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Best-of-British Wrap Competition

16th May 2011

To coincide with British Sandwich Week (16-21 May), Mission Foods is challenging caterers to enter its 'Best-of-British' wrap competition to win £250 of high street shopping vouchers.

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HMRC launches new task forces to tackle tax dodgers

13th May 2011

HM Revenue and Customs has announced that it will be clamping down on restaurant owners who are deliberately evading paying tax.

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What Food What Wine?

28th April 2011

Chicken tikka and Chablis ... or Chardonnay and chips? The hunt is on to discover the ultimate wine and food pairings of ten of this country's most popular dishes.

What Food What Wine?Read more »

UK Baristas Smash Aussie World Record at London Coffee Festival 2011

15th April 2011

A team of more than 100 UK baristas has broken the world record for 'the number of espressos made in an hour' by producing 12,005 espressos at a rate of 3.33 espresso shots per second.

UK Baristas Smash Aussie World Record at London Coffee Festival 2011Read more »

Pots and pans can save lives

11th April 2011

A small charity working in Moldova is desperately trying to find good second-hand catering equipment to kit out a newly built kitchen and café in a community and medical centre.

Pots and pans can save livesRead more »

UK Coffee Week 4-10 April 2011

29th March 2011

Launching this year, UK Coffee Week is being hailed as a new annual 'Week' that will celebrate the success of the coffee industry while raising money for a very worthy cause.

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Paint the nation purple for epilepsy

18th March 2011

The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE) has launched a My Purple Pledge campaign in a quest to turn the country purple for epilepsy awareness and International Purple Day.

Paint the nation purple for epilepsyRead more »

April changes for Corporation Tax

11th March 2011

Companies across the UK are being reminded of important changes to Corporation Tax filing and payment, which come into effect next month.

April changes for Corporation TaxRead more »

Unilever Raises Over £50,000 for Hospitality Action

7th March 2011

Unilever Food Solutions has raised an impressive £51,146 for the benevolent charity for the UK hospitality industry, exceeding its original target of £40,000.

Unilever Raises Over £50,000 for Hospitality ActionRead more »

Get ready for Fairtrade Fortnight

24th February 2011

During the annual Fairtrade Fortnight - which is fast approaching - expect plenty of media and social activity around this laudable certification mark

Get ready for Fairtrade FortnightRead more »

Nominations open for The Good Food Guide Restaurant of the Year

17th February 2011

The Good Food Guide is opening nominations for its highly regarded Restaurant of the Year award on Monday 21st February.

Nominations open for The Good Food Guide Restaurant of the YearRead more »

Eat Seasonably - help on a metaphorical plate

4th February 2011

The Eat Seasonably campaign aims to introduce more people to the pleasures and benefits of seasonal eating.

Eat Seasonably - help on a metaphorical plateRead more »

Michel Roux’s Service

31st January 2011

After a disappointing first episode, BBC TV's 'Michel Roux's Service' has improved dramatically as seven young hopefuls embrace the contagious enthusiasm of mentor Michel.

Michel Roux’s ServiceRead more »

Nottingham student wins Heinz Tomato Ketchup Cook-Off

24th January 2011

Heinz Foodservice recently joined forces with the Craft Guild of Chefs, City & Guilds and PACE to run a competition for full-time catering students aged 17-23 in their second year of college or above

Nottingham student wins Heinz Tomato Ketchup Cook-OffRead more »

Are you ready for Self Assessment deadline?

12th January 2011

The deadline for filing your Self Assessment tax return - and paying any tax you owe - is Monday 31 January.

Are you ready for Self Assessment deadline?Read more »
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