All news articles for February 2018

Night to remember: the 2018 Publican Award winners will be revealed at the Battersea Evolution on 13 March

Video: Publican Awards judging day 2018

By Stuart Stone

On Monday 5 January nominees for the 2018 Publican Awards descended on London from across the country for their final chance to dazzle the judges before winners are announced on 13 March at the Battersea Evolution.

Most popular: Mojito tops the list of most served cocktails in the on-trade

How to make the five best-selling cocktails

By Nikkie Sutton

Cocktails are showing no signs of going away and operators need to ensure they are tapping into the latest trends in the category to boost their bottom lines.

Up and away: gin sales are on the rise

British gin outsells beef

By Huw Cross

Britain exports more gin than beef, according to new figures that show overseas sales reached £530m in 2017.

Product recall: Fairfax Meadow pulls meat

A second meat supplier recalls products

By Huw Cross

A leading supplier of meat to pubs, bars and restaurants has recalled products after an unannounced Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspection, causing JD Wetherspoon to pull dishes from its menu again.

Growing: popularity of American Football has increased rapidly in the UK since the first NFL London game in 2007 between the Miami Dolphins and New York Giants

Super Bowl Sunday doubles sales for GBPA nominated pub

By Stuart Stone

The Philadelphia Eagles’ win over the New England Patriots on 4 February helped set up record sales at a London pub nominated in the sports pub category at the 2017 Great British Pub Awards.

The only legal means for pubgoers in the UK to watch European football when the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League return is via a BT Sport commercial subscription.

In association with FACT and BT Sport

UEFA targets illegal streaming

By MA Editorial

UEFA granted court order to block illegal streams of UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League