Food And Drink

World of choice: there’s so much more to beer and food pairings than curry and lager

Beer and food pairing: meet your match

By Emily Hawkins

We have paired wine with food for many years but beer should certainly not be ignored when it comes to such intelligent combinations.

Make more effort to support British produce, British Food Fortnight organisers say

Top chef urges others to ‘buy British’

By Nicholas Robinson

A top chef has joined forces with royalty and government ministers to urge food businesses to be more supportive of local produce by displaying the provenance of the food on their menus during British Food Fortnight.

Pubs enjoy a happy Christmas with food and drink sales up

Pubs enjoy a happy Christmas with food and drink sales up

By Ruth Williams, M&C Report

A total of 165 million visits were made to pubs, bars and clubs over the festive period - an increase of 15 million from the previous year - with total food and drink sales up 2% on the 2013 period.

Red Bull ploughs £1.5m into sugarfree campaign

Red Bull ploughs £1.5m into sugarfree campaign

By Matthew Moggridge

Red Bull have ploughed £1.5 million into a promotional campaign for its Sugarfree variant as it looks to drive awareness of the product's low calorific value among calorie-conscious customers in the on-trade.

Simon Chaplin, director, corporate pubs & restaurants, Christie+Co

Food throws lifeline to wet-led pubs

By Simon Chaplin

Traditional wet-led pub operations are already feeling the strain, so a more diverse offering may be their only way forward, writes Simon Chaplin.

Charity: plenty of opportunity

United we stand to champion the pub trade

By The PMA Team

Welcome to the first edition of The Publican's Morning Advertiser — our task to become the industry's indispensable guide, says The PMA Team.

Goalden ticket: free food and drink on match days

Punch pubs giving out Goalden tickets

By Lesley Foottit

Punch is offering more than 400 lucky customers a Goalden ticket that will get them free food and drink throughout the World Cup.