Global Foodservice Market, By Type (Dining Service (Hotels, Restaurants), QSR (Quick Service Restaurants), PBCL (Pubs, Bars, Cafe and Lounges), and Others), By Ownership (Independent Outlets vs. Chained Outlets), By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportu

Global Foodservice Market, By Type (Dining Service (Hotels, Restaurants), QSR (Quick Service Restaurants), PBCL (Pubs, Bars, Cafe and Lounges), and Others), By Ownership (Independent Outlets vs. Chained Outlets), By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2026

The global foodservice market was valued at USD3093.96 billion in 2020, but it is projected to rise at a CAGR of over 4.72 percent in the coming years, to reach USD3978.83 billion by the end of 2026. Some of the trends in this market include a continuous change in consumer tastes, increasing innovation in existing products, rapid urbanization, attractive packaging of the food offered, hectic lifestyle, changing routine, and availability of different flavors which are expected to further enhance the growth of this market through 2026.

The foodservice industry is now, not only about tastes, but it is the research and development of functional and sustainable food products. Moreover, people have become more aware of the functional and anti-aging food products, so the prime focus of the foodservice industry is to cater to the demands related to products, which are good for anti-aging of skin, mind, muscle tissue, etc. Even the products like pasta, bread, or coffee are no longer considered only as a convenience product but have evolved into true luxury items as a result of variants.

The global foodservice market is categorized on the basis of ownership into chained outlets and independent outlets. Among them chained outlet represents almost 30% of the global foodservice market, showing a faster growth rate driven by Asia-Pacific and Europe. However, North America is the region with the highest chained outlet penetration (55%). It is the increasing consumer awareness about quick-service restaurants, the reason being one of the key drivers boosting the demand for foodservice market’s development which is altogether leading towards the high demand for fast food and casual dining.

In terms of region, the global foodservice market is categorized into North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. Among these regions, Asia-Pacific is the one, which is expected to maintain the first position in terms of market share. As well as it is expected to contribute almost 40% of the total market of 2026, followed by North America and Europe.

United States held the largest market share of the foodservice industry in terms of the country in the year 2020. It is expected to maintain the first position in the market considering the GDP and the food consumption pattern. After the United States, China and India hold the second and third positions at the global level respectively.



Today, the foodservice market has become an attractive destination for investments and several large multinational companies are entering this market. Some of the major companies are Compass Group PLC, McDonald's Corporation, Performance Food Group Company, Sodexo Group, Aramark Corporation, Restaurant Brands International Inc., Yum! Brands, Inc., Domino's Pizza, Inc., Autogrill S.p.A., and Starbucks Corporation. The global foodservice market is highly fragmented due to many local and international suppliers.

Years considered for this report:

  • Historical Years: 2016-2019
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Estimated Year: 2021
  • Forecast Period: 2022–2026
Objective of the Study:
  • To analyze the historical growth rate of market size of global foodservice market from 2016 to 2020.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of global foodservice market from 2021 to 2026 and growth rate until 2026.
  • To classify and forecast global foodservice market based on By type, By ownership, company, and region.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the global foodservice market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global foodservice market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global foodservice market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global foodservice market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in global foodservice market.
TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of the global foodservice market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for the various end-user’s segment was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated them through analyzing historical data of these Types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations, and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:
  • Manufacturers, distributors, and end-users
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policymakers.
  • Organizations, forums, and alliances related to foodservice.
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, end-users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global foodservice market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
  • Global Foodservice Market, By Type:
  • Dining Service (Hotels, Restaurants)
  • QSR (Quick Service Restaurants)
  • PBCL (Pubs, Bars, Cafe and Lounges)
  • Others (Cafeteria, Ghost Kitchens, Catering and Vending Companies)
  • Global Foodservice Market, By Ownership:
  • Independent Outlets
  • Chained Outlets
  • Global Foodservice Market, By Region:
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Russia
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Qatar
  • South Africa
  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Colombia
Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Global Foodservice market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information
  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
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1. Product Overview
2. Research Methodology
3. Impact of COVID-19 on Global Foodservice Market
4. Executive Summary
5. Voice of Customer
5.1. Factors Affecting Purchase Decision
5.2. Brand Awareness
5.3. Challenges Post Purchase
5.4. Preferred Distribution Channel
6. Global Foodservice Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size and Forecast
6.1.1. By Value
6.2. Market Share and Forecast
6.2.1. By Type (Dining Service, QSR (Quick Service Restaurants), PBCL (Pubs, Bars, Cafe and Lounges), and Others)
6.2.2. By Ownership (Independent Outlets vs. Chained Outlets)
6.2.3. By Region
6.2.4. By Company (2020)
6.3. Market Map
7. Asia-Pacific Foodservice Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.1.1. By Value
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Type
7.2.2. By Ownership
7.2.3. By Country
7.3. Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis
7.3.1. China Foodservice Market Outlook
7.3.1.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.3.1.1.1. By Value
7.3.1.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.3.1.2.1. By Type
7.3.1.2.2. By Ownership
7.3.2. India Foodservice Market Outlook
7.3.2.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.3.2.1.1. By Value
7.3.2.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.3.2.2.1. By Type
7.3.2.2.2. By Ownership
7.3.3. Japan Foodservice Market Outlook
7.3.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.3.3.1.1. By Value
7.3.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.3.3.2.1. By Type
7.3.3.2.2. By Ownership
7.3.4. South Korea Foodservice Market Outlook
7.3.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.3.4.1.1. By Value
7.3.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.3.4.2.1. By Type
7.3.4.2.2. By Ownership
7.3.5. Australia Foodservice Market Outlook
7.3.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
7.3.5.1.1. By Value
7.3.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
7.3.5.2.1. By Type
7.3.5.2.2. By Ownership
8. North America Foodservice Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.1.1. By Value
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Type
8.2.2. By Ownership
8.2.3. By Country
8.3. North America: Country Analysis
8.3.1. United States Foodservice Market Outlook
8.3.1.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.3.1.1.1. By Value
8.3.1.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.3.1.2.1. By Type
8.3.1.2.2. By Ownership
8.3.2. Canada Foodservice Market Outlook
8.3.2.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.3.2.1.1. By Value
8.3.2.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.3.2.2.1. By Type
8.3.2.2.2. By Ownership
8.3.3. Mexico Foodservice Market Outlook
8.3.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
8.3.3.1.1. By Value
8.3.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
8.3.3.2.1. By Type
8.3.3.2.2. By Ownership
9. Europe Foodservice Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.1.1. By Value
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Type
9.2.2. By Ownership
9.2.3. By Country
9.3. Europe: Country Analysis
9.3.1. France Foodservice Market Outlook
9.3.1.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.3.1.1.1. By Value
9.3.1.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.3.1.2.1. By Type
9.3.1.2.2. By Ownership
9.3.2. United Kingdom Foodservice Market Outlook
9.3.2.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.3.2.1.1. By Value
9.3.2.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.3.2.2.1. By Type
9.3.2.2.2. By Ownership
9.3.3. Italy Foodservice Market Outlook
9.3.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.3.3.1.1. By Value
9.3.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.3.3.2.1. By Type
9.3.3.2.2. By Ownership
9.3.4. Germany Foodservice Market Outlook
9.3.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.3.4.1.1. By Value
9.3.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.3.4.2.1. By Type
9.3.4.2.2. By Ownership
9.3.5. Russia Foodservice Market Outlook
9.3.5.1. Market Size and Forecast
9.3.5.1.1. By Value
9.3.5.2. Market Share and Forecast
9.3.5.2.1. By Type
9.3.5.2.2. By Ownership
10. Middle East & Africa Foodservice Market Outlook
10.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.1.1. By Value
10.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.2.1. By Type
10.2.2. By Ownership
10.2.3. By Country
10.3. Middle East & Africa: Country Analysis
10.3.1. Saudi Arabia Foodservice Market Outlook
10.3.1.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.3.1.1.1. By Value
10.3.1.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.3.1.2.1. By Type
10.3.1.2.2. By Ownership
10.3.2. UAE Foodservice Market Outlook
10.3.2.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.3.2.1.1. By Value
10.3.2.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.3.2.2.1. By Type
10.3.2.2.2. By Ownership
10.3.3. Qatar Foodservice Market Outlook
10.3.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.3.3.1.1. By Value
10.3.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.3.3.2.1. By Type
10.3.3.2.2. By Ownership
10.3.4. South Africa Foodservice Market Outlook
10.3.4.1. Market Size and Forecast
10.3.4.1.1. By Value
10.3.4.2. Market Share and Forecast
10.3.4.2.1. By Type
10.3.4.2.2. By Ownership
11. South America Foodservice Market Outlook
11.1. Market Size and Forecast
11.1.1. By Value
11.2. Market Share & Forecast
11.2.1. By Type
11.2.2. By Ownership
11.2.3. By Country
11.3. South America: Country Analysis
11.3.1. Brazil Foodservice Market Outlook
11.3.1.1. Market Size and Forecast
11.3.1.1.1. By Value
11.3.1.2. Market Share and Forecast
11.3.1.2.1. By Type
11.3.1.2.2. By Ownership
11.3.2. Argentina Foodservice Market Outlook
11.3.2.1. Market Size and Forecast
11.3.2.1.1. By Value
11.3.2.2. Market Share and Forecast
11.3.2.2.1. By Type
11.3.2.2.2. By Ownership
11.3.3. Colombia Foodservice Market Outlook
11.3.3.1. Market Size and Forecast
11.3.3.1.1. By Value
11.3.3.2. Market Share and Forecast
11.3.3.2.1. By Type
11.3.3.2.2. By Ownership
12. Market Dynamics
12.1. Drivers
12.2. Challenges
13. Market Trends & Developments
14. Competitive Landscape
14.1. Competition Benchmarking
14.2. Company Profiles (Leading companies)
14.2.1. Compass Group PLC
14.2.2. McDonald's Corporation
14.2.3. Performance Food Group Company
14.2.4. Sodexo Group
14.2.5. Aramark Corporation
14.2.6. Restaurant Brands International Inc.
14.2.7. Yum! Brands, Inc.
14.2.8. Autogrill S.p.A.
14.2.9. Domino's Pizza, Inc.
14.2.10. Starbucks Corporation
15. Strategic Recommendations
16. About Us and Disclaimer

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