Food trends

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'

Free-from food

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

Food

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).

Snacks: new options rose by 60% this year

MENU TRENDS

Snacks, sides and nibbles key focus for pub menus

By Daniel Woolfson

UK operators are boosting customers’ average spend by increasing starter and dessert prices as well as focusing on side dishes and snacks, new research claims. 

Trade figures' advice on food and drink pairings

Trade figures' advice on food and drink pairings

By Nikkie Sutton

“We need to educate people to let them know that it is OK to drink beer and cider with your food” said drinks educator and beer sommelier Jane Peyton at Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s (PMA) Future Trends: Beer and Cider event.

Will you put risotto on your pub menu?

Risotto report

10 things you need to know about risotto in pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

There are few dishes that offer operators high GP, the opportunity to create gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan variants while also being tasty, but the risotto appears to tick all of those boxes. Here are 10 things about risotto you should consider when...

Paramount 21: 'Our sprat are 100% British'

Supplier profile

Flexitarians push Paramount 21 to boost veggie offer

By Nicholas Robinson

Frozen fish and vegetarian foodservice supplier Paramount 21 is preparing to boost its veggie and gluten-free offering following rising demand, the firm's chairman and director Ali Hannaford has said.

An exciting new trade show has launched

Events

Exciting new trade show - The Bar & Pub Show - launches

By Mike Berry

A new event dedicated to the bar and pub sector will run alongside this year's Restaurant Show at Olympia bringing together the best suppliers in the business with top operators that are transforming the UK’s on-trade.