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BII members seek St George to slay the Darling Dragon

23rd April 2009

The British Institute of Innkeepers (BII) convened a meeting of members yesterday to debate the budget announcements as they unfolded.

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Organic market faces downturn, but committed consumers stay loyal

21st April 2009

UK sales of organic products present a mixed picture, according to a major report published by the Soil Association earlier this week.

Organic market faces downturn, but committed consumers stay loyalRead more »

Foodservice could reduce its carbon footprint by turning up the heat

17th April 2009

A new report has highlighted the opportunity for the foodservice industry to reduce its carbon footprint, via identifying 'cold chain' energy saving opportunities of up to 15 per cent.

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UK Restaurant Leader Summit 2009 - Market Intelligence is Key

3rd April 2009

Leaders and influencers debating the current and future climate of the industry; opportunities and challenges; impact of the economic climate; current and future landscape

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Fast food and takeaways may benefit from the recession

27th March 2009

While some sectors of the catering market are currently facing some of the most difficult trading conditions they have encountered for many years, the fast-food and takeaways sector may see some benefits from the economic slowdown in the UK.

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'Dine-formation' demand will grow, survey shows

19th March 2009

Consumer demand for dine-formation, where restaurants make nutritional information available to diners, is set to grow, a trade survey suggests.

'Dine-formation' demand will grow, survey showsRead more »

Egg-citing times with Beep Egg

16th March 2009

In spite of the fact that we can fly to the moon and build cars that break the sound barrier, we still do not have the wherewithal to boil the perfect egg. That is, until now.

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Over 40% of the UK population is food allergic or intolerant

9th March 2009

If this seems like an unbelievably high number, just ask a group of friends whether they know anyone, family member or close friend, who has some kind of a food issue.

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Eating and drinking out-of-home sees early January uplift

26th February 2009

The British public is continuing to go out to eat and drink, but the UK's leading pub and restaurant chains are having to work extra hard to keep customers coming through their doors.

Eating and drinking out-of-home sees early January upliftRead more »

Invitation from Cuisinewine

9th February 2009

Cuisinewine - producer of cooking alcohols - is hosting an afternoon specifically for caterers on Tuesday 17 February in London.

Invitation from CuisinewineRead more »

Calling all young chefs

5th February 2009

The search is on for the UK's top young talent in a new television programme, Young Chef of the Year 2009.

Calling all young chefsRead more »

What’s in your doner?

30th January 2009

A new study by council food standards officers released earlier this week (26.1.09) has revealed shocking figures about the content of doner kebabs.

What’s in your doner?Read more »

Vegetarian Chefs of the Future Contest

21st January 2009

The Cordon Vert School is on the look out for the new vegetarian chefs of the future and is offering them the chance to show their potential by taking part in a culinary competition.

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'Save-it for something special' mentality means going out less, but spending more

14th January 2009

The number of times people dined out hit an all-time low in the run-up to Christmas, with 72% of consumers claiming to have eaten out in the first two weeks of December - a 3% decrease.

'Save-it for something special' mentality means going out less, but spending moreRead more »

2009 Roux Scholarship Closing Date Soon

9th January 2009

Chefs who want to take part in the 2009 Roux Scholarship need to start honing their lamb recipes as the closing date is Friday 23 January.

2009 Roux Scholarship Closing Date SoonRead more »
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