Price Rises

Prices sprout: Christmas dinner essentials to be in the inflation firing line

Costly Christmas warning for hospitality businesses

By Alice Leader

An expensive Christmas awaits catering and hospitality operators, according to Lynx Purchasing, as price rises kick in for many festive menu staples, including turkey and Brussels sprouts.

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.

Punch: prices up 1% for 2010

Punch holds price rises to 1% for tenants

By The PMA Team

Punch Taverns has opted to help tenants' competitive position by holding price rises to 1% this year. The move will mean that Punch has chosen to...