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Tragic incident: a spokesperson for Whitbread said their thoughts are with the guest's family (image credit: Google maps)

Woman chokes to death at Beefeater pub

By Nikkie Sutton

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to a Beefeater pub after they received reports of a woman choking earlier this week (26 June).

Switching preference: Global Data predicted that consumers may well choose frozen over fresh food due to the CO2 crisis

CO2 crisis has potential to drive a switch to frozen food

By Nikkie Sutton

The CO2 shortage gripping the UK food and drinks industry is predicted to lead to shortages of beer, fizzy drinks and chilled foods such as raw and cooked meats, and poultry, according to data experts.

Moving forward: Paul Dickinson joined Fuller's in 2011 as executive chef and became director of food in 2017

Fuller's: We have a formula to get famous for food

By Tom Lee, FoodSpark

Fuller's director of food Paul Dickinson explains his long-term plans for the pub group’s food offering, how he hopes to improve working conditions for chefs and why he absolutely hates an inverted scotch egg.

Changing tastes: the history of the gastropub is unique

Gastropubs ‘not killing off pub culture’

By Nicholas Robinson

Gastropubs are providing a boost to society and pub culture, rather than gentrifying a historic British tradition, an author has claimed in her new book.

Global taste: pubs have taken note of a variety of cuisines to influence their menus (image credit: vadimguzhva/iStock/thinkstock.co.uk)

7 themed pubs with worldwide inspiration

By Nikkie Sutton

While the history of pubs traditionally started in England, some venues have branched into different cuisines to give their sites a twist on the classic boozer.