Winnow Shares 2018 Industry Trends

Winnow Shares 2018 Industry Trends
Winnow Shares 2018 Industry Trends

6 Trends That Will Shape the Hospitality & Foodservice Sector in 2018

Whether you’re running a global foodservice business or a boutique hotel, staying ahead of the curve on the latest trends is of critical importance. It is a fascinating, at times exhausting, yet undeniably exhilarating time to work in hospitality. These are Winnow’s top tips for trends to watch out for in 2018.

1. Transparent is the new black

2. Waste is beautiful

3. The future (and the competition) is delivered

4. As costs rise operators will turn to bots

5. Crossing the chasm from farm to lab

6. Asset managers use the internet of things make smarter resource decisions

So how should we feel about 2018?

Today the industry faces pressure from all sides. Increasing levels of competition, disruptive business models, rapidly increasing costs and increasingly demanding customers make 2018 a challenging environment to operate in. Yet despite these we remain optimistic as a sector, with new technology opening up new possibilities and opportunities that even five years ago would have been the stuff of science fiction.

2018 is an exciting new chapter in which technology will help hospitality brands forge more personalised connections with customers, while forward thinking companies are using scientific engineering to create an exciting new generation of sustainable food and drink.

Read the full article by David Jackson on the Winnow blog.

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