Food

Pest party: rodents were found in many pubs throughout last month

July's pub pest infestations

By Nikkie Sutton

July seemed to be a popular month for pests visiting pubs with a glut of food hygiene offences committed. 

Food crime: experts have said tackling food fraud is very important

We're at risk of another horsemeat scandal

By Nikkie Sutton

Unless every part of the food chain remains vigilant, the UK food industry is at risk of another horsemeat scandal, a top expert has warned.

Minced meat: pubs need to be aware of the rules around cooking burgers

Rare burgers are still a food safety focus

By Nikkie Sutton

As part of this year’s Food Safety Week (Monday 19 to Sunday 25 June), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) will focus on safe barbecuing, including the thorough cooking of burgers.

Health risk: campylobacter can be avoided in chicken with a good food management system

How to avoid campylobacter in pub kitchens

By Nikkie Sutton

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has released guidance on reducing the risk of campylobacter after a survey revealed the levels of the food bug in chicken have declined.

On the rise: 'slow' products have grown by around 214% since 2010

Slow food tops 2017's culinary trends

By Nikkie Sutton

Reducing food waste and slow-cooked food are the two main trends operators must keep an eye out for this year, according to research from Mintel.

Pub food focus: (L-R) Bidfood's Andy Kemp and Andrew Selley

The Big Interview

Bidfood sets sights on growing pub customers

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubs will be a bigger focus for Bidfood (formerly Bidvest Foodservice) in the coming years, according to chief executive Andrew Selley and sales and marketing director Andy Kemp, who agree the trade is primed to grow its dry sales to new heights.