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Takeaway food packaging
October 19th, 2022
Food Delivery Industry: How Sustainable are Dark Kitchens?

As the food industry increasingly moves towards the delivery business model, it has become easier than ever to get your favourite meals delivered right to your door. But can dark kitchens help improve the overall sustainability of the food delivery industry? We give you the latest scoop… The Sustainability of Dark Kitchens Dark kitchens have […]

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Food trucks
September 20th, 2022
Renting Commercial Kitchens for Food Trucks; Benefits, Business Models and What to Bank On

Food truck businesses are booming in the culinary world. In fact, the food truck and street food industry have estimated annual revenue of $2.7 billion. But with this continued growth comes increased competition. So how can you ensure your food truck business stands out from an already-saturated crowd? One way to do this is to […]

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Chefs preparing batches of food in commercial kitchen
July 29th, 2022
Choosing a Private or Shared Use Kitchen Rental in London

Whether you’re looking to start out, scale up or require space to create a new product for your thriving foodservice business, a commercial kitchen can have you cooking up a storm in no time. As a budding foodpreneur, one of the most important things to consider is the type of kitchen space you will need. […]

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seedling growing out the top of a coin stack
July 11th, 2022
Money Talks; Uncovering Dark Kitchen Profitability

Dark kitchen rentals, also known as virtual kitchens or cloud kitchens, have been popping up around the country at speed. Most food brands got their first taste of the business model during the first wave of the 2020 pandemic.  For restauranteurs to navigate the crisis and still drive profits, they had to say goodbye to […]

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Ghost 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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JustEat delivery driver riding bike
May 7th, 2022
How to Start Your Own Food Delivery Business in the UK

Food delivery service was a bonus option for restaurants for many years, but the tables have turned. It’s a great time for a business to capitalise on the food market and keep up with the competition, allowing online ordering is now essential for success.  Nowadays, start-ups often overlook the need to rent a commercial kitchen […]

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Commercial kitchen
April 20th, 2022
Kitchen Rental vs Buying – Which Business Model Wins?

Congratulations! Your foodservice business has taken off, and you’re ready to embark on your journey into the world of commercial kitchen space. When it comes to deciding which business model to choose for your foodservice venture: buying or renting a commercial-grade kitchen, there are a few things to bear in mind. On the one hand, […]

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Commercial kitchen
March 20th, 2022
How to Set Up and Run a Commercial Kitchen: A Start to End Checklist

Owning a food business is no easy feat. There are so many things to take into account, from the food itself to the marketing and everything in between. But one of the most important aspects of any foodservice business is the kitchen. The kitchen is where the magic happens, and if it’s not up to […]

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Food takeaway box filled with nachos
February 18th, 2022
Dark Kitchen Restaurants: A Passing Fad or Here to Stay?

There is no doubt that the culinary world has been taken by storm in recent years with the popularity of dark kitchen restaurants. These establishments, which operate out of a strictly online-only business model, have generated intense curiosity and gained much traction. A number of restaurant operators and food business owners have recently opted to […]

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