As mentioned in our Christmas 2017 blog, street-food is enjoying its time in the limelight thanks to growing demand from the consumer for innovative, globally-influenced lunch and snack options. When the consumer thinks of artisan street-food however, it’s unlikely that they associate classic white or champagne coloured EPS trays with being an eco-friendly packaging alternative for their favourite street-foods.
Everyone enjoys something that is more convenient, easier to open, carry or consume. But can convenience be taken too far? Some retailers have attracted unwanted negative press around their convenience boosting decisions of late.
Sharing our snacks and food is a social trend which does not seem to be slowing. Convenience-craving consumers look for products that allow them to share food with friends or family at ease. Recent research from Kantar Worldpanel has found that 86% of households buy sharing packs at least once a month. LINPAC offers a range of packs within its portfolio that respond to this popular trend.
Approximately 13% of all eating occasions now take place ‘out-of-home’ according to Canadean Intelligence Centre, with over a quarter of global consumers eating out at least once a week. LINPAC has identified key emerging trends which it sees shaping the food service market in coming years.
Nearly one in five people currently living in the UK will now see their 100th birthday, according to the Office for National Statistics. Older consumers need packaging that meets their individual requirements and fit in well with their daily life.
The modern day consumer snacks, on average, four times a day according to research body Mintel. Packaging plays a huge part in the take up and success of snack foods. LINPAC has identified some key consumers trends when it comes to snacking, which are notably influencing the food and packaging industries.
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