All news articles for May 2017

Plans backed: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is keen to protect pubs

ALMR supports London mayor’s 'agent-of-change' stance

By Georgina Townshend

In response to Sadiq Khan’s consultation on culture and the night-time economy, which recognises the importance of protecting London’s pubs, the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has said the 'agent-of-change' principle should...

Behind the scenes: the Parkers Arms chef-patron Stosie Madi  came from a hospitality family

Inside the Parkers Arms with Stosie Madi

By Daniel Woolfson

The Parkers Arms, in Newton-in-Bowland, Lancashire, claimed the award for highest climber at this year’s Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs, coming in at 13th place. Here, enigmatic chef-patron Stosie Madi discusses her life in the hospitality industry and...

Beer sales boom: BrewDog co-founder James Watt

BrewDog UK sales rose by 97% in 2016

By Nikkie Sutton

BrewDog's total UK sales soared by 97% last year and annual turnover was up 60%, making the Scottish brewer one of the fastest growing craft beer brands in the world.

For more than two centuries, the tradition of the full English has been embraced across British society

The history of breakfast

By Jo Bruce

Breakfast hasn’t always been the British institution it is now. The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the evolution of breakfast since the 1300s and how the ‘full English’ has managed to embed itself into the British psyche.

Menu choice: a gourmet open sandwich is just one option for showcasing eggs

Pub brunch and breakfast trends revealed

By Nikkie Sutton

Eggs, Millennials and food-to-go are the latest trends operators need to look out for in their brunch and breakfast offer, according to foodservice bakery company Kara.

Providing remarkable: Top tips from The Morning Advertiser's Pub Skills event

Video: Pub Skills speakers' top tips

By Georgina Townshend

Why should pubs do cocktails, and what are the challenges? These were just two of the many questions that industry experts answered as part of The Morning Advertiser’s Pub Skills event on spirits this month.

On the up: average consumer spend for breakfast has risen by a third

Is there room for breakfast in pubs?

By Nikkie Sutton

With consumer spend for breakfast down, pubs needs to up their game when serving the first meal of the day to ensure profits rise.

New brews: Butcombe launched the two beers to celebrate its founding in 1978

Butcombe invades craft beer market

By Nikkie Sutton

Butcombe Brewing Co is to launch two new beers this month, Invader and Forty Two, in a bid to showcase its craft-brewing credentials.