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Fresh is best: or is it?

Food

Using fresh produce in your pub

By Nicholas Robinson

Whether sourcing fruit and veg from wholesale markets or distributors or direct from growers, key points for pub chefs or group buyers to consider include: know your produce, buy what’s in season to secure best prices, buy in bulk and, if you can, pay...

Asparagus: in season for six weeks

Menu watch: asparagus

By Lesley Foottit

Lesley Foottit looks at how pub chefs are making the most of asparagus on their pub's menu. With British asparagus in season for just six weeks, pub...

Luminar sells 26 clubs for 19p each

Luminar sells 26 clubs for 19p each

By Ewan Turney

Luminar Leisure has sold 26 nightclubs for 19p each to Cavendish Bars. Cavendish has agreed to buy the leaseholds via the sale of five disposal...

Brulines enters AWP market

Brulines enters AWP market

By The PMA Team

Brulines, the beer dispense monitoring company, has acquired a 66% stake in Coin Metrics for £685,000. Coin Metrics, founded by Richard Adams and...

Profits up at Scottish & Newcastle

Profits up at Scottish & Newcastle

Scottish & Newcastle (S&N) has reported a 13.9 per cent rise in annual profits and said it will cut a further £50million of costs in the next three years.

Ten new nightclubs for Gordeno

Ten new nightclubs for Gordeno

By The PMA Team

Former Soho Clubs & Bars chief executive Jeremy Gordeno has bought 10 leasehold nightclubs, the Morning Advertiser has learnt. Gordeno, who has...