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Innovative promotions keep US consumers eating out

26th November 2009

In a world where UK trends often reflect those occurring on the other side of the pond, it is worth noting how American foodservice operators are managing to keep customers eating at their establishments.

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The search is on for Britain’s favourite frier

18th November 2009

Seafish has unveiled a new People's Choice award category in the national Fish & Chip Shop of the Year competition.

The search is on for Britain’s favourite frierRead more »

Spice restaurant industry demands fair play at Curry Awards

9th November 2009

Tory party leader David Cameron has praised Britain's £3.5 billion curry restaurant industry for showing what can be achieved when communities come together.

Spice restaurant industry demands fair play at Curry AwardsRead more »

Promotional vouchers keep customers coming back for more

2nd November 2009

A recent study has revealed that 70% of customers have not cut back on their visits to restaurants thanks to the use of promotional vouchers

Promotional vouchers keep customers coming back for moreRead more »

Hotel and restaurant owners face £2.7 billion bill each year for regulation

23rd October 2009

Britain's smaller hotels and restaurants are among businesses losing more than £2.7 billion every year due to government red tape, figures have shown.

Hotel and restaurant owners face £2.7 billion bill each year for regulationRead more »

Are you being served in National Customer Service Week?

8th October 2009

On average, Britons tip £13.20 a month for good service

Are you being served in National Customer Service Week?Read more »

Welsh Say Cheese

2nd October 2009

Wales` cheesemakers were well-represented among the winners at the Great British Cheese Awards last week (September 25th), the pinnacle of British cheesemaking.

Welsh Say CheeseRead more »

British Food Fortnight 19 September – 4 October 2009

25th September 2009

Are you making the most of British Food Fortnight? Promoted extensively in the media, if you use locally sourced produce, now is the perfect time to shout even louder about it.

British Food Fortnight 19 September – 4 October 2009Read more »

Restaurants urged to Give it Pink for charity

14th September 2009

Restaurants are being urged to get into the charity spirit this October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, by taking part in a new fundraising scheme to help raise vital funds for breast cancer research.

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Speciality & Fine Food Fair, 6 – 8 September 2009, Olympia, London

3rd September 2009

SFFF is the only UK event dedicated to targeting food and drink buyers from the speciality and fine food industry.

Speciality & Fine Food Fair, 6 – 8 September 2009, Olympia, LondonRead more »

Scottish Venison Day - 4 September

28th August 2009

Following in the footsteps of Scotch whisky, Scottish beef and Scottish water, it's now Scottish venison's turn to stand up and be counted.

Scottish Venison Day - 4 SeptemberRead more »

UK Restaurant Leader Report 2009

10th August 2009

Allegra Strategies has surveyed close to 150 restaurant industry leaders for the 'UK Restaurant Leader Report 2009'.

UK Restaurant Leader Report 2009Read more »

Research topples organic

7th August 2009

An independent review shows that there are no important differences in the nutrition content of organic food when compared with conventionally produced food.

Research topples organicRead more »

Chefs vote speciality steak range a success

29th July 2009

Chefs and Quality Standard meat suppliers are reporting increasing demand for the range of speciality steaks developed by EBLEX last year.

Chefs vote speciality steak range a successRead more »

Asiana brings good fortune to Parliament

24th July 2009

Earlier this week Oriental food and drink specialist Asiana Ltd decided it was time to bring some much needed good fortune to UK MPs.

Asiana brings good fortune to ParliamentRead more »
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