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November 2015: Issue 47

Christmas wrapped up

While a traditional turkey offering is all well and good, many people are looking for alternatives as they sit down to indulge.

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November 2015: Issue 47

Michel Roux Jr talks sausages

British Sausage Week 2015 (2-8 November) is challenging the nation to reconsider the humble banger. The ambassador of this years Sausage Week is Michel Roux Jr.

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October 2015: Issue 46

Offering gluten free - a no brainer

The buzz around gluten free continues to intensify, creating a rapidly growing market with sales predicted to reach £562m by 2017.

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October 2015: Issue 46

Celebrating the Great British Banger

The biggest sausage celebration of the year gets underway from 2-8 November 2015. The 18th annual British Sausage Week will be putting the nations best bangers in the spotlight.

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September 2015: Issue 45

Protecting your bottom line

Kevan Enticott owns Perfect Clarity, an independent energy broker. Here he gives his seven top tips to becoming a greener business and saving money.

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September 2015: Issue 45


Changes are once again occurring in the UK chocolate industry with an ever-increasing number of artisan chocolatiers encouraging consumers to move over to the luxury side of chocolate.

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August 2015: Issue 44

Understanding utility bills

Failing to get a handle on utility bills can have a big impact on businesses bottom lines

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August 2015: Issue 44

Shake up your drinks menu

While consumers are visiting the on trade less frequently than they used to, when they do go out they are willing to spend more in order to get the most out of their experience.

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July 2015: Issue 43

A question of age

New research released recently by Barclays shows that the over 65s added £37 billion to the UK economy through spending in the Hospitality & Leisure sector in the last year.

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July 2015: Issue 43

Perfect Prosecco

Prosecco producers are on a mission to spread the word globally that this delightful bubbly beverage from north east Italy is far more complex and varied than many realise.

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June 2015: Issue 42

Cider - Celebrating diversity

Cider is worth £1.7 billion in the on trade (CGA Brand Index 2014). However, in spite of the fact that the overall cider market has started to plateau, cider is still attracting a lot of attention.

Cider - Celebrating diversityRead article »

June 2015: Issue 42

All hail the burger

Consumers can’t get enough of burgers and establishments specialising in premium quality burgers are becoming commonplace.

All hail the burgerRead article »
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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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