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Coffee

Coffee
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The £10.1bn UK coffee shop market grew by 7.9% in turnover during 2018, representing 20 consecutive years of sales and outlet growth, according to Project Café UK 2019, Allegra World Coffee Portal's market-leading report on the UK café industry

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City Spice, London

City Spice, London
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In the last five years, 30 of the 50 Brick Lane curry houses have closed. A major cause of the closures are the strict immigration rules imposed by government, which have led to a chronic shortage of curry house chefs nationwide

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Knife Safety

Knife Safety
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A quality set of knives is essential in a commercial kitchen, but the dangers these everyday tools present should never be underestimated

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Digital Ordering

Digital Ordering
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Today's consumer is as fickle as ever. Add to the mix our increasing need for variety in a landscape where ever-more trends come and go, while others – such as veganism – become mainstream in a very short period of time.

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Springboard appoints Alastair Storey as its new Chairman

Mar 2019 • Alastair has been appointed by Springboard’s Board of Trustees to take over from Stephen Moss CBE, Springboard’s Founder and Chair for the past 29 years. Read more >

Springboard appoints Alastair Storey as its new Chairman

UK industry experts gather to discuss growing FOG menace

Mar 2019 • Industry experts from across the UK gathered in London today to discuss the growing menace of fatbergs in the UK’s sewerage system. Read more >

UK industry experts gather to discuss growing FOG menace

HIT Scotland announces The Fairlie Scholarship

Mar 2019 • Recognising Andrew Fairlie’s significant contribution to the hospitality industry, Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland has unveiled details of the inaugural Fairlie Scholarship, a career-changing opportunity for aspiring chefs in Scotland. Read more >

HIT Scotland announces The Fairlie Scholarship

Bestway recognises colleagues at annual Performance Awards 2018

Feb 2019 • Bestway Wholesale recognised its teams and individuals who have gone above and beyond to provide excellent service in an employee awards ceremony on Thursday 21 February. Read more >

Bestway recognises colleagues at annual Performance Awards 2018

Gold Service Scholar 2019 announced

Feb 2019 • The Trustees of the Gold Service Scholarship announced last week that the 2019 Scholar is Karen Gruet from Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxfordshire. Read more >

Gold Service Scholar 2019 announced
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Article Archive

Christmas presence

With the festive season nearly upon us, now is the time to check that all is planned and ready both to embrace and benefit from this particularly busy time of year. Read more >

Soft Drinks

Britvic’s 2017 research into the importance of soft drinks at Christmas revealed that almost half of consumers (45%) were set to buy more soft drinks at Christmas and over a fifth (21%) planned to drink less alcohol. Read more >

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