Alfresco eating & entertaining has seen one of the biggest increase in UK grocery with an 21% YoY growth to a level in excess of £7.5 billion*, and this has been fueled even more by the home-centric, & staycation trends present throughout summer 2020. This growth looks set to continue with retailer analysts predicting that the market could be worth in excess of £8 billion in 2021, with 3-in-4 households now enjoying life alfresco.
*Source The Grocer / Kantar 2020
Alfresco eating & entertaining ‘comes of age’ with the UK’s biggest summer sampling & promotional event!
Gastro Alfresco has not only won multiple grocery marketing awards, it’s also the campaign that really created the discipline of multi-brand marketing in the UK! Following 2020’s Covid Lockdown, outdoor eating & entertaining is now firmly established as the summer’s leading at-home activity. 2021 sees Gastro Alfresco’s 21st anniversary with an enlarged campaign, but, following the ongoing effects of Covid, with a changed emphasis which includes both live RoadShows sampling & virtual streamed experiential with social-sampling plus major media, social, on-line and promotional activity & trade support.
Live RoadShows + Virtual Streamed Experiential & Full support!
Exclusive product categories, with everything being included; planning, full activation/sampling, staff, creative, media/social, promotional & full reporting etc. in the cost. No call on brands marketing resources. Only additional cost; product for sampling/prizes & any price promotion support.
Despite the Covid pandemic we will still live in an ‘Experience Economy’ and Grocery Gurus is a dedicated promotional marketing agency that creates, owns & activates ‘Together Is Better’ – multi award-winning, multi-brand, multi-channel shared grocery brand experiences.
Running, and Covid pandemic permitting from July 2021, but with a changed format reflecting the ‘New Norm’ our category or occasion based grocery experiences will bring together synergistic brands within an integrated live RoadShows, virtual experiential, & media/social promotional event, creating much greater engagement and brand cut-through at a very much more cost-effective rate than other grocery promotional activities!
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Alfresco eating & entertaining
21st Gastro Alfresco – Enjoy life alfresco
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The originators and multi award-winning UK market-leaders in multi-brand, multi-channel promotional marketing! All our Together Is Better grocery category or occasion campaigns are exclusively operated by Grocery Gurus Ltd and are fully ™trademark protected under UK/EU Intellectual Property Law. Participation in or association with is solely by way of sponsorship and/or agreement with Grocery Gurus Ltd. Contact us: 86-90 Paul Street London EC2A 4NE – 0203 872 2523 – email