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Mobile food ordering app
June 11th, 2024
Who Delivers? Best Food Delivery Apps in the UK for Sellers!

There was once a time when ordering a takeaway felt like less of an event and more of a lazy decision when we couldn’t be bothered cooking or there was no food in the house. Treating ourselves to a night of indulgence involved heading down to your favourite restaurants. How times have changed!  The country’s […]

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Chef holding a stack of food delivery boxes
July 14th, 2023
Delivery Kitchens 101: Opening a Delivery-Only Kitchen in London

With the soaring demand for food delivery services, the rise of delivery-only kitchens in London has revolutionised the food business landscape. These commercial kitchens, ready to move and flexible to suit different needs, offer entrepreneurs a cost-effective alternative to traditional restaurant setups. We delve into the process of establishing a delivery-only kitchen in the bustling […]

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Man looking at a computer screen: 'find restaurants that deliver near you'
June 27th, 2023
What Does the Future Hold For Delivery Kitchens?

Prepare for a delectable journey into the future of food delivery! Join us as we explore the captivating world of delivery kitchens, where convenience and creativity converge to reshape the dining experience. The global online food delivery market size is expected to reach $500+ billion by 2030, highlighting the immense growth potential for this industry.  […]

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abandoned commercial property
March 20th, 2023
What’s Next for Vacant Commercial Properties?

The past decade has seen a dramatic shift in the way we live, work and shop, transforming how we consume goods and services. The high street is changing and, with it, the properties that line its streets.  Many physical stores and restaurants are struggling to keep their doors open in the face of online competition […]

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delivery driver handing pizza boxes to customer
October 6th, 2022
Myth Busting: Overcoming Issues of a Food Delivery Business

In the not-so-distant past, enjoying the delights of your local restaurant meant gathering friends and heading to the dine-in spot for an evening of delicious food and socialising. Now, things look a little different.  While people still dine with friends or family, a shift in consumer habits and advancements in food technology means this is […]

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August 18th, 2022
Ways to Feed Your Ghost Kitchen Profit Margins

Brick-and-mortar restaurants run on thin profit margins, on average between 3% to 5%, whereas ghost kitchens are typically more profitable with an average profit margin of 15%. With that said, it’s still important not to rest on your laurels due to rapidly increasing competition. In a recent blog, we discussed why and how dark kitchens […]

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Colourful fruity cocktails in jam jars
June 21st, 2022
How to Increase Food Delivery Sales for the Summer!

The summer season has officially begun! Whether you’re a restaurant owner looking to cash in on takeaways or a delivery-only food business wanting to exploit the sunnier months, optimising your marketing plan to maximise sales will give you a competitive edge and help you stand out in a saturated market. Seasonality can be challenging for […]

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Deliveroo rider cross junction on bike
June 14th, 2022
How to Find a Delivery Kitchen for Deliveroo

Deliveroo is one of the most loved food delivery apps in the UK. Since 2018, its users has more than doubled from 3.1 million to 8 million, and the number of restaurant sellers has jumped from 10,000 to 160,000 in the same time frame!  With Deliveroo demanding 22% of the food delivery market share as […]

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Commercial kitchen staff preparing food
May 19th, 2022
Does your Food Biz Suit the Ghost Kitchen Business Model?

When you hear the term “ghost kitchen”, what comes to mind? For most, it’s an elusive and mysterious business model. But what is a ghost kitchen exactly, and is it right for your food business? With the total foodservice delivery market for the UK worth over £8.5 billion and takeaway orders increasing by the year […]

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