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UK Baristas Smash Aussie World Record at London Coffee Festival 2011

15th April 2011

A team of more than 100 UK baristas has broken the world record for 'the number of espressos made in an hour' by producing 12,005 espressos at a rate of 3.33 espresso shots per second.

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Pots and pans can save lives

11th April 2011

A small charity working in Moldova is desperately trying to find good second-hand catering equipment to kit out a newly built kitchen and café in a community and medical centre.

Pots and pans can save livesRead more »

UK Coffee Week 4-10 April 2011

29th March 2011

Launching this year, UK Coffee Week is being hailed as a new annual 'Week' that will celebrate the success of the coffee industry while raising money for a very worthy cause.

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Paint the nation purple for epilepsy

18th March 2011

The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE) has launched a My Purple Pledge campaign in a quest to turn the country purple for epilepsy awareness and International Purple Day.

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April changes for Corporation Tax

11th March 2011

Companies across the UK are being reminded of important changes to Corporation Tax filing and payment, which come into effect next month.

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Unilever Raises Over £50,000 for Hospitality Action

7th March 2011

Unilever Food Solutions has raised an impressive £51,146 for the benevolent charity for the UK hospitality industry, exceeding its original target of £40,000.

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Get ready for Fairtrade Fortnight

24th February 2011

During the annual Fairtrade Fortnight - which is fast approaching - expect plenty of media and social activity around this laudable certification mark

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Nominations open for The Good Food Guide Restaurant of the Year

17th February 2011

The Good Food Guide is opening nominations for its highly regarded Restaurant of the Year award on Monday 21st February.

Nominations open for The Good Food Guide Restaurant of the YearRead more »

Eat Seasonably - help on a metaphorical plate

4th February 2011

The Eat Seasonably campaign aims to introduce more people to the pleasures and benefits of seasonal eating.

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Michel Roux’s Service

31st January 2011

After a disappointing first episode, BBC TV's 'Michel Roux's Service' has improved dramatically as seven young hopefuls embrace the contagious enthusiasm of mentor Michel.

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Nottingham student wins Heinz Tomato Ketchup Cook-Off

24th January 2011

Heinz Foodservice recently joined forces with the Craft Guild of Chefs, City & Guilds and PACE to run a competition for full-time catering students aged 17-23 in their second year of college or above

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Are you ready for Self Assessment deadline?

12th January 2011

The deadline for filing your Self Assessment tax return - and paying any tax you owe - is Monday 31 January.

Are you ready for Self Assessment deadline?Read more »

Look for the Lion on your eggs

7th January 2011

The British Egg Industry Council has urged food manufacturers, caterers and retailers to specify British Lion eggs and egg products

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Get ready for the VAT rise

21st December 2010

In spite of the fact that tills are, hopefully, ringing like crazy during this festive season, don't forget that the standard rate of VAT goes up from 17.5% to 20% on Tuesday 4 January 2011.

Get ready for the VAT riseRead more »

Energy, weight loss and detox in a box

16th December 2010

This superhero amongst teas offers substantially higher nutritional values than other green teas

Energy, weight loss and detox in a boxRead more »
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