All news articles for March 2018

Core matters: cider has 9% of the total UK wet sales (image credit: urfinguss/iStock/

Cider report

How much will cider grow?

By Nikkie Sutton

Certain dispense methods in the cider segment are thriving while others need a shot in the arm. Here, we look at the statistics and how you can use cider to boost the bottom line.

Meat-free dish: one option chefs can choose is a mushroom and leek pie

Vegan recipes to serve this Easter

By Nikkie Sutton

The Vegan Society has released four recipes that pubs can make the most of this Easter, designed for vegan diners.

Enough: operators want to see change from TripAdvisor

‘We’re at the mercy of TripAdvisor’

By Nicholas Robinson

Looking at negative online reviews of pubs makes for grim reading, especially when the businesses embroiled in them are victims of bogus accounts of meals written with the purpose to blackmail, damage a business’s reputation out of spite or simply to...

A boost: Carlsberg launches new lager

In association with Carlsberg

Will lager sales rise again?

By Nicholas Robinson

Reinvigorating the mainstream lager category is in the interest of all brewers, because it is the biggest segment in on-trade beer sales. That said, with UK lager sales down 7%, it is going to take some intelligent thinking and investment to reverse lager’s...

Celebration time: this year has already seen the company have a lot of success

North Brewing Co to open taproom

By Nikkie Sutton

This year’s winner of Best Brewing Pub Company - North Brewing Co - is set to open a taproom in its hometown of Leeds this year, plus two new North Bar pub openings.