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Breakfast and Brunch

Breakfast and Brunch
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Breakfast is an almost universal occasion, with 95% of UK adults partaking of the meal. While 55% of people eat it at home every day, almost half (49%) sometimes eat breakfast out of home, according to Mintel.

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Trends for 2018

Trends for 2018
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In spite of a general feeling of unease in the industry caused predominantly by the Brexit confusion and escalating food and drink costs, the outlook is not one for concern, according to NPD Group, which predicts growth in both 2018 and 2019 with delivered meals continuing to bring home the bacon.

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Tanner Brothers at Kentish Hare

Tanner Brothers at Kentish Hare
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On paper it may appear that everything the Tanner brothers touch turns to gold. The reality however is, of course, hard graft. Essentially Catering visited the brothers' latest venture – the award-winning Kentish Hare gastro pub in Bidborough near Tunbridge Wells – where we caught up with GM Paul Barber to get his take on what has contributed to the Tanners' impressive success in the industry

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Online Defamation

Online Defamation
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Here's hoping that yours has been a successful and profitable Christmas. Unfortunately, with increased footfall, the chances of negative reviews – often unwarranted – also increases. If negative reviews are shown to be defamatory, the time has probably come to initiate legal proceedings to clear both your name and that of your establishment.

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Young Pastry Chef of the Year competition

Jan 2018 • With the deadline fast approaching (1st February 2018), the competition is open to any pastry chef aged 23 years and under on 1st March 2018. Read more >

Young Pastry Chef of the Year competition

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
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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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