Highlights

28/07/2014 10:28:12
The Kout Food Group (KFG) has announced the completion of the full share acquisition of Coffee Snobs by the group’s UK division Kout Food Restaurants UK.
24/07/2014 10:58:24
Nominations for our Lunch Business Grab & Go Awards close end of play today.
22/07/2014 11:44:59
There are now just 13 days left for four lucky catering and hospitality professionals to each win a pair of tickets to the MasterChef Restaurant & Bar with Nescafé Milano, the venue’s coffee sponsor.
14/07/2014 18:31:46
British restaurant chain PizzaExpress is to be sold by the Gondola Group to Hony Capital, a leading private equity firm in China, for approximately £900m – a transaction claimed to be the largest in the European restaurant sector in the past five years.
11/07/2014 08:55:05
Lunchtime and food to go operators have until the end of play today to get their nominations in for this year’s Lunch Business Grab & Go Awards.
08/07/2014 09:47:09
CH&Co, a leading UK contract catering company, has become the first British catering group to achieve certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) across its entire business network.
20/06/2014 10:37:04
Costa has today announced that it has joined forces with Debenhams to trial six new concessions across the department store chain’s UK estate. The first coffee shop will open on June 25 within the retailer’s store in Guildford, Surrey.
17/06/2014 10:48:03
SSP Group Ltd, international operator of branded food and beverage outlets in travel locations, has announced it plans an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in London.
12/06/2014 12:07:07
Inside Food magazine, a digital publication for industry experts looking for food industry news and the latest insights, has announced it is now available on the Ipad.
Hai street comes to London
12/05/2014 15:56:50
The UK’s very first “Japanese burrito” bar - Hai Street Kitchen & Co. has landed in London’s Leadenhall Market.
Jamaica Patty Co comes to London
12/05/2014 15:53:26
Jamaica Patty Co. is bringing a fresh flavour of Jamaica into the heart of London’s food to go scene with the launch of its new store.
07/05/2014 11:01:46
Nottingham-based Homemade Café has opened the doors to its third venue in the city, a bistro in the newly restored pavilion on the Forest Recreation Ground, which forms part of the park’s £5.2m renovation project.
28/04/2014 16:50:49
The nominations for the 2014 Lunch Business Grab & Go Awards are now open.
16/04/2014 11:22:43
Entering the food to go market, Pizza Rossa is close to finalising its three sites in the city.
01/04/2014 12:46:05
Independent corporate and commercial caterer CH&Co has announced it is taking 100% ownership of the high street café group Apostrophe by buying the remaining 50% stake in the business held by Amir Chen and the founding shareholders with which it entered into joint venture in January...
31/03/2014 09:49:45
The Greene King Leisure Tracker has highlighted a 6% growth in household leisure spending from January to February (£191 to £203), with £11 of that £12 increase (or 91.6%) coming from eating out and drinking out.
11/03/2014 14:11:21
Operators are being warned that the price of many menu staples will continue to fluctuate, despite the fall in the headline UK inflation rate.
10/03/2014 15:31:44
Elior UK has gained a further contract with Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) to operate its high street coffee shop, Coffee Connection, in Wakefield city centre.
24/02/2014 13:29:57
Sandwich chain Subway has joined forces with Heart Research UK to help raise funds for the ‘Run for a Healthy Heart’ programme, run by The York City Knights Foundation.
06/02/2014 12:43:58
Gourmet Burger Kitchen has returned to its roots in south west London with a new restaurant in Wandsworth.
07/01/2014 18:36:53
Organisers of Hotelympia have announced that it is reprising its popular Innovation Awards for 2014 to showcase the most groundbreaking new products in hospitality.

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