Bring It on Home: Ideas & Innovation From Foodservice
Consumers have been cooking at home the past year and a half and plan to continue doing so in the future. However, they are looking for ways to keep meals at home exciting. Restaurants, grocers, and food manufacturers can all find creative ways to help address culinary boredom for consumers, either when dining in or dining out, by using meal kits, prepared foods and craveable signature sauces as platforms to excite consumers and boost revenue.
- 35% of consumers are looking to try new flavors, sauces, and ingredients due to the changes in eating habits during the pandemic.
- 26% of consumers ordered family meal deals or bundles that restaurants promoted during the height of the pandemic.
- 50% of consumers are very or extremely interested in getting healthful meals and ingredients in a meal kit.