22 March 2023

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The Digital Transformation of the Food & Drink Industry

Consumers are hungry. Over recent years there’s been a significant increase in the number of people ordering groceries online and with advances in eCommerce technology, click and collect services, amongst others, have gone from the obscure to mainstream. With higher demand and an ever-increasing appetite for more, we wanted to share useful insights for food and beverage brands focused on digital transformation and eCommerce growth.

So is there room to grow?

The potential for growth for food and beverage brands is extensive with the eCommerce market size expected to reach $69.77 billion in 2023 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.2%. If you want to know how to reach your eCommerce goals then take a look at our partners BigCommerce who have produced a comprehensive cookbook filled with recipes for success.

What’s inside?

  • Data-driven insights: Explore the results of our merchant poll and dig into global market data to gain a better understanding of the latest food and beverage industry trends.  
  • Technological advice: Discover innovative technical solutions that can help your brand reach your goals by simplifying processes and elevating your brand.  
  • Real world examples: Read success stories from food and beverage brands across the world to learn how your brand can accelerate your eCommerce growth.

Download it here

Partners for Success

At 5874 Commerce we have a proven track record of success for clients across all industries, including food and beverage.  Take a look at some of our favourite brands below. 

With 75 restaurants operating in the UK and Ireland, franchises situated across the globe and an online deli and food shop, Carluccio’s provides an authentic Italian dining experience with a modern twist.  At 5874 Commerce, we built them a headless, fully responsive and customisable website that focused on creating a smooth user experience.  

Read full case study here

Founded in 1925, Loacker is an Italian chocolatier and wafer manufacturer who needed a fully responsiveB2B site built on BigCommerce with complex integrations and the ability to translate stores into German and Italian. 

Read the full case study here

Johnnie Walker
Owned by multinational alcoholic beverages company Diageo, Johnnie Walker specialise in Scotch whisky and were looking for a bespoke website with an easy to manage backend. 

Read the full case study here

At the end of the day, giving customers a quick, convenient, and satisfying eCommerce experience is a sure-fire way to keep them coming back.  Use BigCommerce and 5874 Commerce to implement your own eCommerce strategy and put your business on a path to sustained growth.

Get in touch today and let’s have a conversation.





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