Food Trends

Are the North East Cafes the cleanest in the UK?

Anyone running an eatery will understand the meticulous eye for detail that is necessary for an establishment to meet UK hygiene standards. The Food Standards Agency is the body responsible for assessing and distributing food hygiene ratings to venues across the nation. They cover a wide range of business types, from hospitals, mobile caterers, schools […]
  • Oct. 31

Dust off the barbecue – the sun’s on its way!

The blistering Easter sun we’ve recently experienced here in the UK has got us thinking about warm sunny days in the garden, with the barbecue sizzling away nicely.  Just so you’re prepared for the next batch of warm weather, check out these perfect BBQ recipes below, put together courtesy of Flogas Gaslight:
  • Apr. 26

Why are independent coffee shops succeeding?

The coffee shop industry is booming — but not just because of the well-known coffee chains you see on your way to work every day. According to recent reports, the UK’s independent coffee shops and smaller chains are enjoying high sales, and overall, the UK is number one in Europe for growth in branded coffee […]
  • Dec. 04

Why UK bakeries must get energy efficient

Bakeries across the world are known for using a lot of energy. Not only do they need to power the usual lighting and heating expenses, but they also have to power mixers, fridges, freezers and ovens. This can lead to high energy bills and cause profit margins to shrink.
  • Nov. 28

Christmas Gift Ideas for Foodies

The holidays are the season for indulging yourself in culinary treats. It is also the time to be generous to others. Are some of the names on your Christmas shopping list still left unchecked? No need to look further than this list of Christmas gift ideas for foodies. This Christmas, share the gift of food. […]
  • Oct. 04

How to avoid gluten cross-contamination at home

Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance are becoming more widely understood amongst the general population, but many people are still surprised by just how sensitive to gluten these conditions make sufferers. This is why cross-contamination often still affects people avoiding gluten, whether it occurs in restaurants, when eating at a friend’s house or even within their […]
  • May. 10

How Will Brexit Impact the Catering and Hospitality Industries?

Brexit developments are keeping the nation glued. As the story unfolds, it could be difficult to keep track of the aspects of the food, catering and hospitality industries. We talked to catering supplies specialists Nisbets, who recently surveyed 823 professionals about Brexit’s impact on their businesses. Here are some takeaways from the interview.
  • Mar. 26

Strange Food Fetishes Shared by Our Readers

This post has been long in the making, put together by sifting through all the different submissions our readers provided of their weird and wonderful food fetishes. Thanks to everyone who took the time to share their strange food fetishes, but as you know we simply cannot publish each and every one of them. Every […]
  • Mar. 09
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