FoodStorm State of Catering 2017

With 2017 coming to a close, we thought it the perfect time to reflect on the year just passed, and analyse our data to gain insight into trends across the catering industry.

Recent industry analysis shows that the global contract catering industry is expected to grow at a rate of 4% from 2016 to 2021. With this growth in mind, caterers should be looking to ways to save time on operations and admin within their business.

Catering operations around the world will vary, however we’ve taken a closer look at the patterns among our clients in the industry, including popular menu items, order times, and delivery stats.

The data was collected during a 1 year period between 9/11/2016 and 8/11/2017 across multiple countries, and gives interesting insight into the state of catering today, which can be used to indicate trends for the future.

Check out the statistics in this infographic below to help inform your own catering operations and help your business thrive.

Any good caterer knows that effective day-to-day production requires a solid software system, and FoodStorm provide the perfect solution to automate your processes, generate more sales and delight your customers.


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