Lunch—you know, that light meal between breakfast and dinner—may become extinct as we know it by the year 2030. The problem? People are replacing a proper lunchtime meal with snacks.
The restaurant industry saw a 2% drop in lunchtime traffic in 2016, which doesn’t sound like a lot. But if that trend continues over the next 10 years or so, it would mean that the majority of people wouldn’t be eating a traditional lunch.
The reason? People are replacing proper meals with snacks because they’re cheaper and more portable. Also, many people don’t feel that they have time to take a proper lunch break and are relegated to munchies at their desk while working.
Do you find yourself working through your lunch break? Clink on the link below to find out why you should reverse the trend of the disappearing lunch: