All news articles for April 2019

Bubble's burst? New figures have revealed that sales of Prosecco fell by 3m in the past year

Prosecco sales fall by 3m

By Robert Mann

Sales of sparkling wine in the UK have ‘dramatically’ fallen for the first time in five years as on-trend gin hits its stride, new figures have revealed.

Make a splash: will cask ale sales rise again?

A mixed bag for cask ale sales

By Nicholas Robinson

The on-trade offers the optimum place to drink cask ale, yet despite all the work that goes into it, the category is still to realise its full potential – but there is light at the end of the tunnel

What a pickle: fermenting and pickling offers new flavours

How chefs can get themselves into a pickle

By Robert Mann

Pub chefs need to be able to make the most of seasonal produce – in some instances that may mean being able to save on costs – and fermenting and pickling fits the bill perfectly.

Floating business: Alternative Investment Market (AIM) is the London Stock Exchange’s international market for smaller growing companies

Loungers to join stock market

By Nikkie Sutton

Multiple operator Loungers has announced its plan to float on the London Stock Exchange’s market for smaller, growing companies – Alternative Investment Market (AIM).