Our team are proud to share that we won the FWD Gold Medal Award for Digital Innovation at the annual awards evening, which took place at Old Billingsgate last night. JJ were recognised for supporting restaurants and takeaways to move online during the pandemic with it’s restaurant website businesses, FOODit. “Moving from a restaurant concept to an online takeaway or delivery is a significant transition and not an easy one to make in the middle of a global pandemic,” said our
We have launched a range of own-label Microwave Containers with Lids to support restaurants and takeaways with food-to-go. Caterers can choose from two main container sizes, 500ml and 650ml, both available in packs of 250. For sauces and sides, choose from 2oz or 4oz pots, available in packs of 500. Sturdy containers The sturdy containers are recyclable, re-usable, microwaveable and can be frozen. Perfect for hot or cold foods, including liquids, they come with easy-lock lids
Consumers have been warned to ‘be wary’ when ordering from takeaway platforms, according to Sky News. Instead, better deals could be had by dealing with restaurants direct. Inflated menu prices are pushing restaurant meals costs up by as much as 44%. This compares with ordering direct from restaurants, turning an evening treat into an extortionate blowout! What’s more, orders from large delivery platforms can be late, cold and missing items, according to the report. Savvier c
Sarah Heward, Co-owner of The Real Food Café in Tyndrum says going online has yielded astounding facts for her business. Based in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, the team were riding high pre-Covid – making profits, winning awards and on the brink of opening a new unit. After the first lockdown, the Café was forced to close and re-opened with online ordering and cashless sales only. To date, the cafe has only traded for 15 weeks out of the total year. We took £435K in just
Restaurants and pubs need to become packaging pros and brand champions if they want to thrive in the food delivery business. A delicious menu may have attracted customers to your restaurant, but with takeaway and delivery – great food is just the beginning. Marrying meals with quality packaging and using creative marketing will help to keep food in tip top condition while driving customer loyalty. Shop Packaging Now 1. Think Outside the Box Have you ever thought about offeri
Food delivery has been one of the most resilient sectors throughout the global coronavirus pandemic. The fast food sector in particular has managed to grab a share of declining hospitality sales through their ability to provide affordable collection and delivery services. As a result, the sector has achieved 72% of 2019 sales, according to the Future of Foodservice Report 2025-30. As lockdowns continue to sweep the UK and people swap dining out for eating in, the appetite to
Due to the second lockdown announced by the Government, we have reviewed your ordering hours for next day deliveries as a necessary operational adjustment, which will help us to improve service under the current difficult trading conditions.
This will take effect from November 15th 2020. Order by 6pm for next day delivery (Free) Order between 6pm-9pm for next day delivery (£3) Frequently Asked Questions Why am I being charged for a delivery? If you are placing an order for d
National wholesaler JJ Foodservice is responding to grocery delivery delays by launching a new home delivery service, available with immediate effect, offering key household essentials. Chief Operating Officer at JJ Foodservice, Mushtaque Ahmed, said, “With schools closing and many of us required to work from home, having essential products like bottled water, fresh and frozen foods have never been more important. We are here to help.” Orders placed by 9pm will be delivered t
We are giving caterers the ultimate in convenience by sharing changes to products, including weights and substitutions, ahead of a delivery.
“Products like fresh lamb and beef are popular, but cases can vary in weight by up to a few kilograms”, said JJ’s Chief Operating Officer, Mushtaque Ahmed. “It’s important to let our customers know exactly what they are getting before we even get there”, said Mushtaque Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer, JJ Foodservice Previously, customers
Deliveroo is one of the latest start-ups in the food delivery sector, targeting upmarket restaurants and corporations in the city of London. The company has raised $70m (£45m) in funding in order to expand internationally and stand up against rivals such as Just Eat and Hungry House. The company has gained backing from names such as Spotify, and Index Ventures (the firm behind ASOS, Etsy, and Just Eat). The new funds will enable Deliveroo to extend it’s reach across Europe, M
Just Eat appears unphased by the growing competition in their market. The online food delivery service has fast become a popular avenue for start-ups, and with rivals such as “Deliveroo” gaining momentum you would think that it’s a cause for concern. However the revenues for the previous for the previous six months prior to the end of June demonstrated a rise to £14m and increase in orders. “Just Eat, a web-based platform that acts as go-between linking takeaway restaurants w