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Mothers' Day and Easter

Mothers' Day and Easter
Page 15

With Mothering Sunday falling on Sunday 6 March, and the four-day Easter weekend starting with Good Friday on March 25, operators will need to have their food and drink offer in place in good time to maximise sales.








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Desserts

Desserts
Page 27

With applications having just closed for the next Great British Bake Off TV phenomenon, figures from global information company The NPD Group reveal that our appetite for sweet-tasting bakery and dessert products has taken off since the BBC programme started five years ago. As the final part of any meal, desserts not only offer a good source of extra revenue, but also provide operators with the opportunity to ensure customers leave with a great last impression


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Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight
Page 35

Each year, Fairtrade Fortnight (organised by the Fairtrade Foundation) is given a specific theme to highlight issues concerning the farmers who grow many of our favourite staples. This year, the organisation is urging caterers, communities and businesses throughout the UK to sit down for a Big Fairtrade Breakfast and stand up for the rights of the farmers who provide us with items such as coffee, tea, cocoa and bananas.



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Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme

Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme
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HMRC is asking those in the alcohol chain to use their common sense; if a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is and could well be fraudulent.









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Restaurants drive growth in Oriental food consumption

Feb 2016 • The explosion in the number of Pan-Asian restaurants is driving the growth of Oriental food in the UK, according to a report published today to coincide with the start of Chinese New Year. Read more >

Restaurants drive growth in Oriental food consumption

World Scotch Pie Champion 2016


Jan 2016 • The Kandy Bar of Saltcoats made it a double recently as it was crowned World Scotch Pie Champion for the second time - it took the trophy home for the first time in 2013. Read more >

World Scotch Pie Champion 2016


Chef squirrels away popular ingredient this Burns Night

Jan 2016 • This Burn’s night (25 January), instead of tucking into traditional haggis, a restaurant in Edinburgh will be giving diners the option of the dish with a twist. Read more >

Chef squirrels away popular ingredient this Burns Night
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Three quarters of restaurateurs admit they do not know how to implement energy-saving measures, new research from E.ON reveals Read more >

Celebration Drinks

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