Business Model Canvas – Food

“The food industry is ripe for a revolution. And while many companies have helped jumpstart the #realfood revolution by bringing in organic, there are few examples of food companies using business model innovation to spark scalable change. That’s why in this blog we are going to look at how BMi can be used to go beyond organic and reinvent our entire food chain. ”

Original LFB Blog – 2013

Food Business Model

The ‘Food Business Model’ has experienced many changes in the years past. Inflation had led to margin pressure, and changing consumer preferences have shifted demand.

Here are some relevant trends around the food business model into 2024:


“The next generation of ghost kitchens will be in highly visible environments making pickup and delivery convenient from a location that customers pass by every day.”

*Additional Context – Ghost Kitchen BMi


“The subscription is a way to curate the things in your life that you enjoy. I think it’s something we’re going to see a lot more of going forward.”

*Additional Context – Restaurant 2.0


” … a recent order from Oita, a sushi restaurant in Brooklyn, over DoorDash. A single Make Your Own Temaki set cost $32. Add on to that a $4.99 delivery fee, then a $4.80 service fee, $2.84 in tax, and a $4.00 tip and Paulucci ended up with a $48.63 bill for dinner.”

*Additional context – Food Delivery Apps


Food Business Model Canvas

A business model is defined as:

“the rationale of how an organization creates, delivers and captures value.” 

Alex Osterwalder et al invented the Business Model Canvas to help individuals and organizations conceptualize how to analyze, create, and develop business models.

Food Value Proposition

Using food to shake up the FOOD industry:

  • Ingredient innovation
  • Technological innovation
  • Distribution innovation

A New Era of Food Enterprises

Business Model Canvas - Food

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