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Beers & Lagers

Beers & Lagers
Page 14

They say the customer is always right. While this is not the case universally, when it comes to consumption of beers and lagers in the on trade, customers' tastes and expectations are changing. To survive and prosper, licensees need to take heed.

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Preparing for the<br>FIFA World Cup

Preparing for the
FIFA World Cup
Page 18

According to the British Beer & Pub Association, pubs and bars across the UK are expecting to play host to around 15 million fans during the World Cup in June and July, creating a massive opportunity to cash in on the month-long occasion.

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Al Fresco Dining

Al Fresco Dining
Page 22

Due to the unseasonably warm weather we enjoyed briefly in April, consumers' thoughts have turned to the joys of al fresco dining. As an operator, it pays dividends to acknowledge and act on the British desire to spend time outside – whatever the weather.

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Growth through Digitalisation

Growth through Digitalisation
Page 28

IRI GIRA Foodservice is a research consultancy focused on the out-of-home food market across Europe providing a range of market measurement and predictive trend modelling services. Virginie Pernin, Chief Analyst, IRI GIRA Foodservice looks at a recent study on Europe and explains why digitalisation is a key driver for the sector's growth.

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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

#MilesForMatt #FinishForMatt

Apr 2018 • Chefs Jamie Park and Tom Peters organise charity run in honour of their friend Matt Campbell Read more >

#MilesForMatt  #FinishForMatt

Real Food Real Pleasure

Apr 2018 • Kettle Chips launches new TV advertising campaign Read more >

Real Food Real Pleasure
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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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