2014 L.E.K. Consulting U.S. Foodservice Operators Study: Optimism and Opportunities
- VOLUME XVI, ISSUE 21
- Executive Insights
In its 2014 U.S. Foodservice Study, L.E.K. Consulting captures the priorities, obstacles and needs that food operators say are shaping their optimistic outlook of the market.
The study summarizes operators' views on the trends driving growth – such as consumer demand for healthier options – as well as the obstacles, including the anticipated impact of the Sysco/US Foods merger on supply choice and prices. Operators also share several suggestions for how manufacturers must improve service to gain more of the operators' business.