Overall, the foodservice industry is expected to grow 3%, with the Hotel Food & Beverage channel poised for above-average growth through 2018. Technomic will be conducting an in-depth study to provide a greater understanding of the niches and sub-segments that contribute to the overall attractiveness of this segment. Delivering the basis for strategic and tactical planning purposes for any supplier that wishes to better target this segment, the study will review opportunities within the hotel food and beverage segment exploring:
Technomic uses a multistep research approach that incorporates a review of secondary source materials, as well as operator, supplier and distributor interviews. The study is led by industry veteran David Henkes, Vice President at Technomic. Initiated during the summer of 2014, research findings will be available in the fourth quarter of 2014.