Edenred is a leader in the meal and food voucher market in all the countries where Ticket Restaurant® or Ticket Alimentación® are issued.
Ticket Restaurant® is the first solution invented by the Group in
France, back in 1962, and is today increasingly available in digital format. It allows employees to buy lunch outside of their workplace, in an affiliated restaurant or other foodservice outlet of their choice.
This solution is an alternative for companies that do not have cafeterias, enabling employees eat balanced meals and enjoy a real lunch break. It is a win-win: the employer’s financial contribution to the meal, corresponding to all or part of the vouchers’ face value, is generally deductible from its taxable profit, while for employees, this benefit is usually exempt of income tax.
Ticket Alimentación® increases beneficiaries' purchasing power, by allowing them to pay for groceries in neighborhood stores and supermarkets, while guaranteeing access to healthy food, not only for the employees, but for their families too.
First launched by Edenred in 1983 in
Mexico, this solution has since been rolled-out to other Latin American countries, including
Brazil, and more recently to a number of central European countries, such as
In April 2013, Edenred launched
NutriSavings™ in the
United States, an online platform intended for American employees promoting a healthy and balanced diet.
This new original employee benefits service is meant to better inform beneficiaries of the nutritional quality of their supermarket purchases (thanks to a score available online and on smartphones).
Video: discover NutriSavings™!