The Foodservice Universe

Healthcare Education Services Staff Catering Restaurants QSR Pubs Leisure Hotels Delivered Wholesale Other Channels Contract Distribution Food and Hot Beverages Drink Non Food Cash & Carry

Outlets where healthcare is the main focus
F&B sales: £0.9bn
Share of total sales: 1.9%
Purchase share: 92.3%

Outlets where education is the main focus
F&B sales: £1.3bn
Share of total sales: 2.7%
Group share: 87.1%

Publicly funded services
(not Healthcare or Education)

F&B sales: £0.3bn?
Share of total sales: : 0.6%
Group share: 100%

Feeding employees at work F&B sales: £2.4bn
Share of total sales: 5.2%
Group share: 88%

Full Service Outlets
F&B sales: £11bn
Share of total sales: 23.6%
Group share: 53.8%
Top 3: Nandos, Pizza Express, TRG

Quick Service Outlets
F&B sales: £12.2bn
Share of total sales: 26.2%
Group share: 70.9%
Top 3: McDonald’s, Yum!, Greggs

Focus is on drink. Food sales less than 50% turnover F&B sales: £5.4bn
Share of total sales: 11.7%
Group share: 50.5%
Top 3: Mitchells & Butlers, JD Wetherspoon, Greene King

Leisure is the prime focus of activity F&B sales: £3.9bn
Share of total sales: 8.4%
Group share: 39.3%

Accommodation provided. Food sales less than 50% turnover F&B sales: £9.2bn
Share of total sales: 19.7%
Group share: 48.5%
Top 3: Holiday Inn, Marriott, Hilton

Wholesalers with single & multi-temp product ranges
F&B sales: £5.8bn
Share of total: 53.9%

Retailers, fresh produce, markets, farm shops etc
F&B sales: £1.9bn
Share of total: 17.3%

Specialist companies supplying specific contracts F&B sales: £1.9bn
Share of total: 17.7%

All food and hot beverages
Purchases: £10.7bn

Soft drinks & alcohol served with a meal
Purchases: £3.1bn

Disposables, equipment, janitorials
Purchases: £4.9bn

Outlets with a retail style service for foodservice
F&B sales: £1.2bn
Share of total: 11.1%

Key

  • See Horizons’ definitions and methodology for further information.
  • The shading in each sector represents the share of group business.
  • Blue shading represents sectors serviced by Contract Caterers.

Source: Horizons 2014 (updated March 2015)