Business Builders - Student Catering
This Business Builder has been designed as a helpful guide to our education specific products. The range has been handpicked by our expert chefs and bakers, who have utilised their wealth of experience working with the catering trade. These items have also been methodically split into day part offerings, to help our customers create an exciting menu that can deliver throughout the whole day.
In addition, we have suggested a number of exciting uses for our products, highlighting their versatility and adaptability. Many of our customers have found these suggestions particularly useful, as they spark a broad range of ideas for creating different menu offerings.
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What’s more, in order to deliver a full solution, we have included industry insights from top institutions such as Mintel and Allegra, helping us to provide future food trends and suggested upcoming flavours.
Time and time again we read about how students are struggling on minimal funds that is meant to cover rent, bills and food with these 3 in the order of importance. 80% of students worry about money, so they are looking for good quality food at reasonable prices. Meal deals and coffee/sweet treat offers are highly appealing to this audience.
In recent years, the UK has seen a rise in foreign students, as many as 1 in 9 students are from overseas.
This means that education dining facilities are looking to appeal to the large foreign segment in offering a much more diverse variety of foods and flavours. Another interesting insight shows that students are reported to rely heavily on convenience foods, takeaways and fast food, with almost half of those questioned admitting eating convenience foods.
What’s more, 6 in 10 said they had takeaways or fast food meals between three and five times each week. This is great for education catering to grab hold of the market.
Students are also ‘adventurous’ and ‘wacky’ resulting in the desire to try something new. Outlets that offer a ‘build your own’ option often see high student clientele. For example, choosing your own sandwich filling or milkshake blend. Personal, bespoke and fresh.
*Source - Mintel & Allegra
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