Our weekly newsletter covers noteworthy and curious news from the international hospitality business. Find out what we've discovered about JDE Peet's, Nestlé, and In-N-Out Burger. Also, take a look at the programme of the 21st
edition of our European Foodservice Summit.
Your foodservice Bites teamEditor's Note
After a wonderful anniversary summit last year to celebrate conference number 20, let’s concentrate this time on a ‘special limited edition’ with a maximum of 150 participants (plus live stream).Don't miss out on the 21st European Foodservice Summit on September 24th & 25th, 2020, Rüschlikon/Zürich, Switzerland. Early booking: 15% discount.www.efss.ch
Brands JDE Peet's debuts on the Euronext Amsterdam
The coffee and tea company, owned by JAB, raised a total of $2.5 bn for its first public offering. (Approx. reading time: 2 min.)www.nrn.comNestlé ordered to rename its Incredible Burger
Following a legal battle with the U.S.-manufacturer Impossible Foods, the Swiss food company will have to rebrand its Incredible Burger on the European market. (Approx. reading time: 4 min.
)www.foodnavigator.comRed Robin warns its security regulators
The gourmet burger chain must raise at least $25 m from equity
and is unsure whether it can fulfill these requirements. (Approx. reading time: 3 min.
Operations How the corona virus is shaping the foodservice industry
update by Technomic takes a look at consumers' price expectations, restaurant activity in reopened areas, and ordering preferences. (Approx. reading time: 5 min.
The uncertain future of pop-up restaurants
While some pop-up chefs express uncertainty about the future, others remain hopeful they could be among the first to get back on their feet. (Approx. reading time: 4 min.
)www.eater.comIn-N-Out Burger sues insurance provider
The Californian burger brand is suing Zurich American Insurance for rejecting its Covid-19 claims, claiming breach of contract. (Approx. reading time: 3 min.
Digitalization KFC Canada partners with AI and analytics provider
The chicken chain will use the restaurant analytics solutions by Manthan to help further digitize its business. (Approx. reading time: 2 min.)
Compass Group acquires tech start-up
The acquisition of technology start-up Feedr will help the international catering company to accelerate its digital transformation. (Approx. reading time: 2 min.)www.thecaterer.com
By the way Dutch restaurant uses robot waiters
At Dadawan in Maastrich a robotic trio of waiters have been brought in to serve customers drinks and lessening the number of trips that human staff need to make. (Approx. reading time: 2 min.) www.tnp.sg