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Action Against Hunger needs you

8th September 2011

Humanitarian organisation Action Against Hunger is urging the nation's chefs and restaurateurs to support their annual Love Food Give Food appeal and raise funds to help provide food and clean drinking water to families worldwide.

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Calling all chippies and fish restaurants

6th September 2011

All caterers selling fish are invited to take part in this year's Fish & Chip Feast, to raise funds for fishermen and other seafarers in need.

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Sweet taste of success for Gallo’s ‘Summer Red’ wine

12th July 2011

A popular supermarket wine has been hailed an 'exceptional' match for a classic British dessert in a food and wine pairing competition.

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ASH challenges belief that smoking ban affects pubs

6th July 2011

On the fourth anniversary of England's smokefree law, new figures show that public support for the measure remains high with 78% of the population in favour of the law.

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Bestway wines taste success at IWC Awards

1st July 2011

Bestway Wholesale has swept up a 'lucky for some' 13 awards including a silver, bronze and commended recognition for wines from its successful Cellar Estates own label portfolio.

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The countdown is on to take part in the UK's first food and wine pairing competition

8th June 2011

Wine producers and suppliers have until 15 June to enter the highly innovative What Food What Wine? competition, which sees leading wine experts determine the best matches for the UK's top 10 dishes.

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Best-of-British Wrap Competition

16th May 2011

To coincide with British Sandwich Week (16-21 May), Mission Foods is challenging caterers to enter its 'Best-of-British' wrap competition to win £250 of high street shopping vouchers.

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HMRC launches new task forces to tackle tax dodgers

13th May 2011

HM Revenue and Customs has announced that it will be clamping down on restaurant owners who are deliberately evading paying tax.

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What Food What Wine?

28th April 2011

Chicken tikka and Chablis ... or Chardonnay and chips? The hunt is on to discover the ultimate wine and food pairings of ten of this country's most popular dishes.

What Food What Wine?Read more »

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.

Paint the nation purple for epilepsyRead more »

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.

April changes for Corporation TaxRead more »

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.

Unilever Raises Over £50,000 for Hospitality ActionRead more »
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