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Served at more than half a billion out-of-home meal occasions annually, sausages account for one in five of all red meat servings out of the home. Add to this a 63% year-on-year growth in menu listings for hot dogs and it is evident that – in spite of the plethora of new and international cuisines available – the British still love their bangers
In recent years, the hospitality industry has gone through somewhat of a change. Very few publicans can now make a serious living without a food offering of some sorts, while café́s and leisure outlets need to supplement a quality drinks offering to draw customers in from the high street. Steve Loughton, Managing Director of Jestic Foodservice Equipment, explains how venues can develop a food offering without the need for a fully equipped kitchen.View magazine >
New payment methods are growing in popularity and caterers need to keep pace with change by offering alternatives to cash. Chris Davies, Managing Director of Global Payments, explains
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Oct 2014 • The Scotch Pie Club has announced the dates for the 16th World Scotch Pie Championship with the deadline of 24 October for entry forms to be submitted. Read more >
Oct 2014 • National Customer Service Week is a week-long opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and the vital role it plays in successful business practice and the growth of the UK economy. Read more >
Sep 2014 • The prestigious Gold Service Scholarship is once again open for entries, as it seeks to find the next rising star in front-of-house hospitality. Read more >
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On 13 December 2014 new laws for the foodservice industry will come in effect, suppliers and establishments providing food products will need to label products, ensuring that food allergens are listed and highlighted. Read more >
Read how the Curry for Change led by UK charity Find Your Feet helps vulnerable rural families in Asia and Africa to change their situation for the better. Read more >