An article in 'Halifax Today' titled 'Canada is becoming a lonely place, and thatís good news for the food industry' says, "More than 28 per cent of Canadian households are home to one person only," and talks about how this is good news for the food industry. Not so much for restaurants, of course. A lot of people don't want to take themselves out to dinner. In the last paragraph of the article, it says:
But what could get overlooked is the power of food to bring people together. Whatever happens, this should never be forgotten.
You can read the article here
, but I'm not suggesting you put on planned dinners for singles, although you could if you wanted to. There's money in capitalizing on trends. I might suggest that a similar trend exists in the United States as well. So if you had a product or service that caters to this market, you have a very large target market.
Think about it! How could you capitalize on this trend?