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Licence fees regulations unlawful, says Philip Kolvin QC of Cornerstone Barristers

21st July 2013

In a new textbook published earlier this month, leading licensing barrister Philip Kolvin QC of Cornerstone Barristers states that the fees regulations governing premises licences, personal licences and club premises certificates are unlawful.

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Join the fight against hunger with 'Love Food Give Food 2013'

20th July 2013

Action Against Hunger is calling on chefs and restaurateurs across the country to help turn a nation of foodies into fundraisers with the launch of their 2013 'Love Food Give Food' appeal.

Join the fight against hunger with 'Love Food Give Food 2013'Read more »

Unleash your creativity to drive the Health Agenda forward, urges chair of the Responsibility Deal Food Network

19th July 2013

"Don't feel restrained by the Government's Responsibility Deal current pledges, unleash your own creativity in your quest to move the nutrition, health and wellness agenda on."

Unleash your creativity to drive the Health Agenda forward, urges chair of the Responsibility Deal Food NetworkRead more »

Adams Foods launches new foodservice division

18th July 2013

Adams Foods, supplier of cheese and butter goods to UK and international retailers, has launched a new foodservice division to bring its longstanding dairy expertise to the catering and hospitality industry nationwide.

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Zameer Choudrey Interviewed by HSBC's Corporate World

17th July 2013

Group Chief Executive Zameer Choudrey recently spoke exclusively to HSBC Corporate World - an in house magazine of HSBC Bank targeting its largest corporate clients in the UK and Overseas.

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Asian catering federations urge members to back 'Tax Parity Day'

16th July 2013

The Federation of Bangladeshi Caterers (FoBC), Asian Caterers Federation (ACF) and Malaysian Restaurant Association (MRA) are urging restaurant owners to support Jacques Borel's 'Tax Parity Day' on Wednesday 25th September.

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Taste of London adds more top chefs and restaurants to the 10th anniversary line-up

18th June 2013

Taste of London, the capital's annual restaurant festival, returns with a Michelin starred line-up of chefs, restaurants and brand new features.

Taste of London adds more top chefs and restaurants to the 10th anniversary line-upRead more »

Out-of-home food and drink index makes brewer top dog with 193% growth

11th June 2013

BrewDog, the dynamic Scottish brewer and bar operator, has taken the top spot in an index of the fastest-growing companies in the UK eating and drinking out market.

Out-of-home food and drink index makes brewer top dog with 193% growthRead more »

Unilever gives chefs the technology to help reduce consumer food waste

6th June 2013

With research revealing that almost one third of consumers admit to leaving food waste on their plates when eating out, a new mobile app has launched to help chefs and caterers tackle avoidable food waste.

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Pork-gate leads to thorough meat-sampling programme in Leicester

30th May 2013

The recent news that pork has been found in Halal lamb burgers in Leicestershire schools is disappointing and is another indication that certain industry procedures and policies are crying out for reassessment.

Pork-gate leads to thorough meat-sampling programme in LeicesterRead more »

Clement Robert is Moët UK Sommelier of The Year 2013

29th May 2013

Following a closely contested final yesterday (28 May), Clement Robert, head sommelier at Medlar Restaurant, London, won the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2013.

Clement Robert is Moët UK Sommelier of The Year 2013Read more »

Supermarkets sweep up at expense of local restaurants and takeaways

8th May 2013

With supermarket chains opening more convenience or c-stores, research from global information company The NPD Group Inc highlights the threat of this expansion to restaurants and takeaway operators.

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Horizons' annual briefing gives hope for future growth with snacking to rise, but evening meals declining

2nd May 2013

The UK's foodservice sector will experience long-term growth now the worst of the recession is over, although it will take at least until 2016 to return to food sales levels of 2007.

Horizons' annual briefing gives hope for future growth with snacking to rise, but evening meals decliningRead more »

UK Coffee Week

23rd April 2013

In an inspiring collaboration across the nation, leading coffee chains, independents, workplaces and coffee-loving consumers are uniting this week for UK Coffee Week, an annual charitable programme and celebration of coffee.

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Bessant & Drury's Coconut Lemon 'Ice Cream' carries off top prize at 2013 FreeFrom Food Awards

17th April 2013

The winners of this year's FreeFrom Food Awards 2013 were announced last night (Tuesday 16 April) by TV chef, Antony Worrall Thompson at the Royal College of Physicians in London's Regent's Park.

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