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Food Service Contractors in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Food Service Contractors in the US

The Food Service Contractors industry, which provides food services at institutional, governmental, commercial or industrial locations, has benefited from an increase in consumer spending on discretionary items, such as tickets to sporting and music events, as well as increased travel spending. Increased business and consumer spending over the past five years has contributed to industry expansion, and the industry is also benefiting from the increased propensity of businesses, healthcare facilities and educational institutions to outsource their food services. Over the five years to 2023, the economic landscape is expected to remain positive for food service contractors. Consumer spending and corporate profit are both expected to grow, meaning consumers and businesses are likely to increase their spending at food service locations.

Industry companies provide foodservices at institutional, governmental, commercial or industrial locations. Examples of facilities where foodservices are provided include airports, food courts, college and university cafeterias and recreation and sports venues.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics napshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Consumer spending
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players(Market share)
    • Table Compass Group PLC (US industry-specific segment) - financialperformance
    • Table Aramark Corporation (US industry-specific segment) - financialperformance
    • Table Sodexo (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance
    • Table Delaware North Companies Inc. (US industry-specific segment) -financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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