Pub Food

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.

Top food: fried rat is a popular dish in Asia (image credit: Nicolai Bangsgaard)

Top 10 strangest dishes

By Nikkie Sutton

From breaded chicken covered with cheese and sauce to fried insects, The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the weird and wonderful dishes from the UK and across the globe.

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.

Decline: diners ate at the pub less during sunny May

Sunny May leaves pubs short on diners

By Nicholas Robinson

Food pubs did not feel the benefit of the unseasonably warm May, with budget-sensitive diners opting for home barbecues or picnics in the park, new data shows.

Healthy dessert: 'better-for-you' ice cream is a trend that it set to shine this summer according to Mintel

Hot food and drink trends for summer 2018

By Nikkie Sutton

This summer, operators need to keep their fingers on the pulse with the latest trends including meat-free barbecue, healthy ice cream, snacks and beer pairing, and bold flavoured sparkling water.