| Don Sniegowski
| Oct 4 | Trends
Just at the end of the second quarter of 2016 Britain voted to leave the European Union. But at that point, United Kingdom consumers had already made enough foodservice visits to give the United Kingdom the strongest global foodservice market for the quarter, reports The NPD Group. Britain's foodservice growth in the quarter ending June was driven by a balanced mix of traffic and average spend per eater increases, according to NPD Group's CREST, which continually tracks consumer use of foodservice outlets in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, and the United States.
In addition to Great Britain, Australia, France, Japan, and Spain posted foodservice traffic gains. Consumer visits to restaurants in Germany held stable in...