Tag Archives: Peter Backman

Long-term growth for foodservice expected

THE UK’s foodservice sector will experience long-term growth now the worst of the recession is over, although it will take at least until 2016 to return to food sales levels of 2007.   That’s the prediction of Horizons managing director Peter Backman.   Speaking at the company’s annual briefing – “Success in Challenging Times” –…
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On-the-go gourmet in demand

WHEN IT COMES to food-on-the-go, quality is what people want, according to new research by Horizons.   The latest “Ones to Watch” report shows that the focus remains on established favourites, such as burgers and hot dogs, but with a gourmet edge.   Healthy eating was also identified as a key trend. Nutritious, appetising food…
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The Throwaway Industry? Footprint Forum: 27 May 2010

An expert panel assembled for the third Footprint Forum at Pret A Manager's London headquarter to discuss the environmental impact of packaging in the foodservice supply chain and some of the innovations and initiatives being implemented to counter this. Delegates, including operators, suppliers and distributors, heard panellists acknowledge that whilst cutting down on packaging, food…
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