The UK on-the-go food and drinks market is predicted to grow by €262m to reach €20.1bn (US$25.8bn) by 2008. In the face of lengthening working hours, increased commuting time and delays, consumers are increasingly making use of their time in transit to eat and drink, in an attempt to use what many view as lost time.

UK on-the-move food and drink market value (€ billions), 2003-08

Source: Datamonitor, "People On The Move 2003" (DMCM0684)