Do you know your foodservice occasions? Through the Consumer Planning Program (CPP), IFMA and Datassential have defined the 28 occasions that motivate consumer choice away-from-home; these occasions are the "why" behind the "what".
Occasions impact both where people choose to eat and what they order - and offer superior granularity to demography and traditional consumer metrics. Use these occasions to develop targeted strategies and in your collaborations with key operator customers.
Occasion Snapshot of the Week:
Hanging with Friends is one of the larger occasions, accounting for over $30 billion annually and representing roughly 5% of total foodservice spend.
When Hanging with Friends, consumers are particularly likely to seek food that's fun to eat.
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View Occasion #1 Family Meal
View Occasion #2 Work Lunch
View Occasion #3 Casual Lunch
View Occasion #4 Romantic Lunch
View Occasion #5 Last Minute Dinner
View Occasion #6 Casual Dinner
View Occasion #7 Quick Bite
View Occasion #8 Dinner On The Way Home
View Occasion #9 Brunch
View Occasion #10 Special Occasion
View Occasion #11 Morning Commute