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.

Burning issue: acrylamide a real risk (credit: otografiche/

Acrylamide reduction to become legal obligation

By Andrew Don

Reduction of the potential carcinogen acrylamide will shortly become a legal obligation for food businesses. Here is what lies behind the headlines and how the pub trade will be affected.