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Harnessing the Power of TripAdvisor

Harnessing the Power of TripAdvisor
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By now all plans for a bumper festive season should be in place. If you are thinking about how to put the cherry on the top of your festive cake, think no further than your presence on TripAdvisor, which is not only the world's largest travel site, it is also one of the world’s largest restaurant sites.

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Baby it's cold inside

Baby it's cold inside
Page 24

Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year for businesses in the hospitality and catering industry with the demand for food and drinks at its highest. In our experience, the run-up to Christmas is the best time to invest in new refrigeration.

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Kitchen Extract Systems

Kitchen Extract Systems
Page 28

When preparing for Christmas and New Year, it pays to have cleaned away all trace of summer – especially in your kitchen extract ductwork.

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War on Waste

War on Waste
Page 32

Almost 20% of the food that the food service industry buys each year is thrown away – costing each outlet an estimated £10,000 a year. It's no good for the future, no good for the environment, and certainly no good for the bottom line.

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BB foodservice gives Santa a run for his money with #BBdeliversChristmas

Dec 2017 • BB foodservice has called on operators to tweet their strange or unusual delivery requests with the hashtag #BBdeliversChristmas to see if the UK’s largest independent wholesaler can come up with the goods. Read more >

BB foodservice gives Santa a run for his money with #BBdeliversChristmas

Bake Off: The Professionals seeks competitors

Nov 2017 • Are you a skilled and creative pastry chef? Are you passionate about creating the best desserts, cakes and pastries in Britain? Read more >

Bake Off: The Professionals seeks competitors

Cut beer tax campaign’s big day in Parliament

Nov 2017 • The campaign for a cut in beer tax in the Budget moved into Parliament on Tuesday, 31 October, with a debate in Westminster Hall sponsored by Mike Wood MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliament Beer Group. Read more >

Cut beer tax campaign’s big day in Parliament

WRAP and Cyrus Todiwala OBE join forces to reduce food waste

Oct 2017 • Hospitality and food service operators came together at Cyrus Todiwala’s Café Spice Namaste in London recently [18 October] to hear from top chefs and industry experts about how they can dramatically reduce the amount of food they throw away. Read more >

WRAP and Cyrus Todiwala OBE join forces to reduce food waste

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
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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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