Allegra Foodservice

Diners, particularly within the 18-24 age bracket, are becoming increasingly adventurous when they eat out, choosing a wider range of places than last year

Diners becoming increasingly adventurous

By James Wallin

Consumers are becoming increasingly adventurous with their eating and drinking out choice with the trend being driven by millennials, the Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker has shown.

Diners are eating out less often than in the past, but spending more on each meal

Mixed growth for restaurants and pubs

By Melodie Michel

Restaurants and pubs are forecast to grow, despite continued pressure in terms of outlets and value over the next few years, according to Allegra Foodservice.

Consumers ate out more in June 2014 than the same month in 2013

Eating out up 4%

By Melodie Michel

Consumers ate out more often this past June than in the same month in 2013, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by Horizons.

A wet winter and low consumer confidence resulted in a drop in eating out frequency in Q1 2014, although pubs bucked the trend

Wet weather hits eating out in Q1 2014

By Carina Perkins

The wet weather dampened consumer’s enthusiasm for eating out in the first quarter of 2014, but pubs continued to enjoy growth, according to the latest report from Allegra Foodservice.

Allegra's Restaurant Leader Summit 2014 will take place at the Pullman Cannes

Allegra Restaurant Leader Summit 2014

By Carina Perkins

Allegra has revealed the full conference programme for its Restaurant Leader Summit 2014, taking place at the Pullman Cannes on 12-14 May.

Allegra Foodservice forecasts that the value of UK eating-out market will grow by 2-3 per cent over the next year

Eating-out value growth to reach pre-recession levels

By Mark Wingett

Emerging fast food concepts, coffee shops and the further proliferation of the street food movement are set to drive the UK’s eating-out sector in 2014, with the market forecast to grow 3 per cent in value over the next 12 months to £82.5bn - the highest...

The deal will see Allegra Foodservice complement William Reed's existing businesses

WRBM acquires Allegra Foodservice

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality’s owner, William Reed Business Media (WRBM), has bought the Allegra Foodservice business – formerly a division of Allegra Strategies.