Food trends

Crackling offer: UK's first crackling menu on offer in London

Ale house launches 'first' crackling menu

By Helen Gilbert

A London alehouse has debuted what it claims is the UK’s first ‘crackling menu’ aimed at complementing the venue’s craft-ale offering.

On the rise: 'slow' products have grown by around 214% since 2010

Slow food tops 2017's culinary trends

By Nikkie Sutton

Reducing food waste and slow-cooked food are the two main trends operators must keep an eye out for this year, according to research from Mintel.

Tiny treat: macarons are increasingly popular on pub menus (Credit: Shinya Shitara/Hemera/thinkstock.co.uk)

Keeping it simple is key to good desserts

By Nikkie Sutton

Whether you’re a baking whizz or a beginner, desserts in pubs are an important course for punters and shouldn’t be forgotten. On all accounts, though, keeping it simple is the best way forward. Nikkie Sutton reports.

Pub restaurants increased prices for festive menus

Pub restaurants increased prices for festive menus

By Michelle Perrett

Pub restaurants offered a wider range of Christmas meal options for consumers and increased prices for the 2016 festive season, new research from The Morning Advertiser’s sister title MCA has revealed.

Not-so-meaty dish: More Than Meat's 'lamb casserole'

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Extra '£5k profit' in pubs from vegan food

By Nicholas Robinson

A meat and dairy alternative company that is growing in popularity in UK pubs has launched a ‘joint of lamb’ and ‘chorizo sausages’ specially for eateries, following an uptick in demand for vegan and vegetarian products in pubs.

Food sales: 10-year high for licensed retailers

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Food sales at ten year high, reports ALMR

By Finn Scott-Delaney, MCA

Food sales among multiple operators of licensed premises are at a 10-year high, according to a comprehensive annual survey by the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR).