All news articles for December 2018

Counting chips: French fries have been dubbed a 'starch bomb' by a US professor of nutrition

Six chips are an 'ideal portion', says Harvard professor

By Emily Hawkins

Six fries are an ideal portion, according to a Harvard professor who dubbed the food a “starch bomb”. The Morning Advertiser asked UK industry experts if portions served by pubs here were too large.

Passion for beer: Ben Lockwood believes immersing oneself in the business is key to success

The Big Interview

BrewDog bound Ben Lockwood optimistic for UK on-trade

By Nicholas Robinson

Mitchells & Butlers’ beer and cider procurement manager Ben Lockwood’s passion for the sector has propelled him to the top of his game. But what’s next for the man who knows almost everyone in the trade now he’s moving to BrewDog?

'Winning formula': The Duke of Wellington in Dalston is the eighth site in the Frontier Pubs' portfolio

Frontier Pubs opens eighth site

By Emily Hawkins

Pub group Frontier Pubs has opened its eighth site, following the partnership between Ei Managed Investments and operator Pioneer Hospitality.

Alcohol-free spirit: Stryyk launches Not Vodka

Alcohol-free vodka launched by Stryyk

By Nicholas Robinson

Alcohol-free spirit brand Stryyk has added a third variant to its portfolio, which now consists of Not Rum, Not Gin and new addition Not Vodka.

Iconic venue: the awards will take place at Battersea Evolution

Publican Awards 2019 finalists announced

By Ed Bedington

Bringing together the very best in the sector, the Publican Awards 2019 will show which pubcos are doing the industry proud and paving the way for others to follow.

Rising up: the rise in sales was thanks to the sport and sun this summer

Beer sales up 4.4%

By Nikkie Sutton

Beer sales in the third quarter of 2018 rose by 4.4% compared to the same period in 2017, new research has revealed.

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