News > April 2017

« Previous month Next month »
The Cider Report

What is going on in cider?

28-Apr-2017 - The multitude of sub categories of cider are ensuring the sector continues to thrive and will be a welcome tipple for many during summer. Nikkie Sutton reports.

Guinness on draught goes vegan

28-Apr-2017 - Guinness has announced it will finally go vegan by abolishing the use of fish-derived isinglass from its production process, after revealing plans to do so two years ago.

How to write an award grabbing GBPA entry

28-Apr-2017 - The Great British Pub Awards, run by The Morning Advertiser, are recognised as “the ones to win” by licensees, attracting hundreds of entries from thriving pubs around the UK.

Supermarkets muscle in on craft beer market

28-Apr-2017 - Consumers have been urged to increase support for their local pub after a host of supermarkets jumped on the craft beer bandwagon.

Exciting weekend of sport for May Bank Holiday

28-Apr-2017 - Whether your customers are interested in football, boxing, Formula 1 or rugby union, there’s plenty of sport on this weekend to entice them into your pub.

SIBA unveils winners of South West Independent Beer Awards

28-Apr-2017 - The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has named Dawkins Ales and Exmoor Ales as the two overall champion awards in its South West Independent Beer Awards.

Build up to Joshua v Klitschko fight

28-Apr-2017 - Fight promoter Eddie Hearn has said that those watching Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight title clash with Wladimir Klitschko will “not believe the atmosphere and spectacle that will unfold” on Saturday (29...

Titanic Brewery director Keith Bott receives MBE

28-Apr-2017 - The director of Titanic Brewery has received an MBE from Princess Anne in a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace recently.

Easter weekend 'disappointing' for pub dining sales

28-Apr-2017 - Pub sales over Easter held up relatively well compared to last year despite a 1% dip in sales, according to figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Tesco exec takes top job at The Portman Group

28-Apr-2017 - Former Tesco senior executive John Timothy is to take on the top role as chief executive of The Portman Group.

BrewDog finally launches Lone Wolf spirits

28-Apr-2017 - Craft beer brewer and pub operator BrewDog is ready to launch its Lone Wolf spirits range on a large scale, three years after announcing plans to enter the category.

Pubs 'could save £10,000 on food prep'

27-Apr-2017 - Pub kitchens could save more than £10,000 every year by changing the equipment used for food preparation, a study has found.

Sheppy’s new £100k rebrand ‘critical’ for growth

27-Apr-2017 - Cider brand Sheppy’s redesign was critical to continue the brand’s growth and bolster its planned advance in the on-trade, The Morning Advertiser (MA) understands.

Pub Spy reviews ‘damaging’ pub business, says petition

27-Apr-2017 - A petition, allegedly set up by Brighton publicans, is claiming that a local paper’s review column is damaging pub trade in the city because it has become more interested in...

Four-legged foodies to get free feed as pub group trials dog menus

27-Apr-2017 - Dogs will eat free at four Red Mist Leisure sites after the pub group agreed to trial a special menu for 'man’s best friend' in partnership with natural pet food...

Chefs’ health put at risk by ‘punishing’ long hours

27-Apr-2017 - Chefs have called out industry working hours as potentially damaging to their mental and physical health in a snapshot survey by union Unite.

Deliveroo reports 114% increase in lunchtime orders

27-Apr-2017 - Delivery service Deliveroo has reported a hike in the number of consumers using its service to order lunch.

Coffee shop ‘slowdown’ is massive opportunity for pubs

27-Apr-2017 - Suggestions that coffee shops will eventually outnumber pubs could be blown out of the water following Whitbread’s announcement it will reduce its Costa high street estate by up to 10%.

China to become world’s largest craft beer market

27-Apr-2017 - Drinkers in China are set to chug more beer than elsewhere in the world, with demand for craft increasing significantly, a new report has claimed.

Fuller’s replaces wine team in refocus

27-Apr-2017 - Fuller’s has replaced its entire wine team as it looks to set itself apart from its rivals as an expert in wine, The Morning Advertiser has learned.

Craft beer ‘helping’ to boost mainstream beer sales

27-Apr-2017 - The monumental rise in craft beer, which is claimed to be dampening the sales of some mainstream lagers, is leading more consumers into trying more world beers.

ALMR launches 2017 Operations Managers Awards

27-Apr-2017 - The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has begun this year’s search to find the “best and brightest” leaders in pubs, restaurants and bars as part of the annual ALMR...

London pub adds raw reindeer to the menu

26-Apr-2017 - A London pub is debuting a new raw reindeer-based dish after previous menu options containing the meat became “best-sellers”.

Exploding beer video goes viral

26-Apr-2017 - A viral video of an exploding beer keg from a German brewer has prompted the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) chair Buster Grant to give advice on ensuring beer quality.

UK is now second-largest importer of US craft beer

26-Apr-2017 - The UK has become the second-largest importer of US craft beer in the world, jumping two places up the list behind Canada and increasing imports by 4.4% last year.

« Previous month Next month »

On demand Supplier Webinars

Understanding the soft drinks industry levy
Britvic Soft Drinks
All supplier webinars