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Champagne

Champagne
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The on trade continues to be a vibrant landscape in which market conditions are in constant churn. In this environment, one of the biggest challenges for licensees is how to accommodate and attract a consumer who is more fickle than ever before.

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English wines

English wines
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It is fair to say that when people think of fizz, their minds will probably turn to France for Champagne, Italy for Prosecco or Spain for Cava. For most, England has no place in the fizz equation. The same holds true for England's increasingly diverse still wine offer. Yet the industry is burgeoning and the future is looking rosy.

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Chocs away

Chocs away
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When it comes to chocolate spend per head, the UK is top of the leaderboard. In 2016, the average Brit indulged in 8.61kg of chocolate; as a nation the total consumption was an impressive 555 thousand tonnes, estimates Mintel. Ahead of this year's Chocolate Week (9-15 October)we take a look at this sweet delight that remains the go-to treat in spite of the burgeoning health market.

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Tackling the staff crisis

Tackling the staff crisis
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Never before has the availability of skilled staff in the hospitality industry been under such scrutiny. Before Brexit had even reared its potentially decimating head, the shortage of curry chefs in the UK had been a cause of grave concern, to the extent that many in the sector had long been calling on the Government to review immigration rules and improve training. When Brexit occurs, the workforce could well be severely compromised.

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News updates - For more news stories read this month’s magazine »

Nescafé launches whole bean to cup

Oct 2017 • In a step change move, Nescafé has launched a whole bean to cup product for the out of home market. Read more >

Nescafé launches whole bean to cup

UK triumphant in international finals

Oct 2017 • UK’s Piotr Pietras of Launceston Place, London took to the world stage as he was crowned the Chaine des Rotisseurs’ International Young Sommelier of the Year following two days of intensive competition in Budapest recently. Read more >

UK triumphant in international finals

Still time to enter the Golden Service Awards

Sep 2017 • Entries for the 2018 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards close on Monday 2 October, so there is still time to enter to win one of the most prestigious awards in the cleaning industry. Read more >

Still time to enter the Golden Service Awards

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
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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

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