Horeca

Horeca (also HoReCa, HORECA) is an abbreviation used in Europe for the food service industry. The term is a syllabic abbreviation of the words Hotel/Restaurant/Ca.[1]

The Dutch Uniforme Voorwaarden Horeca (UVH) is translated into English as Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering Industry. This code covers hotels, bars, restaurants and related businesses in the Netherlands. Koninklijk Horeca Nederland is the Dutch trade association for the hotel and catering industry.[2]

This sector is one of the fastest growing in Europe. In 2004, more than 7.8 million people were employed[3] and the sector generated more than 338 billion turnover.[4] Jobs tend to be temporary, with irregular hours, low pay and few career prospects. There is a high proportion of young people working in the sector. Some Distributer companies (e.g. SayeSaman Distribution P.J.S. Co) use this term to define the Food & Beverage Service trade channel or the Hospitality trade channel. (HoReCa Channel, under authority of Mr. Alireza Badri.

Some tobacco companies (e.g. British American Tobacco) use this term to define the Food & Beverage Service trade channel or the Hospitality trade channel.

Other Languages
asturianu: Horeca
български: Хорека
čeština: Horeca
Deutsch: Horeca
español: Horeca
فارسی: هرکا
français: Horeca
Bahasa Indonesia: Horeka
italiano: Horeca
ქართული: ჰორეკა
Nederlands: Horeca
norsk: Horeca
polski: HoReCa
română: HoReCa
русский: HoReCa
українська: HoReCa
walon: Orecå