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The taste of Christmas

18th December 2015

The lead-up to Christmas provides huge profit opportunities for operators, as shoppers head to the high streets in their masses, many purchasing hot beverages as a pick me up mid-shop.

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Booming UK coffee shop market outperforms UK retail sector

15th December 2015

Estimated at 20,728 outlets, the total UK coffee shop market shows significant sales growth of 10% on last year and a total turnover in 2015 of £7.9 billion.

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Cote Brasserie helps visually impaired diners read menus

14th December 2015

Côte Restaurants has become the first French brasserie group to sign up with Good Food Talks, the free menu app and website that helps visually impaired people and those with reading disabilities dine in restaurants.

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Tetley launches animated sales assistant

30th November 2015

Tetley has unveiled a first for the tea industry with the appointment of a virtual sales assistant who will begin work for the company in selected Cash & Carry stores and Wholesalers from this week. The first application goes live in Bestway on 1 Dec.

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Zest Quest Asia announces finalists

26th November 2015

Six colleges have hurdled the first round of judging of Zest Quest Asia, the competition founded by Chef Cyrus Todiwala, Chef Patron of Café Spice Namaste and organised in association with the Master Chefs of Great Britain.

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Fourth UK Chaîne Young Sommelier victory

13th November 2015

For the fourth time in nine years, the UK has shown that it is a force to be reckoned with in the drinks world as Mathias Camilleri from Medlar, London has been crowned the 2015 Chaîne des Rôtisseurs International Young Sommelier of the Year.

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EighthPlate project creates over 53,000 meals for those most in need

3rd November 2015

At the beginning of the summer festival season, the EighthPlate project set out to salvage unsold food from festivals and create thousands of meals for the most vulnerable people in society, also saving perfectly edible food from going to landfill.

EighthPlate project creates over 53,000 meals for those most in needRead more »

Catering volunteers needed to help homeless people this Christmas

26th October 2015

National homelessness charity Crisis is calling on trained chefs, experienced catering staff and keen cooks to provide hot, healthy meals for homeless people at their temporary centres this Christmas.

Catering volunteers needed to help homeless people this ChristmasRead more »

Gold Service Scholarship: now open for entries until Friday, 9 October

2nd October 2015

The Gold Service Scholarship has announced that the application deadline for its 2016 competition has been extended until Friday, 9 October.

Gold Service Scholarship: now open for entries until Friday, 9 OctoberRead more »

Best British Roast Dinner finalists announced

1st October 2015

With British Roast Dinner Week in full swing, operators are urged to ensure they benefit from this annual event.

Best British Roast Dinner finalists announcedRead more »

Rugby World Cup – 25 million extra pints to be sold, says BBPA

17th September 2015

On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) says the tournament will give a big boost to locals across the UK.

Rugby World Cup – 25 million extra pints to be sold, says BBPARead more »

Setting the Gold Standard

9th September 2015

The Gold Service Scholarship 2016 is open for entries.

Setting the Gold StandardRead more »

Academy seeks nominations for awards for excellence

3rd September 2015

The Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) is seeking nominations from employers and staff in the hospitality industry for its front-of-house Annual Awards Excellence.

Academy seeks nominations for awards for excellenceRead more »

Rapid growth in takeaway sector serves up success for UK economy

6th August 2015

A new report from JUST EAT shows that the UK takeaway industry was worth £9 billion to the economy and supported more than 220,000 direct jobs in 2014.

Rapid growth in takeaway sector serves up success for UK economyRead more »

London’s South Bank hots up for Summer

31st July 2015

Londoners reading this will know that the South Bank, near Waterloo Station, comes into its own during the warmer months with different street food outlets, performers and art installations popping up to be enjoyed by the world and his wife.

London’s South Bank hots up for SummerRead more »
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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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