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Great British food

Great British food
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British Food Fortnight is an established annual event celebrating all that is great about British Food. Run by the team behind Love British Food, the Fortnight brings together people and organisations with a passion for food – from foodservice operators to retailers, producers, community groups, schools, hospitals and care homes.

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Baking

Baking
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Within the UK foodservice market, bakery is a sector that continues to grow at a steady rate. Whether you bake your own or buy in ready-made breads, pastries and cakes, these goods are an essential part of any operator's menu as the country's love affair with all things baked shows no sign of abating.

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British Egg Week

British Egg Week
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UK consumers eat around 12.5 billion eggs a year – approximately 34 million eggs a day. With recent egg sales at a record level, British Egg Week (9-15 October) is an ideal time to capitalise on this healthy trend.

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Kitchen Compliance

Kitchen Compliance
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In June, BBC TV's Watchdog programme revealed that ice from three of the UK's biggest coffee chains (Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffe Nero) contained bacteria from faeces. The good news (if that is what you can call it) was that some of the bacteria identified were what are known as 'opportunistic pathogens', which are bacteria that do not often cause disease to healthy people.

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London to host World Cheese Awards 2017

Sep 2017 • The World Cheese Awards is open for entries, with producers from across the globe invited to submit their cheese to be judged during the competition’s 30th anniversary celebrations. Read more >

London to host World Cheese Awards 2017

TUCO delivers inspiring 2017 conference line-up

Jul 2017 • Hundreds of caterers from the Further and Higher Education sector gathered at the University of Nottingham last week (24-26 July) for the annual TUCO Conference. Read more >

TUCO delivers inspiring 2017 conference line-up

New standard serves up sustainable approach to catering

Jun 2017 • The Soil Association Certification and the Carbon Trust have launched a new certification designed to promote sustainable catering. Read more >

New standard serves up sustainable approach to catering

Tobacco Dock takes summer to a new level

May 2017 • Launched this week at Tobacco Dock in Wapping, London, Skylight is set to be one of London's more quirky rooftop destinations. Read more >

Tobacco Dock takes summer to a new level

Caroline Quentin launches Coeliac UK’s Gluten Freevolution campaign

May 2017 • Caroline Quentin, Patron of Coeliac UK, the national charity for people living gluten free, is today (8 May) helping to launch the charity’s ‘Gluten Freevolution’ to further grow the range of options of safe gluten free food when eating Read more >

Caroline Quentin launches Coeliac UK’s Gluten Freevolution campaign
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Article Archive

Coffee Cup Conundrum

UK consumers throw away about 2.5 billion coffee cups every year, but less than 1% are recycled because most facilities cannot handle their plastic film lining. Read more >

Coffee Matters

People of a certain age will doubtless remember the days when, eating out of home, your wine choice was simply ‘red or white’. At the same time, a cup of coffee invariably comprised simply boiling (yes) water, milk and a spoonful of soluble co Read more >

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