All news articles for July 2019

Talented: Tim Painter with Angelo Rabelo (left) and Leah Bowen (right) have completed their training

Stonegate reaches 300 managers trained milestone

By Nicholas Robinson

A whopping 300 staff have been trained up to management level through Stonegate’s Accelerator programme, following the recent graduation of 17 deputy managers this month.

Eastern promises: what does the fast growth of Asian beer brands mean for the UK?

Are Asian beer brands about to pour into the UK?

By Stuart Stone

Of the 25 most valuable beer brands, the five fastest movers in the past year were all from Asia. But does this mean a greater UK presence for the likes of Kirin, Tsingtao and Harbin?

Destination pub: The Swan is set in a beautiful part of the country and has won plenty of tourism awards

My Pub: the Swan, Bampton, Devon

By Gary Lloyd

Located on the boundary of Exmoor National Park, the Swan has been gliding very smoothly under the stewardship of licensee Paul Berry and his wife Donna

Cost rises: a plethora of food categories have seen an increase in prices

Ingredients prices continue to soar

By Nikkie Thatcher

Food prices saw month-on-month rises in May, according to the latest edition of the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index.

Looking back: Hop Stuff Brewery announced it was expanding its Taproom business in 2017

Hop Stuff Brewery sold to Molson Coors

By Nikkie Thatcher

Beer giant Molson Coors has bought south-east based Hop Stuff Brewery and its Taprooms as part of a pre-packaged administration process for an undisclosed fee.