Bread

Adaptable food: breads are versatile – suitable for all sorts of dishes

Can pubs meet customers' bread kneads?

By Andrew Don

Stretching to put a home-baked offering on the menu could knock you back a bit, however, there are pre-made products out there that could prove just as good. Whatever you decide is best for your business. making the right decision could see your profits...

Uptick: sales driven by caterers and small businesses

Wholesalers

Booker’s hefty rise in Q2 sales

By Nicholas Robinson

The Booker Group has reported a 15.2% rise in total sales for the second quarter of the year, driven by a steady rise in catering and small business customers.

Booker's business boosting plans still on track

Wholesalers

Booker’s sales up 5% to £5bn

By Nicholas Robinson

Booker has reported a rise in total sales of 5% to £5bn (including tobacco) for the 52 weeks to 25 March, driven by the continued development of the group.

M&B launches Sizzling Pizza, Pub & Carvery

Operator news

M&B launches Sizzling Pizza, Pub & Carvery

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) is to launch a new concept this week which will be a combined and evolved version of its Crown Carveries and Sizzling Pub formats called Sizzling Pizza, Pub & Carvery, M&C Report has learnt.

Focus on bakery: wanted bread or alive

Menu focus

Focus on bakery: wanted bread or alive

By Daniel Woolfson

With the rise of food-led pubs, baked bread and similar products are becoming increasingly popular amongst customers and operators are finding innovative ways to capitalise on hunger for the starchy staple.