New food trends for 2016

January 12, 2016 | by

We took a look at some of food trends predicted for 2016 to give you the low-down on what to look out for in the industry over the next 12 months. Tapas to take over? Long a staple of the... Read More

Trend: Street Food Moves in Restaurants

September 8, 2015 | by
street food takeaway

Small business innovations and ethnic traditions lead the way A new study has found that Britain’s largest food retailers are looking to niche cuisines, street food hits and ethnic specialities to meet the growing public demand for new culinary tastes... Read More

Trend: Mad for Mexican

August 11, 2015 | by
Mexican cuisine

TREND – The UK is currently going through a love affair with hearty Mexican cuisine, notes a report published in the Guardian. The fresh and spicy dishes on offer are winning over British palates so much that the number of Mexican... Read More

Vegetarianism Decreases while Gluten-Free Trend Grows

July 18, 2015 | by

Recent data has shown that the number of diners claiming to be vegetarians has fallen sharply, while requests for meals that fulfill the diner’s dietary requirements – such as lactose- or gluten-free meals – have risen by over 50%. Gluten-free:... Read More

Trend: The Growing Appeal of XXL Food

May 8, 2015 | by
burger challenge

The competition is heating up in the UK for restaurants offering special challenge menus – huge meals especially designed to be a proper mouthful. The popularity of American TV shows such as Man Vs. Food – where host Adam Richman travels... Read More

Trend: Hacking the Menu

March 19, 2015 | by
menu hacks

TREND – An American website is fast gaining followers in the UK by alerting hungry Brits to the secret dishes and extra ingredients that can be added to their takeaway and fast food orders. compiles so-called ‘menu hacks’ – special... Read More

The Rising Demand for Gluten-Free Food

March 3, 2015 | by
gluten free foods

Sales of gluten-free products are on the rise. According to IRI, UK sales of gluten and wheat-free foods have continued to grow since they reached £114m in 2012, while Kantar Worldpanel values the sector a little higher, at £136m. Sales... Read More

Success Story: Q&A with Mushtaq’s, Glasgow

February 19, 2015 | by

Thank you for talking to us Ajmal! Tell us a little bit about Mushtaqs. Mushtaqs is a multi–award winning restaurant in Glasgow. It has been open 4 years. We had 7 employees on day one and this year the team... Read More

Understanding your Restaurant Hygiene Rating

February 19, 2015 | by
hygiene rating

  Food hygiene ratings are becoming a crucial aspect of the modern customer’s decision-making process, helping them to choose the right restaurant alongside other factors like the quality of the food, the customer service offered by the staff, and how close the restaurant is located... Read More