We are seeing a development of food strategies that optimise the food experience for the people using public or private spaces whether it be customers of an art centre, students of a university or employees at an institution. Our focus on these projects is the activation, connection and engagement of the food in these spaces to enhance the overall cultural and learning experience of the user as well as improve business performance.
Saying that a food collective concept is a ‘new’ one might be technically incorrect but in the last year or so, their popularity has spiked. A food collective is a concept that contains more than one type of food option in the one outlet. You could consider it as a small-scale fresh food market or food hall where you can get a curated selection of food items like fresh made paninis, hand-tossed salads, daily desserts and local bakery goods all in one confined space.
It’s one thing to say that the food and beverage industry has continued to grow but it’s another to back it up with data. Intermedia have released their annual market research report exploring the spend, behaviour and preference of the Australian population when it comes to eating out. Continue reading to learn just what Australians got up to last when they went out to eat, dine and enjoy.
Our ‘Food in Focus’ series introduces you to some of the team’s favourite foodie spots both in our hometown of Melbourne and around the globe. These are the spots that we love for their offer, their hospitality and the memorable experience that comes with it. First up is Francis’ favourite deli, Emerald Hill Deli, found at the South Melbourne Market in Melbourne - the place you’ll find him most Saturday mornings filling up his shopper with beautiful cheese and delicious charcuterie.