The strategy of manufacturers / distributors
Published on 12/06/2019
Stora Enso has launched a vending machine equipped with RFID technology to enable purchases via smartphones. The vending machine can be located in public places (schools, hotels, transit zones, ...
o The UK catering chain EAT (100 points of sale in the UK) has just opened its first outlet at Gare du Nord. On the menu: avocado toast, porridge, hot pots, and, of course, sandwiches, salads, wraps, ...
o Picadelli now has 260 salad bars in France, mostly at Franprix.
o Hana group is already present in 250 points of sale across France, with Sushi Gourmet and Sushi Market, and it is now launching two new concepts: Chouk (Eastern cuisine and Lebanese Mezze) and Nem & co (nes, bowls, spring rolls, ...).
Biocoop is investing in Bioburger, a chain of organic burgers that already has four outlets.
The Copper Branch 100% vegetarian fast food restaurant already has 45 points of sale in Canada, and it is now targeting the French and Belgian markets. The range consists of burgers, hot dishes, soups, sandwiches, salads, desserts, beverages, ...
Passy’s new Monoprix outlet in Paris is home to a healthy, natural eating area developed in partnership with the Belgian Foodmaker. Foodmaker is already present on the Belgian market with Delhaize, and now, thanks to its exclusive agreement with Monoprix, more openings are planned.
The new Foodmaker catering space in Paris covers 74 m2 and offers healthy dishes and snacks: salads, hot dishes, fresh juices, smoothies, desserts, etc. It has 40 seats. (Source: Gondola)
The OKay and OKay Compact convenience supermarkets have partnered with Foodbag to have their own packaged lunch ranges. One Meal Boxes contain all the ingredients of a meal for two people and will be available in stores, with no reservation or subscription required. This fast, easy, and flexible solution is also sustainable, 100% Belgian, and ultra-fresh. (Source: Gondola)