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Stay up-to-date on the latest improvements we’ve made to Spoonfed, and read our take on catering news and trends from around the world. Some food for thought...

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by Alistair Coats

Thirsty for more - Strong profits from soft drinks

Are you making as much from drinks as you could be? A recent study by Technomic shows how much of the foodservice industry is taken up by non-alcoholic beverages - it’s huge. The US market accounted for over $181 billion in annual sales…

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by Alistair Coats

Superstitions and Catering

What “superstition” do you believe that is actually true? That was a question asked on Reddit couple of days ago, and the top voted comment was an age-old caterer’s curse…

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by Willie Biggart

Wake up to the revenues you’re missing

Britain’s coffee chains and quick-service restaurants (QSRs) are eating into each other’s primary revenue streams, looking to reduce downtime while increasing profits. As the market for meeting room food grows…

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by Alistair Coats

Spoonfed now has 'Multi-Serve'

There’s a great new feature in Spoonfed called ‘Multi-Serve’. With multi-serve, multiple orders that are going to the same address at different times of the day can be stored in one order. So breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea can be grouped together…

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by Alistair Coats

Spoonfeeder becomes a dad!

A quick update to say that I am a dad! My baby boy was born one month ago and mum, dad and baby Pete are all well. Well, mum and dad are pretty tired, and in our dozy confusion over the last few…

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by Willie Biggart

Email Marketing Made Easy!

Email marketing is an inexpensive and effective way to keep in touch with your customers. And now Spoonfed has made it easy for you to do just that. We've integrated with Mailchimp, one of the world's top email marketing providers…

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by Michael Mayer

A Caterer’s (Early) Holiday Wish

Dear Santa, Would it be possible to reach out to last year’s customers and new potential ones with an email campaign well before the holiday season…

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by Alistair Coats

Vivatech - Back to the Future

If you follow us on Twitter you might have seen that we recently went to Vivatech, the technology exhibition in Paris. It’s a great event that brings together innovative companies of all sorts…

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by Willie Biggart

Catering with technology and competing for customers

There are a lot of unknowns right now in the catering industry. Economically and politically it’s hard to predict what the rest of 2017 will have in store, but a recent report from the British Hospitality Association sheds some light on the state of the industry…

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by Alistair Coats

B2B and Faster Food

Standing in line at McDonalds last week, I was struck by how quickly things have changed in the QSR industry in a short time. McDonalds now offers table service for smartphone orders; large, touchscreen ordering screens; and they accept job applications by Snapchat…

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