'Holy grail': 'It’s the unique flavour and total Britishness of the pork scratching that make them a ‘must’ to accompany our great beers. Asking pubs not to stock them is like not selling beer in pints, totally unthinkable'

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Pork scratchings: the ‘holy grail’ of pub snacks?

By MA Editorial

While demanding consumers can sometimes leave operators taking a ham-fisted approach to bar snacks, the meat of the matter is that traditional nibbles are still leaving drinkers as happy as a pig in the proverbial.

Launch: Tom Kerridge highlighted how important British pig farming is

Tom Kerridge launches pork scratching range

By Nikkie Sutton

Tom Kerridge and RayGray Snacks launched a new range of pork scratchings at this year’s international food & drink event (IFE) on Monday 20 March.

The Jugged Hare in Moorgate offers roast suckling pig as a banquet option

Trend watch

Trend watch: fit for a king?

By Daniel Woolfson

Over the last few years the line between pubs and restaurants has begun to blur. 

'Nduja: good with toast, pizza or even fried eggs

Trend watch

Trend watch: 'nduja or don't cha?

By Daniel Woolfson

Spreadable Italian sausage 'Nduja (pronounced in-du-ya) is set to be a big hitter in food trends this year. 

Seafood platters were among options on the market table

Business Booster

Money Makers

By Alison Baker

Ideas for driving food and drink sales at your pub