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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...

by Wille Biggart

Daily Bread Delivered with a bit of help from Spoonfed!

Adapting post Covid-19 with SpoonfedPettigrew Bakeries is a new and truly independent bakery in the beautiful Victoria Park area of Cardiff. Their iconic shop front was known by locals for 83 years as

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by Willie Biggart

One way caterers can prepare for the UK's new immigration laws

The UK government has announced that so called “low-skilled” workers will not get visas from 2021 onwards, under post-Brexit immigration plans. Waiting tables and certain hospitality-related jobs will fall short of the ‘points-based’ requirements for skill level, so the industry can expect staff shortages

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by Alistair Coats

2018 Catering challenges and the best way to meet them

Rising food costs, high business rates and wage increases are among the many threats to caterers in 2018. With economic and industry challenges piling up in 2018, it’s a good time to look at what caterers can do to not only survive, but thrive

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by Alistair Coats

Your app needs updating - Could the future be mobile websites?

A recent article on QSR magazine’s website weighed up apps against mobile websites and found in favour of apps. At Spoonfed we have put a lot of thought into the pros and cons of each option

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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 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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by Willie Biggart

Be Our Guest, Let Your Customers Do The Job: Go online

The world around us is evolving at an unprecedented pace. And of course, the most significant difference over the past decade has been the speed with which the internet has transformed the world we

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by Willie Biggart

How to Retain Customers

The key to retaining customers? Provide better service than your rivals.It’s simple when you put it like that, but how can you maintain the edge in a catering market that’s subject to stiff competition

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by Willie Biggart

Cloud Technology Transforming Businesses

Daniel Newman of Broadsuite Media Group poses the question, “Is it time to stop talking about cloud technology and start talking cloud business?” He went further, “What are the problems that can be solved by the cloud? What’s the bottom-line impact

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by Bobby Hill

Optimizing Down Time in Catering Going Corporate

The avoidance of ‘down-time’ is a perennial concern for caterers. Periods of little or no business and the impact these have on cash flow has long been part and parcel of the industry

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by Michael Mayer

Catering and the Cookie Platter!

Sometimes I think there should be a reality show that looks behind the scenes at what goes on in a in a busy catering operation. Cameras capturing what’s happening in the kitchen, in the office as the phones ring, in the van with the drivers

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by Willie Biggart

Zalmi Duchman Article Shows Catering Tech Takeover

In a recent article for Forbes magazine, food and tech reporter Zalmi Duchman has shown us how in the world of corporate lunches, online ordering is overtaking the more traditional phone order

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by Bobby Hill

Can This Web-Based Catering Management Software Really Save You Time and Money?

The new kid on the block, Spoonfed is primed to take the catering market by storm. Built by caterers for caterers Spoonfed is a web-based management system enabling seamless integration of orders with production, delivery and invoicing. It allows you to focus on what you do best

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