Pubs are failing to tap into the rising food delivery trend, with only a few pub companies adopting it, despite it cannibalising the eating-out market and growing by 13% to a value of £8.1bn, new analysis has claimed.
New research by Government agency the Sentencing Council has found the number of fines and prosecutions for food safety and hygiene offences has more than doubled since the introduction of new sentencing guidelines.
With an unprecedented rise in social media use, TV food shows and a younger generation becoming the heavy hitter of purchasing, are customers expecting too much of the difficult and time-consuming skill of cooking? In this Spotlight, commissioned by The...
Independent pub operators have taken a further hit in the food footfall battle, as branded operations increased custom despite an overall market decline, potentially drawing further attention to pubcos strengthening their managed estates.