- On Friday, July 1st, India announced they are banning some single-use or disposable plastic products. Within the first wave of this ban, they are banning items such as plastic cups, straws, and ice cream sticks as well as disposable bags to be replaced with a thicker option. However, items like plastic water bottles and bags of chips are not covered by this ban.
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- Even if your restaurant is already successful, there is always room for improvement – especially with your menu. Testing new menu items can draw in new crowds and allow you to see what’s working well and what’s falling flat. Some ideas when looking to test new menu items are:
- Time and Menu Versatility: Instead of using resources towards updating your physical menu, when looking to make changes consider testing it with a digital menu. Digital menus allow guests to easily digest changes and are often quicker to update.
- Take the Step Toward Modernization: Train your team members to observe what your bestsellers are and collect feedback when meals are left unfinished to get a grasp of what’s not working. Feedback is key to creating a new, successful menu!
- A/B Testing Illuminates the Details: A/B testing on a digital menu can be easy as changes can be reverted back pretty quickly. Testing can improve your restaurant’s performance metrics overall. A/B testing can help you to learn if a product is priced too high, is not clear to your customers, or if it is’t prepared the way your customers expected to list a few.
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- The ready-to-eat food market is estimated to reach $1,471.94 billion by 2028 compared to $1,073.87 billion currently in 2022. This large increase is primarily due to the increased willingness from consumers to spend on ready-to-eat food compared to wanting to cook at home.
Source: Yahoo! Finance. Read the full article here.