All news articles for April 2019

Cure from UK? A swine flu crisis in Africa has hit the Chinese bacon market

Bacon prices on the rise

By Nikkie Sutton

Bacon prices could be about to soar thanks to increased demand on British stock from China, according to research.

Green move: the packaging change will reduce Diageo's plastic consumption by some 400 tonnes a year

Diageo investing £16m to reduce plastic waste

By Nikkie Sutton

Drinks giant Diageo is investing £16m to reduce the amount of plastics used in its beer packaging by removing plastic ring carriers and shrink wrap from multipacks of Guinness, Harp and Smithwick’s.

Having a ball: Heath Ball (centre) with Chris Jowsey of award sponsor Heineken (left) and Ed Bedington of The Morning Advertiser

Enter now for free

Could you be a Great British Pub Awards winner?

By Nicholas Robinson

Revamped and ready to go, the Great British Pub Awards are back with a new look and new categories to boot. The question now is: do you have what it takes to be crowned a champion this year?

Social impact: guest editor Heath Ball believes social media has made the whole experience of eating out a soulless, faceless transaction

Analysis

Is social media creating unrealistic expectations around food?

By Robert Mann

With an unprecedented rise in social media use, TV food shows and a younger generation becoming the heavy hitter of purchasing, are customers expecting too much of the difficult and time-consuming skill of cooking? In this Spotlight, commissioned by The...