Tips, tricks and strategies to build a successful food business.
Drivers of growth
Growing public awareness of the importance of healthy eating has led to growth in the range of products offered by the food manufacturing and food service industries.
Food product manufacturing
Food product manufacturing is Australia's largest manufacturing industry. ABS data reveal that food product manufacturing sales and services income grew 4.2% in 2018-19, but cost pressures remain.
COVID-19 has changed the game but it’s wake-up call the industry has been needing for some time. Many acknowledged the restaurant business model was broken, even before the crisis, surely now’s the time for a re-think.
Cost a cap
Food costing is the most important aspect of running any food business. You can have to fanciest café/restaurant with the best service but if you are not making money, you’re wasting your time. Let’s break down the cost of a café staple.
3 tips for takeaway
Busier lifestyles have reduced the time consumers have to cook for themselves, driving them to seeking convenience food options. Here are 3 tips for creating your takeaway menu.
Opportunities to cater for
Social distancing and restrictions on gatherings have devastated catering businesses. Caterers need to diversify to help ‘bridge the gap’ back to their usual trading activities. Here’s 3 opportunities for caterers.