October 2018

Zest Quest Asia extends competition entry deadline

30/10/2018 08:10
It is not too late to enter student cookery contest Zest Quest Asia, as co-founders Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala extend the deadline to 5 November.

Cyrus commented: “For those who enter Zest Quest Asia, competing is only the beginning. (The competition) is designed in such a way that fosters


Costa launches virtual reality to train baristas

30/10/2018 08:10
Coffee brand Costa Coffee has launched virtual reality (VR) in over 1,500 stores to train its next generation of baristas.

With the busy Christmas trading period ahead, the company said content is “designed to enhance the onboarding process, inspire new baristas and


Mount Charles aims for £100m turnover by 2025

30/10/2018 08:10
Irish foodservice provider Mount Charles celebrated its 30th anniversary last week (24 October), as chairman Trevor Annon announced its aim to reach £100m turnover by 2025.

Celebrating at an event in Belfast, the company invited over 200 colleagues, suppliers, friends and family, who were each applauded for their “


Tilda opens 2019 Young Chef of the Year

30/10/2018 08:10
Tilda is on the hunt for its 2019 Young Chef of the Year, with entries now open for its annual junior cooking contest run in partnership with the Craft Guild of Chefs.

Open to aspiring chefs under the age of 21, entries must be submitted by 30 November as the live final takes place 23 January 2019 at Salon Culinare, the Foodservice Show (NEC Birmingham).

Hoping to show “how innovative rice can be, and help chefs cater for a wide range of food trends,”...

Tips for a healthier Halloween

30/10/2018 07:10
Halloween festivities can be a lot of fun, but it's easy to get caught up in the web of sugary and high fat snacking.

With recent figures showing that childhood obesity in England has reached a ‘record high’, Heart Research UK has generated some tips to keep Halloween healthy. 

Keep it playful...



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