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Brits carve their meat intake

Brits carve their meat intake

Move over ‘meat and two veg’, it seems that many Brits today are following the ‘meat alternative and two veg’ mantra.

How food businesses are moving away from brick & mortar establishments

There has been a rise in how many food and drink events are being hosted on the Eventbrite platform each year, the firm has found.

Avon Valley charity concert and picnic

Avon Valley charity concert and picnic

A charity picnic and concert event is fast selling out with organisers urging anyone interested to secure tickets quickly.

Start-Up Guides: Running a Small Food Business

When you’re running a small food business for the first time, whether it’s a kiosk, a café or a restaurant, you’re going to need to know how to handle, store and serve the food that you sell.

What’s on the Great British menu?

Us Brits are big on food. We’ve got big opinions on our favourite meals, how they should be eaten and with whom. What’s our attitude to dinner in particular? Oldrids & Downtown, providers of dinner sets, finds out…

Newcastle: the best places to drink in the toon

Newcastle: the best places to drink in the toon

With a stunning quayside, unparalleled nightlife, and picturesque settings, Newcastle Upon Tyne is one of the best weekends away that you’ll ever have.

Ace ways to celebrate Wimbledon from innovative serves to luxury holidays!

Ace ways to celebrate Wimbledon from innovative serves to luxury holidays!

With Wimbledon just around the corner, we have rounded up some ace ways to celebrate the world’s oldest tennis tournament, from innovative serves to luxury holidays.

Online grocery clicks in the UK: Sales set to surpass £11 billion in 2017

Online grocery clicks in the UK: Sales set to surpass £11 billion in 2017

Brits are increasingly taking advantage of fresh milk and frozen peas being just a click away. Indeed, new research from Mintel on online grocery retailing in the UK forecasts sales to reach £11.1 billion in 2017, up from an estimated £9.9 billion in 2016.

Durham Distillery - the real deal handcrafted small-batch distillery

Durham Distillery - the real deal handcrafted small-batch distillery

Craft distiller Durham Distillery has launched its brand new Strawberry and Pink Pepper liqueur, boosting its bespoke range of gin and vodka.

Pub grub props up bar sales

Pub grub props up bar sales

Brits’ growing love of pub grub is plating up success for the pub industry. According to new research from Mintel, sales of pub meals grew by an estimated 14% between 2012 and 2016 to reach £7.4 billion. In the same time period, sales of alcoholic drinks grew by 6%, while soft drink sales rose by 7%.

Coq d’Argent unveils new Parisian bar refurbishment

Coq d’Argent unveils new Parisian bar refurbishment

D&D London have announced a glamorous bar refurbishment at the renowned rooftop restaurant, Coq d’Argent, inspired by the chic style of Paris.

Man cave shifts from shed to kitchen: Men more confident with cooking than DIY

Man cave shifts from shed to kitchen: Men more confident with cooking than DIY

The bank holiday weekend is fast approaching – traditionally a time for DIY, however, new research from Mintel reveals Britain’s young men are more confident with a pastry brush than a paint brush.

What to consider when planning your next promotional event

What to consider when planning your next promotional event

Promotional events can be great for business. Not only do they put your brand in the hands of potential customers, but they allow you to meet real people, network and develop relationships with both fans and like-minded entrepreneurs and business owners.

2.9 million adults never recycle their plastic bottles

2.9 million adults never recycle their plastic bottles

Millions of Brits admit they never recycle plastic bottles, a study has found.

Oldrids and Downtown - Household food trends

We Brits love our grub. We’ve got big opinions on our favourite meals, how they should be eaten and with whom. What’s our attitude to dinner in particular? Oldrids & Downtown, providers of dinner sets, finds out.