Time limit proposal: consumers show mixed opinions on how long dining should take

How much time should you give diners to eat a meal?

By Nicholas Robinson

Getting the balance right between allowing diners enough time to eat and ensuring tables are turned over efficiently is tricky. Recent research from YouGov, however, shines a light on the correct direction.

On the rise: onion prices are reportedly up 41%, carrots by 80%, and wheat for bread by a fifth

Extreme weather to cause 5% rise in food prices

By James Beeson

Prices of meat, vegetable and dairy products are set to rise by “at least” 5% in the coming months due to extreme weather in the UK this year, according to new research.

Vegan friendly: one new addition to the menu is the chickpea and sweet potato curry

Hungry Horse unveils vegan dishes

By Nikkie Sutton

Greene King brand Hungry Horse has launched a vegan range on its new menu at more than 280 of its pubs across the country.

Take note: The Insolvency Service said this case should serve as a warning to other operators

Why you shouldn’t lie about your food-hygiene rating

By Nikkie Sutton

A restaurant owner has been banned from running companies for five years after he falsely advertised a five-star food-hygiene rating in a local publication, highlighting why operators should be truthful about their score.