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High street pub food menu prices decline following increased competition

By Nicholas Robinson

The strain of increased competition in the eating out sector has forced many high street pubs to slash the prices of their dishes, while the amount of side dishes sold increased significantly, according to the latest Horizons’ Menu Trends report.

Pints in Liverpool pubs cost £2.66, compared to £4.74 in London

Revealed: cheapest place to buy a pint

By Emily Sutherland

Krakow and Kiev are the cheapest cities in the world to buy a pint according to the latest Beer Price Index, with the average price of a 33cl beer in a bar costing just £1.52.

Publicans face having to up the retail price of a pint in order to maintain their margins (Credit: Flickr - quinndombrows)

Brewers defend wholesale price increases

By Ellie Bothwell

Brewers have defended their position in regards to wholesale price increases and claimed they strive to “keep costs competitive”, after licensees slammed the move that will see rises of up to 5p per pint in some instances.

Half of licensees surveyed reported an increase in turnover last year

Pub Market Report: Sales grow; profits flatline

By Noli Dinkovski

Last year’s good summer helped boost pub sales, but increases to business running costs continue to hold back profit growth, the Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s annual Pub Market Report survey has found.

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