Food

Stay out of hot water: solicitor firms Corclaim and Poppelston Allen outline how to avoid legal breaches

Avoid these five legal breaches

By Emily Hawkins

Regularly selling alcohol to underage customers and illegally employing workers practices are among the most problematic situations for site operators that can land them in prison, according to expert licensing solicitors.

New partnership: Ei will help charity The Clink to train prisoners to become chefs

Ei partners with prison restaurant charity

By Emily Hawkins

Ei Group is to help offenders qualify for work as chefs in the pub business after their release, in a partnership with a charity focused on reducing re-offending rates.

Food labels: Deliveroo says pubs will be able to add calorie information to meals on its platform (image: Deliveroo)

Deliveroo introduces calorie labels

By Emily Hawkins

Deliveroo has partnered with national restaurant chains in a pilot scheme to display calorie labels on its website, with plans to roll the scheme out to cover pub brands soon.

Butter up: the price of oils and fats have risen by a third

Substantial rises in the price of butter and fish

By Nicholas Robinson

Increased butter prices have resulted in oils and fats costing over 30% more than they did a year ago, while the price of fish is up by 25%, new data from the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index has shown.

Weather fallout: a poor potato harvest will mean higher prices

Brexit food fears are founded

By Nicholas Robinson

Fears over food shortages following a ‘no deal’ Brexit could be warranted, with warnings of a potential disaster, according to a group of major suppliers.