London, 12th February, 2013 - The Dutch foodservice sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.6% till 2016. The growth is expected to be supported by the increasing trend towards single households, the increase in the number of households, the increase in disposable incomes in the country and the higher demand for convenience and quick service
In the Netherlands, the foodservice industry was supported by the increasing number of households in the country and the increase in demand for convenience food by the working population. The Dutch foodservice market was also directly or indirectly affected by the increase in Goods and Services Tax (GST) on alcohol and the nationwide smoking ban.
- Within the Dutch foodservice market, the profit sector accounted for 95.7% of total sales. Within the profit sector, restaurants and pubs, and club and bar channels accounted for the majority of the share. The cost sector accounted for 4.3% of total Dutch foodservice sales with the healthcare channel being the largest contributor in this sector.
- In the Netherlands, the foodservice industry was supported by the increasing number of households in the country and the increase in demand for convenience food by the working population. However, the global economic recession negatively affected Dutch foodservice sales.
- The Dutch foodservice market is anticipated to demonstrate growth during the forecast period, as a result of the increase in disposable incomes and the increase in the number of single-person households in the country.
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