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:
Nearly 12% of all foodservice incidences occur while the consumer is Running Errands, making this one of the most common occasions overall. Spending tends to be more reserved, however, with an average amount of just $6.77.
While Running Errands, consumers are more likely to seek out handheld foods, and also tend to have a greater interest in classic American dishes.
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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
View Occasion #13 Hanging with Friends