This Bitesize episode 21 of the MenuSano podcast is all about Takeout and Meal Kits, and how the current climate has impacted their explosive growth.
The Healthy Menu Bitesize Episode 21:The Growth of Takeouts and Meal Kits
Light Transcript of the Podcast
Due to increased regulations around social distancing, restaurants nationwide have been forced to close their dining rooms and have been restricted to takeout and delivery services, as well as curbside pickup. While this may seem like a negative thing at first glance, this time of uncertainty has ignited creativity and innovation among restaurant owners, foodservice providers, as well as the meal kit industry.
Though things may be slowing down in terms of usual business, food industry leaders can take this time to take a look at and adjust their strategies and develop more creative ideas on how to appeal to consumers and keep restaurants and meal delivery services running.
Since many people are confined to their homes with no access to gyms or public recreation spaces, the health-conscious consumer is more anxious now than ever before. This is a great opportunity to utilize nutrition analysis software to ensure that you are providing the healthiest possible options to consumers who may be more calorie-conscious, to show that you have their needs in mind.
Similarly, recipe costing software can be used to ensure that you are sticking to your budget at a time when money is certainly tighter across every industry, and access to resources is more limited. It’s time for a perspective shift and explore all of the ways that restaurants and foodservice providers can thrive during this time and come out on the other side successful and with a strategy for success for the rest of 2020.