SALES OF DESSERTS ACCORDING TO
MINTEL 2020 WERE VALUED
AT £1.59 billion.
According to the MCA Foodservice Delivery Report 2018, food delivery was worth £8.1 billion in 2018 (+13.4% year on year) and contributed to 8% of the food service market. Sixty percent of UK adults are active* delivery users who, on average, order two times per month and spend £9.47 per head per order. In total, this equates to 851m meals ordered in 2018, with no signs of slowing.
MCA predicts that the market will be worth £9.8 billion by 2021. Vegan market growth that keeps on growing. The number of vegans in Great Britain quadrupled between 2014 and 2019. In 2019 there were 600,000 vegans, or 1.16% of the population; 276,000 (0.46%) in 2016; and 150,000 (0.25%) in 2014. Sources: Ipsos Mori surveys, commissioned by The Vegan Society, 2016 and 2019, and The Food and You surveys, organised by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the National Centre for Social Science Research (Natcen).
Shift in buyer behaviour with growth in online ordering and deliveries. The number of orders processed by Just Eat in the United Kingdom (UK) more than doubled over a five year period up to 2018. Orders processed that year peaked at 122.8 million in the UK alone. Just Eat is a British online food order and delivery service. Statista 2018.
and way forward as of 2021.
48% of consumers agreed there should
be more kiosks for take out desserts. Mintel 2020
Just Eat reported
in dessert orders. Mintel 2020
Foodservice delivery market value in the UK
THE DESSERT MARKET