Tag Archives: food service


Speciality beverages boost demand for cups and lids

17 Sep 2012


Demand for cups and lids in the US is forecast to increase 4.1 percent per year to USD8.9 billion in 2016, treatment with growth driven by above average gains for food packaging cups and a favorable outlook for foodservice revenues.  The growing importance of specialty beverages among foodservice operators will be a key factor, [...]


Hamburger chain having difficulty convincing Poles

2 May 2012

Max hamburger

The Swedish Max hamburger chain, try medical which claims to be the oldest hamburger chain in Europe, doctor no rx is having difficulty entering the Polish market finding it already swamped by McDonalds. The Swedes base their USP on being more ecologically pro active and reducing fat. They even claim that [...]


Lid warns if coffee is hot or cold!

30 Apr 2012


A rather odd ‘smart’ lid is becoming available in Europe. The manufacturers claim that this lid shows the temperature of the coffee and in theory should warm the drinker if the coffee is too cold or too hot. As recent articles in this publication have shown, the food service business is growing very strongly but [...]