All news articles for April 2019

Harsher penalties: According to NFU Mutual there are more than 10,000 outlets with a food hygiene rating of one or zero

Average food safety and hygiene fine rises by £4,900

By Stuart Stone

New research by Government agency the Sentencing Council has found the number of fines and prosecutions for food safety and hygiene offences has more than doubled since the introduction of new sentencing guidelines.

No longer boarded up: the Extraordinary Hare has already received a £500,000 investment

Heineken promises £50m for 150 pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Brewer and pubco Heineken has ring-fenced £50m to pump into 150 of its Star Pubs & Bars sites, a record sum for the business, which is estimated to create 1,200 jobs in the sector.

Sweet sensation: this dessert will tickle the tastebuds

Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs

How to make: marmalade ice cream sandwich

By Nikkie Sutton

This stunning dessert comes from London’s only Michelin-starred pub, the Harwood Arms, which is run by head chef Sally Abé.

Premium league: spirits are driving growth in the alcohol category

£5bn growth opportunity for alcoholic drinks

By Nikkie Sutton

The alcoholic drinks category will see a rise in value of £5.2bn to £46.7bn in 2022, according to historic and predictive data, revealed in a new report.

Title race brewing: MatchPint’s Dom Collingwood has designed, brewed and launched The Match Pint with ETM Group

ETM Group and MatchPint team up for new beer debut

By Stuart Stone

Sport pub and fan network MatchPint has collaborated with London-based pub operator ETM Group to launch a beer that they hope will become a firm fixture in this season’s Premier League title run-in.

Big plans: Tiny Rebel's new site is across the road from its existing one

Tiny Rebel expands into 60,000sq ft site

By Nikkie Sutton

Welsh brewer and operator Tiny Rebel has announced it will be moving part of the business into a new site to accommodate its growing team and equipment.

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