Food Strategy Forum
Access comprehensive market information from Lumina Intelligence through the Food Strategy Forum’s annual programme of reports, debriefs, study tours, updates and client service support.
Accelerate your growth in the eating and drinking out industry with the all-inclusive insight solution
Identify early opportunities and emerging trends. Ensure your strategic decisions are based on data. Get access to the reports, interactive dashboards, workshops and insight-led briefings powered by the UK’s largest eating and drinking out panel of 78,000 consumers each year
Monthly Insight Dashboards
Monthly consumer insights dashboard, highlighting key shifts in consumer behaviour
Quarterly Managerial Briefings
Quarterly management briefings presented by our experienced market analysts, who will take you through our most recent research findings
Food Study Tours
Gain innovative ideas from the concepts that are driving change in the UK with our team taking attendees to a variety of coffee shops, food-to-go sites, pubs and bars, branded restaurants and one-off concepts around London.
Concepts To Watch
Each quarter, Lumina Intelligence’s analysts highlight 10 new openings that are worthy of wider attention
Dedicated Analyst Team
A dedicated client service manager who will inform you of the latest insights and events, as well as support you with any questions.
Respond to ever-changing consumer and market trends with in-depth insights and market intelligence
With our carefully researched programme, Food Strategy Forum subscribers gather consumer and market intelligence in the form of comprehensive reports, interactive dashboards and insight-led briefings. Supported by your dedicated team of foodservice insight experts.
Monitor and track key foodservice KPIs through monthly dashboards
Get access to foodservice insight fuelled by Lumina Intelligence’s UK Eating Out Panel tracking the behaviour of 1,500 nationally-representative consumers each week, building up to a sample of 78,000 every year, across all eating out channels and day-parts.
Our insight team validates and analyses all data to provide you with a clear picture of current consumer behaviour, drivers of change and key perceptions.
Comprehensive reports that cover the depth of the eating and drinking out market
Get access to the following market and consumer reports:
- UK Eating Out Market Report – UK Eating Out Market Report – a comprehensive overview of the UK eating out channel, including detailed market sizing, analysis of the competitive landscape and consumer metrics, updated market forecasts and future outlook.
- Menu & Food Trends Report – based on thousands of data points, Lumina Intelligence’s Menu & Food Trends Report drills down on the composition, pricing and engineering of menus across UK hospitality outlets, as well as providing a forward looking commentary on current eating out behaviour and the trends to watch out for.
- Top of Mind Report – this report gives a detailed overview of current trading conditions, opportunities for growth and the future outlook of the Grocery Retail and Eating Out sectors from the perspective of industry professionals.
All members receive complimentary advisory support and analysis. Our analysts are available at the end of the phone for questions, explanations of particular datasets or requests for extra analysis.
Gain innovative ideas from the foodservice concepts that are driving change in the UK – allowing you to easily keep abreast of the latest trends and looming competition
The Lumina Intelligence team are constantly seeking and checking out innovative operator concepts, so we are well placed to introduce you to the best trend-setting operators across the breadth of the food and beverage industry. With our carefully researched programme, Food Strategy Forum subscribers gather intelligence, keep abreast of competitors, network with their peers and gain innovative ideas from the concepts that are driving change in the UK.
Each study tour is unique, taking into account any new concepts, with the Lumina Intelligence team taking attendees to a variety of coffee shops, food-to-go sites, pubs and bars, branded restaurants and one-off concepts around London.
Each quarter, Lumina Intelligence’s analysts highlight 10 new openings that we think are worthy of wider attention and which fulfill at least two of the following three criteria:
- Offering a unique food/or beverage proposition
- Operationally interesting, in terms of location, day-part coverage, merchandising, service, use of technology, packaging, etc.
- Has the potential for significant expansion
Our ‘Concepts to Watch’ lists enable you to easily keep abreast of the latest trends and looming competition.
Connect with sector leaders and influencers at insight-led events throughout the year
Bringing together members from across the eating and drinking out industry, Food Strategy Forum debriefs deliver insight from Lumina Intelligence’s most recent market intelligence as each debrief coincides with the launch of one of our annual market reports.
Each debrief is presented by our experienced market analysts, who reveal and explain the findings from Lumina Intelligence’s most recent intelligence and market reports.
The briefings are also a great opportunity for you to meet our analysts and ask them your burning questions.
Strategy Forums give Farm Frites genuine, accurate information relevant to our market in a format that is concise and easy to share with colleagues in all departments that enable us to make significant decisions based on the info supplied.
Strategy forum reports, especially those relating to trends, enable us to direct new product development as well as have comfort that our direction is on track with trends and focus for selected channels.