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Fresh(ers) out of money – SOS student takeaway service launches in UK

Fresh(ers) out of money – SOS student takeaway service launches in UK

Digital current account Loot and leading online takeaway service hungryhouse have partnered to save students from drab meals by launching a takeaway SOS service.

Delivery on Demand: Planet Organic’s delivery service gets the Uber treatment following partnership with Street Stream

Delivery on Demand: Planet Organic’s delivery service gets the Uber treatment following partnership with Street Stream

The UK's largest organic and speciality food store, Planet Organic, has teamed up with on-demand courier firm Street Stream to offer same-day delivery in precise one-hour time-slots across all London postcodes for the first time.

Chocolate company shakes up personalised gifting industry

Chocolate company shakes up personalised gifting industry

The UK’s largest distributor of personalised chocolates has launched an innovative new product to the promotional confectionery market.

Serving up the savings: cuttings costs for restaurant owners

Money saving advice is welcomed by everyone these days and restaurant owners are no exception. The good news is that there are a lot of quick steps that you can take to save money.

AmazonFresh adds selection from Booths

Amazon has announced that grocery products from Booths, the award-winning grocer with 28 stores across the North of England, are now available on AmazonFresh.

Deliveroo to retain manual delivery as it grows

Deliveroo to retain manual delivery as it grows

Maybe robots aren't the future for everyone regardless of what sci-fi movies have been telling us for years.

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.

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…

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.

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%.

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.

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.