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Brakes takes local route

The biggest foodservice distributor in the UK, Brakes, has joined the drive towards locally-produced food by launching a new regional-sourcing...

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Licensees are urged to "get political" and lobby their MPs to back the Morning Advertiser's calls for swift publication of the smoking ban...

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Purnell leaves licensing post

By John Harrington

James Purnell has left the post of Licensing Minister to be replaced by Shaun Woodward MP who is married to Sainsbury heiress Camilla Sainsbury and was once pilloried for employing a butler.

S&N buys Fosters in Europe

S&N buys Fosters in Europe

By Iain O'Neil

Scottish & Newcastle has announced it is to buy the Foster's brand in Europe for £309miilion. The purchase is conditional on regulatory...

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World Cup boost for pubs

By Iain O'Neil

This summer's World Cup in Germany is expected to boost beer sales in Britain's pubs. Beer, which has seen sales drop as people broaden their...