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Cider

Cider
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Westons Cider has launched its third annual Cider Report ahead of the 2018 summer cider season with the overwhelming message that cider is in and here to stay. We take a look at the leading messages contained in the report.

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Chips

Chips
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While chips are very often perceived as little more than the accompaniment to another food item – fish and chips, burger and chips, chicken and chips – nothing could be further from the truth. Chips have a crucial part to play in foodservice and need to be taken seriously, whether fried, flavoured, thin or thick

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Burgers

Burgers
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According to Mintel, the UK's burger market is estimated to be worth an impressive £3.3bn while the NPD Group expects burgers to lead growth, both in visits and consumer spend, over the next few years. Outlets serving burgers are likely to see visits grow by +5.1% this year and a further +4.5% in 2019, predicts the NPD Group.

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Optimum Refrigeration

Optimum Refrigeration
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As we head into the warmer months, ensuring that cold stores and refrigeration equipment are functioning at their optimum capability becomes more important than ever. Shaun Evers, managing director of Stonegate Instruments, outlines how the use of technology can help reduce food waste this summer

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#BBhisFavourite: Win a dinner for your dad this Father’s Day

Jun 2018 • BB Foodservice is offering hospitality staff the chance to treat their dad with a slap up dinner this Father’s Day. All they have to do is tweet @bbfoodservice with their best dad joke to be in with a chance of winning. Read more >

#BBhisFavourite: Win a dinner for your dad this Father’s Day

Sports-focused pubs will score big during World Cup

Jun 2018 • Stonegate Pub Company data reveals the FIFA World Cup could drive sales up by over £6 million across its pub estate during the tournament. Read more >

Sports-focused pubs will score big during World Cup

European Coffee Expo 22-23 May

May 2018 • Food & Beverage professionals are expected to be visiting Olympia London in their thousands for European Coffee Expo, the new, trade-only coffee event dedicated to the business of coffee, tea, soft drinks and related products. Read more >

European Coffee Expo 22-23 May

Kingfisher Fish & Chips to represent Norwegian Seafood

May 2018 • Multi-award winning Plymouth chippy, Kingfisher, has been chosen to fly the flag for Norwegian Seafood at the country’s annual celebratory Norway Day event on 17 May in London. Read more >

Kingfisher Fish & Chips to represent Norwegian Seafood

Portuguese gastronomy ambassadors revealed

May 2018 • Fifteen restaurants have been unveiled as the first official representatives of Portuguese gastronomy in the UK. Read more >

Portuguese gastronomy ambassadors revealed
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Chocs away

When it comes to chocolate spend per head, the UK is top of the leaderboard. Read more >

Kitchen Compliance

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. Read more >

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