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Beers & Lagers

Beers & Lagers
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While pubs continue to close at a rate of 14 a week, according to the Campaign for Real Ale, craft beers and low/non-alcoholic varieties are in the ascendant with beer drinkers increasingly opting for premium offers as a matter of taste and low-alcohol options for health reasons.

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Al Fresco Dining

Al Fresco Dining
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With hopes running high for many that this summer will echo the unusually warm weather of last year, now is the time to think about barbecues and food that reflects the expectations of today’s consumers who, quite rightly, are no longer satisfied with the dry, burned offerings of yesteryear and who, increasingly, eschew a meat offer in favour of vegetarian or vegan alternatives.

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Fighting Food Waste

Fighting Food Waste
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In recent years there has been a surge in awareness around the issue of food waste and the emergence of stark statistics that highlight the scale of the problem.

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Evolving Employment Laws

Evolving Employment Laws
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The advent of 21st Century technology and increasingly flexible work practices have drastically changed the workplace arena with many workers' rights potentially being compromised.

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English Wine Week Saturday 25 May - Sunday 2 June

May 2019 • English Wine Week 2019 starts this coming weekend and the timing could not be better, as English and Welsh wines ride high on both the domestic and global stages. Read more >

English Wine Week Saturday 25 May - Sunday 2 June

EU veggie ‘burger’ ban challenged across Europe

May 2019 • ProVeg International has launched a campaign challenging the European Parliament’s proposal to ban veggie foods being described as ‘burgers’ or ‘sausages’ Read more >

EU veggie ‘burger’ ban challenged across Europe

Marathon clean-up delivers PB for plastic recycling

Apr 2019 • This year Veolia’s London Marathon clean-up delivered a personal best for recycling, with over 350,000 plastic bottles collected for reprocessing. Read more >

Marathon clean-up delivers PB for plastic recycling

One in three people will enjoy a takeaway this Easter, reveals BB Foodservice

Apr 2019 • BB Foodservice has revealed that one in three people will indulge in a takeaway this Easter – over 18 million people across the UK. Read more >

One in three people will enjoy a takeaway this Easter, reveals BB Foodservice

Grant fund opens to scale paper cup recycling across the UK

Apr 2019 • A newly developed programme delivered by Hubbub and funded by Starbucks will help communities resource collection of paper cup waste. Read more >

Grant fund opens to scale paper cup recycling across the UK
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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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