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Bramley Apple Pie Week: 8-14 October 2012

4th October 2012

Grown only in Britain, the Bramley apple has long been recognised as the best apple for cooking

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Rainforest Alliance's Follow The Frog Week

18th September 2012

This weeklong campaign is encouraging individuals and businesses to move towards a more sustainable lifestyle by following the Rainforest Alliance's logo.

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Red tape 'blitz' must not lead to worsening health and safety

10th September 2012

Today's announcements by the Government that low-risk businesses will be exempt from regular "burdensome health and safety inspections" from April 2013 risks generating more heat than light.

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London 2012 – is your house in order?

17th July 2012

With less than two weeks to go until the start of the London 2012 Games, it is not too late to plan for the inevitable disruption that the Games will cause some businesses.

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Unilever encourages chefs to cut calories

12th July 2012

Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) has launched a new campaign to encourage chefs to slash over 500 million calories from their dishes

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Carluccio's cycles 500 miles for Action Against Hunger

10th July 2012

Carluccio's CEO Simon Kossoff and six members of his team are attempting a 500-mile charity bike ride in aid of Action Against Hunger

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Nottingham Food & Drink Festival 2012

27th June 2012

Organisers of the Nottingham Food and Drink Festival have announced a host of new ingredients, which are set to make this year's event the most varied yet.

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Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood

23rd June 2012

Dr Wayne Coates is on a mission to spread the word about 'chia' - a little superfood that was used by the Aztecs for centuries and that he has been studying since 1991.

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Low-cost kitchen equipment

21st June 2012

Petroc College in Barnstaple, Devon is selling off numerous catering units such as steamers and display cabinets, most of which have hardly been used and appear as new.

Low-cost kitchen equipmentRead more »

National Vegetarian Week 2012

21st May 2012

Poor service puts nearly two billion pounds worth of catering business at risk

National Vegetarian Week 2012Read more »

Moët UK Sommelier of the Year: Finalists announced

10th May 2012

The names of the 12 sommeliers who have made it through to the final of this year's Moët UK Sommelier of the Year competition have been announced.

Moët UK Sommelier of the Year: Finalists announcedRead more »

Counting cocktail calories

7th May 2012

Cocktail bar Après London has come up with a cunning plan to keep the custom of those who might be wanting to curb their calorie intake in the run-up to summer.

Counting cocktail caloriesRead more »

UK restaurants urged to participate in Real Wine Month

4th May 2012

In conjunction with The Real Wine Fair restaurants across the UK are being invited to take part in May's Real Wine Month and give their customers the chance to try natural wines by the glass.

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Free guide helps businesses avoid costly mistakes on energy contract renewals

30th April 2012

A free 'Quick Guide' has been launched by ENER-G Procurement to help businesses avoid making costly mistakes on renewing energy contracts.

Free guide helps businesses avoid costly mistakes on energy contract renewalsRead more »

Mini Jersey Royals

19th April 2012

As the season for Jersey Royal potatoes approaches, we are told that The Jersey Royal Company has unveiled plans to make available on the mainland the 'Jersey Royal Pearl' potato.

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