All news articles for December 2018

Funding: £2.2m for community pubs available

£2.2m funding for community-run pubs announced

By Nicholas Robinson

A lifeline of over £2m has been thrown to a burgeoning segment of the pub trade today in the form of funding programme Power to Change, which has been set up to help communities save their local pubs.

Butter up: the price of oils and fats have risen by a third

Substantial rises in the price of butter and fish

By Nicholas Robinson

Increased butter prices have resulted in oils and fats costing over 30% more than they did a year ago, while the price of fish is up by 25%, new data from the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index has shown.

Power of four: new low-alcohol beers on the market

Four low-alcohol beers for January

By Nicholas Robinson

Beer distributor Euroboozer has pulled four new low-alcohol beers into its portfolio in time for Christmas and Dry January.

Pubs package: NewRiver has bought 76 sites from Heineken

76 Star Pubs & Bars sites sold to NewRiver

By James Wallin, MCA

NewRiver has confirmed to The Morning Advertiser's sister title MCA that it has acquired 76 sites from Star Pubs & Bars, taking its Hawthorn Leisure pub arm to over 700.