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Vegan and plant-based catering

Vegan and plant-based catering
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It will come as no surprise to anyone in the food industry that veggie and vegan food is in demand. In addition, the number of consumers choosing to reduce their meat intake is at an all-time high.

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Tea

Tea
Page 24

While the number of out-of-home coffee occasions (3.8bn) is higher than OOH tea occasions (3.1bn), coffee purchase occasions continue to decline out of home, dropping by 10% compared to 2016, according to The Tetley Tea Report 2018.

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Sugar tax

Sugar tax
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Today in the UK, we are suffering a major public health crisis as obesity levels continue to rise. In order to address this, the Government has announced the implementation of a sugar levy on soft drinks, more commonly known as the 'sugar tax'.

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The cost of going green

The cost of going green
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A recent report from WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) revealed that 920,000 tonnes of food is thrown away by the hospitality and food service sector each year at a cost of over £2.5bn. The tide would appear to be turning.

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Real Food Real Pleasure

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

Real Food Real Pleasure

UK Coffee Week – get involved

Apr 2018 • Raising money to deliver clean drinking water to coffee-growing communities, UK Coffee Week runs nationwide from April 16-22 Read more >

UK Coffee Week – get involved

Martin Carabott crowned 35th Roux Scholar

Apr 2018 • Martin Carabott won the 2018 Roux Scholarship in a fiercely contested final held at Westminster Kingsway College, London last week [26 March]. Read more >

Martin Carabott crowned 35th Roux Scholar

SRA launches One Planet Plate campaign

Mar 2018 • Hundreds of restaurants are already backing the One Planet Plate campaign that has been launched to satisfy diner demand for sustainable food. Read more >

SRA launches One Planet Plate campaign

Top chefs cook for charity

Mar 2018 • Six stellar chefs have given their time to raise funds for charity at The Langham hotel, London. Read more >

Top chefs cook for charity
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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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