The Happetite
29 Nov - 1 Dec 2022
MAPIC - Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Food Industry Trends

 The happetite is a hub for food industry content. Here you will find key food industry trends dealing with industry matters such as:

• New business opportunities presented by travel retail for food service companies

• Digital technologies that enhance customer experience

• The creation of food halls in retail locations to boost their appeal

• The increasing importance of food delivery and logistics solutions for International food service companies

Get the latest food industry trends with exclusive white papers

As an expert of the food industry, The Happetite provides you white paper to help you to understand the latest food industry trends.

Three steps to F&B recovery

An exclusive food & beverage industry report including the latest information on how the F&B sector can prepare to open for business.

The food and beverage (F&B) industry has been hit hard by COVID-19 and is now in a period of rapid adjustment and adaptation, with operators reorganising their restaurant offers and expanding their click & collect, kerbside and delivery options.

Over the past months we have talked to a wide range of leading F&B companies about food and beverage trends and how they see the future of dining and what it will take to survive, stay open and succeed.

Video - How to build the food destinations of tomorrow?

In the spotlight this week

What is Jonathan Doughty hungry for?

Jonathan Doughty, Global head of Foodservice, leisure and Placemaking at ECE Projektmanagement GmbH lays a stress on what is a successful food and beverage concept. For him, the location and the experience given to the customers are the main important one. It deals with the right Placemaking creations!

Zoom on key topics covered in the Interview:

•What are the hottest food trends that customers are hungry for?

• And how they impact the actual offer of food and beverage?

• F&B is the new hot topic for retail venues. How property companies are now considering F&B as an anchor in their shopping malls/department stores/Transit zones/ Cities?

•Is there a change in the kind of store format to answer to the market needs?

•What are the main territories to be in and the best way to go (local operations, direct operations)?

Discover the latest food industry trends on our blog

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You'll find testimonies from international experts and read about hot topics affecting the food industry.

Download a variety of white papers and articles to help you understand why Food and Beverage is essential in retail destinations now and in the future and how to make the difference! Visit our blog and get latest food industry trends.

Zoom on Travel retail

Making F&B work on the go!

In airports and transit zones, food operators have the ideal opportunity to attract a captive audience and to reach new audiences – if the offer is right.

•The opportunities for restaurants & food retail companies in travel retail locations

•Transit zones located on daily customers journeys

•Create human experiences around passengers!

Food trends for F&B operators

What’s on the menu for F&B?

Four experts from different markets and parts of the industry are giving tips on how to create a menu for success.

•Capturing the latest initiatives, fads and long-term consumer food trends has become increasingly complex for food operators.

•What advice would you give food operators about how they shape and adapt their offers?


F&B Retailers and Operators

Three steps to F&B recovery: Food & beverage industry report

The F&B industry has been hit hard by COVID-19 and is now in a period of rapid adjustment and adaptation, with operators reorganising their restaurant offers and expanding their click & collect, kerbside and delivery options. Get the three steps to food and beverage industry recovery White Paper here and read on food and beverage trends in a covid 19 world.


Watch out our videos to get exclusive Food Industry Insights!

Watch out our « Lunch box » and « Coffee with series » to inspire and grow your business! Find here a wide range of expert and decision-maker interviews.

Nick Schapira, Strategy Dev. Director, Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group, UK

What is Nick perfect lunch box?

Nick Schapira answers a serie of questions dealing with the food industry and more particularly the international food retail companies.

•What is the main ingredient for success in food and beverage today?

•What makes a restaurant’s experience unique!

•What element makes a shopping mall stand out?

•What are the most promising food trends?

Watch him share his recipies for success!

Alexandre Maizoué - CEO of Group Planet Sushi

What is Alexandre hungry for?

Get key insights from food service operators from around Europe! Find out what is influencing the food industry today and how food service operators are adapting.

 For Alexandre Maizoué, Today food delivery is a key concept for Planet sushi. The arrival of aggregators has evolved the model considerably! We need to compromise with these aggregators and set partnerships, we have to adapt. Relations with landlords will evolve. Now you can have food delivered to your home and over the next few years we will inevitably need restaurants of different size, corners…