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Sustainablility: Assessing and Improving Your Environmental Impact

Sustainablility: Assessing and Improving Your Environmental Impact

Last week, we talked about sustainability in the food and hospitality industry. We at Future Food believe the environmental impact your food business has is a key component of your success as it not only promotes consumer following but also reduces long-term costs leaving your business more room to grow. It is also a responsibility that the food and hospitality industry must own as it is no longer acceptable to waste resources and contribute negatively to the world around us.

So for this week’s Feed article, we are going to walk you through the important steps of assessing your business on how sustainable it is on an operational level and where changes can be made to achieve your sustainability goals.

Architecture and Design: The Winners of 2017's Eat Drink Design Awards

Architecture and Design: The Winners of 2017's Eat Drink Design Awards

On November 15th , the official winners were announced for the national competition and here they are, 2017's best bar, restaurant, cafe, retail and identity as determined by the Eat Drink Design jury. 

The Human Touch in Hospitality Customer Service

The Human Touch in Hospitality Customer Service

Food and hospitality isn’t technology-proof. It may be less susceptible to the disruption that it has caused retail however, food and beverage businesses need to balance themselves on a fine line to ensure that they are giving their customer the most seamless transaction possible using the technology that people refer to on a daily basis (i.e Apple Pay, online ordering services, review websites) without losing that human factor of hospitality, a major component of a memorable experience.

The Global Food and Beverage Market in 2017

The Global Food and Beverage Market in 2017

Around the globe, the food and beverage markets is growing with reasons for and rate of growth varying dependant on the region whether it's The Middle East and Africa, The Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. These variations come from changes in lifestyle situations, cultural shifts and the economic status of each region however, one thing that does not vary between regions is that the food and beverage market is attracting bigger spends from consumers in each region than ever before. We've put together a brief snapshot of how the global food and beverage market looks today as determined by Cushman & Wakefield's market report for 2017 as well as discuss what the future growth of food and beverage holds for regions around the world. 

Architecture and Design: Eat Drink Design Awards 2017

Architecture and Design: Eat Drink Design Awards 2017

The Eat Drink Design Awards are an annual event celebrating innovation and excellence in the design of hospitality premises of all scales and types, retail environments for the sale of food and beverages and visual identities for both. We’ve selected our favourites from each category within our hometown of Melbourne (plus one outlier we couldn't pass). Some we’ve tried, others are on the top of the list but all-in-all these are the places that are paving the way for great design in the hospitality category.