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by Alistair Coats

5 Quick Tips for Catering Success

The Spoonfed system is great for handling orders and managing a catering business, but we are often asked what can be done to drum up interest and build the customer base. Knowing that you’ll be able to get every order right and handle more orders is great, but how do you go about getting those new customers…

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by Willie Biggart

Delivery rescues the dining sector

Recent UK dining industry data collected by Cardlytics has shown that spend on delivery rose by 19% in 2018, when the overall industry saw just a 3% increase. A close look at the figures reveals just how powerful food delivery can be…

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by Alistair Coats

The Huge Impact of Data in Catering

A colleague has pointed out a mistake in the article I have had published in Sandwich & Food To Go News this month. In the third paragraph, concerning Brexit, I wrongly predicted that by the time the magazine was printed and sent out, some kind of progress would have been made…

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by Alistair Coats

Spoonfed customers averaged 27% revenue growth in 2018

On average, caterers using Spoonfed in 2017 and 2018 saw their revenues grow by 27% last year. Another excellent 12 months of helping caterers scale their business and handle more orders with less…

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by Michael Mayer

Your catering website and customers belong to you!

You work hard for your customers’ loyalty and business. That is the bottom line. I was recently looking at the websites of many QSR and restaurant concepts that might be interested in Spoonfed and noticed how they have given valuable “real estate” to software companies or marketplaces…

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by Willie Biggart

Keeping a calm kitchen through the political storm

The UK is split almost down the middle right now when it comes to Brexit. About half of us are watching in stunned silence as the mess continues to spread, while the other half are fed up with the whole thing…

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by Alistair Coats

Confidence in Catering - Promoting your business online

With customers increasingly looking online to decide who to buy catering from, creating a reliable looking brand is more important than ever. But what’s the best way to build up a strong web presence…

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by Alistair Coats

How caterers avoid waste by giving customers what they want

Food waste statistics never fail to amaze. Around one in every six meals ordered away from home is thrown away in the UK. The average person in the US generates about four pounds of waste every day.…

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by Willie Biggart

How innovative caterers thrive in tough conditions

We have often written in this blog about the benefits of finding additional revenue streams through corporate catering, particularly in these tough times for the industry. Delivering to offices can be a great way to reach new customers…

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by Alistair Coats

The Caterer’s Christmas Wish List

Last year, Spoonfed’s Vice President of North American operations, Michael Mayer, wrote a caterer’s holiday wish list asking Santa for things that would make life easier for caterers. We’re happy to say that Spoonfed gave them all their gifts and more…

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