Contract Food Services Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By End User (Healthcare, Sports, Defense, Education, Business & Industry, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Jun 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061613065
  • Pages : 120

The contract food services market was valued at US$244.147 billion in 2021 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 8.83% over the forecast period to reach US$441.432 billion by 2028. 

Food service contractors are the service providers who supply food on a contractual basis to educational, medical, commercial, sports, and other institutions and companies. The rise in disposable income, government initiatives, the rise in the air travel industry, and rising concern for employee retention are driving demand for the contract food services market. In addition, the higher demand for a better workplace is propelling demand for the catering and food service market on a contractual basis in commercial organizations, educational organizations, and medical organizations.

This research study examines the contract food services market for the manufacturing industry based on various segments: end-user and geography. First, a brief market overview details key driving factors and challenges. Next, Porter's five forces model comprehensively analyzes the contract food services industry. This is followed by industry value chain analysis which determines the companies which are part of the different processes and contributing to various sectors.

The study also presents in-depth information concerning the development, trends, and industry policies and regulations affecting the contract food services market. Moreover, the research study analyzes the overall regulatory framework of the contract food services sector, offering stakeholders a better understanding of the key factors influencing the overall market environment.

Contract Food Services Market – Forecasts from 2023 to 2028 is a comprehensive and latest report. It provides vital market information to executives and interested stakeholders to enable them to get vital market information. The report also analyzes the competitive landscape, details the strategies of key market players, and plots them on our vendor matrix in four quadrants: leader, follower, challenger, and niche.

The scope and coverage of the contract food services market report are as below:

  • Contract food services market data tables and charts
  • Market outlook with sections on drivers, restraints, Porter's, and industry value chain analysis
  • In-depth analysis of the contract food services market by end-user in healthcare, sports, defence, education, business & industry, and others.
  • A 360o view of the demand for contract food services across different geographies (North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific) with further breakdown for key countries within those regions.

Contract Food Services Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
Market Size Value in 2021 US$244.147 billion
Market Size Value in 2028 US$441.432 billion
Growth Rate CAGR of 8.83% from 2021 to 2028
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2023 – 2028
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments Covered End-User and Geography
Companies Covered ABM Catering Solutions, Amadeus, Aramark, Barlett Mitchell, Blue Apple Catering, Camst Group, Caterleisure Ltd., CH&CO Catering, Compass Group PLC, Dine Contract Catering, Elior Group, OCS Group Ltd.
Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase


Different segments covered under the contract food services market report are as below:

  • By End-User
    • Healthcare
    • Sports
    • Defense
    • Education
    • Business & Industry
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • United Kingdom
      • Germany
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Indonesia
      • Thailand
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The contract food services market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 8.83% during the forecast period.
The global contract food services market is projected to reach a total market size of US$441.432 billion by 2028.
Contract Food Services Market was valued at US$244.147 billion in 2021.
The contract food services market has been segmented by end-user and geography.
The rise in disposable income, government initiatives, the rise in the air travel industry, and rising concern for employee retention are driving demand for the contract food services market.


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Assumptions


3.1. Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Healthcare

5.3. Sports

5.4. Defense

5.5. Education

5.6. Business & Industry

5.7. Others


6.1. Introduction 

6.2. North America

6.2.1. USA

6.2.2. Canada

6.2.3. Mexico

6.3. South America

6.3.1. Brazil

6.3.2. Argentina

6.3.3. Others

6.4. Europe

6.4.1. Germany

6.4.2. France

6.4.3. United Kingdom

6.4.4. Spain

6.4.5. Others

6.5. Middle East And Africa

6.5.1. Saudi Arabia

6.5.2. UAE

6.5.3. Israel

6.5.4. Others

6.6. Asia Pacific

6.6.1. China

6.6.2. Japan

6.6.3. India

6.6.4. South Korea

6.6.5. Indonesia

6.6.6. Taiwan

6.6.7. Others


7.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

7.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

7.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

7.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix


8.1. ABM Catering Solutions

8.2. Amadeus

8.3. Aramark

8.4. Barlett Mitchell

8.5. Blue Apple Catering

8.6. Camst Group

8.7. Caterleisure Ltd.

8.8. CH&CO Catering

8.9. Compass Group PLC

8.10. Dine Contract Catering

8.11. Elior Group

8.12. OCS Group Ltd.

ABM Catering Solutions



Barlett Mitchell

Blue Apple Catering

Camst Group

Caterleisure Ltd.

CH&CO Catering

Compass Group PLC

Dine Contract Catering

Elior Group

OCS Group Ltd.