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Steady report: fruit and vegetables saw a  slight rise in inflation due to poor weather conditions

Food prices are stabilising

By Nikkie Thatcher

Wholesale foodservice prices are now stabilising after three years of inflation, according to new research.

Thoughtful tip: customers are more generous during Christmas

Xmas tips bonanza of £20m awaits

By Alice Leader

As hospitality workers gear up for the most lucrative ‘tip season’ of the year, new research has revealed hospitality workers can expect to pocket an extra £20m of tips over the festive period.

Rugby match-up: Martin St Quinton (left) with brewery owner Jared Brown

Rugby club owner invests in brewery

By Alice Leader

A rugby club owner has invested in Gloucester Brewery to help boost its brewing production to 800,000 pints a year by the end of 2020.

Customers must be honest: chefs share views on the increase in negative reviews

How has a spike in negative reviews impacted pubs?

By Alice Leader

A customer ‘walking in with a balaclava on’, is no different to an anonymous source leaving a negative review online, says a Great British Pub Awards Chef of the Year finalist.

New owners: Margriet Vandezande-Crump and Daniel Crump

Service is key for couple opening gastropub

By Nicholas Robinson

Following an illustrious career in some of the UK’s most decorated restaurants and gastropubs, husband and wife team Daniel Crump and Margriet Vandezande-Crump are soon to launch their own pub venture.

Top tips for tips: new research reveals latest consumer dining habits

Southerners tip more than those in the north

By Alice Leader

A survey has revealed how generous diners are across the country and that staff with a friendly demeanour are more likely to convince consumers to bump up a tip.

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