With new figures showing pubs have fallen well behind the off-trade when it comes to carrying out age verification checks, Mike Berry went out with test purchasing company Serve Legal to find out more.
Almost two thirds (61%) of carbonated soft drink (CSD) consumers believe pubs, bars and restaurants should make such drinks more visible to consumers, says new research that suggests people are moving away from CSDs because of perceived high sugar levels.
Foodservice supplier Unilever Food Solutions has launched a guide to help pub caterers prepare for the new allergen legislation being introduced in December.
The producers of Jägermeister have been criticised by the Advertising Standards agency for an advert which apparently linked drinking a shot with “tough, daring behaviour”.
Yaser Martini, father of Margot Martini, who last year was diagnosed with a rare form of blood cancer, has launched the ‘Just One More’ campaign with the Anthony Nolan Trust and Delete Blood Cancer UK.
A Liverpool pub believed to be a regular haunt of the Beatles will be saved from demolition on the condition that a campaign group raises the funds to buy it by 1 November.
A “scarcity” of high-quality freehold pubs in London is creating “pent up demand”, according to Simon Emeny, chief executive of Fuller’s, which recently spent c£7m acquiring a pub in Covent Garden.
The beer industry has come together to create a national beer day.
BT Sport has signed a deal for up to four exclusively live matches a week from the Portuguese Primeira Liga, taking the channels’ total to six European leagues.
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