'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.

Perfect pairing: beer and snacking on the rise

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The rise of Beermunch – an A-Z of snacks

By Nicholas Robinson

Demand for snacking out of home, especially when paired with certain beer styles, is on the rise... it’s often referred to as Beermunch.

Snack attack: Made For Drink is aiming to become the UK's top pub snack

Could this be the future of pub snacks?

By Robert Mann

In the hope of becoming the UK’s go-to bar snack, Made For Drink has released a selection of nibbles to cater for hungry punters.

Get your nuts: snacks are a good income stream for pubs

Bagged snacks

More than a mouthful of nuts: snacks go upmarket

By Nicholas Robinson

A pint of lager and a packet of crisps still hold good for many pubs, but offering something different could generate more profit, Andrew Don reports

Crunch time

Crunch time

Rural pub the Rose & Crown in Selling, near Faversham in Kent, is a typical, food-led, rural outlet catering for a wide customer profile - from...

Seeing is believing

Seeing is believing

Display techniques can improve bagged snacks sales.Crisps and snacks purchases in the on-trade aren't planned, so impulse buys are usually prompted...