What is a Ghost Kitchen? Winning Models, Trends, and Opportunities

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Every few months, a media article declares the death of ghost kitchens as a viable business model.  Market data, however, tells a different story. According to Statista, in 2023, the revenue of online food delivery was estimated at over $1 trillion, and it is expected to hold a 50% share of the drive-thru and takeaway […]

Nutri-Score Labelling Guide for Foodservice Operations

Yes, even your customers and patrons are becoming more aware and conscious of their food choices. They are shifting their focus on the importance of a balanced, healthy diet — they want to know what they’re eating… and is it something that their doctor would recommend? Enter Nutri-Score — a science-based nutritional value labelling system […]

How To Run A Successful Restaurant Franchise — 10 Essentials For Sustainable Growth

You don’t have to be Starbucks or Mcdonald’s to win at franchising, but you have to get the basics right.  We’ve studied small and midsize restaurant groups and found ten essential elements for running a successful restaurant franchise business.  Managing a chain of company-owned restaurants is very different from working with franchisees. Your goal as […]

Calorie Labelling Legislation UK — Everything Restaurant Operators Should Know

UK Calorie Labelling Legislation into effect as from April

From 6th April 2022, certain food businesses in England have to display the calorie content of the food they sell.  The new law regarding calorie information applies to large out of home businesses with more than 250 employees, including caterers, restaurants, cafés and takeaways.  The new measure is a weapon for the government’s fight against […]

Why we built APIC.

Here’s one of the main reasons why we started building APIC. Every day around the globe, hundreds of thousands of chefs are working themselves to the bone to bring their best and most cherished dishes to the table of their clients. People come from (very) far to enjoy a meal that has been created out […]