size of the Nordics with fewer than 30 million people, the region can boast that it is the birthplace of globally-leading fmcg companies that are also at the forefront of sustainable innovation, including the likes of IKEA, Carlsberg and LEGO. What is it about Nordic region that enables business and sustainability goals to effectively combine and more importantly to be implemented?
The British Government’s anti-obesity regulation on products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) is likely to impact packaged food and soft drinks, both in terms of brands and consumers. Although the new legislation might come as a hindrance for some categories, it might also offer an opportunity for others.