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On the Move

On the Move
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In 2017, the £24.3 billion Food to Go market grew by 3.2%, with 95% of the adult population buying food to go four times a week and spending an estimated £508 per year in this category, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

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Summer Specials

Summer Specials
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With a corker of a UK summer predicted, here is a rundown of what is particularly hot in the food and soft drinks arena.

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Sauces

Sauces
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Has ketchup had its chips? Does mustard no longer cut it? Mizkan, home of iconic British brands such as Sarson's vinegar and Branston pickle, has taken a snapshot of the current condiment market, surveying 1000 consumers to gauge the appetite for traditional sauces versus new flavours on the block.

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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers
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Using edible flowers in cooking is becoming increasingly popular. Dan McGeorge, Head Chef at Rothay Manor, Ambleside, Cumbria offers food for thought on how to embrace the edible flower trend.

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

Extra time as pubs back speedy serves during football fever

Jul 2018 • BB Foodservice has revealed demand for chips has rocketed with pubs backing quick serves as the nation is gripped by football fever. Read more >

Extra time as pubs back speedy serves during football fever

Hospitality teams take to the seas for Springboard

Jun 2018 • Teams from across the hospitality industry took to the seas earlier this month for the third annual Hospitality Sailing Cup in support of The Springboard Charity. Read more >

Hospitality teams take to the seas for Springboard

#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
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Article Archive

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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