Three Sheets Pernod Ricard cocktails

Pernod Ricard UK is supporting independent and local venues by collaborating with London bar Three Sheets to bottle and deliver seven exclusive cocktails. The cocktails have been created by seven fellow London cocktail bars and contain either Beefeater, Jameson or Havana Club as the key ingredient. Three Sheets will bottle and deliver the drinks, giving …

ePOS Hybrid contactless ordering

Hospitality tech start-up ePOS Hybrid is offering bar, restaurant and casual dining operators a way of introducing safe, contactless customer interaction to comply with social distancing guidelines. The new product is a contactless self-ordering system, which will allow customers to process their full orders from their phone, without leaving their seats. This removes the need …

Sheppy's cider range

Somerset cidermaker Sheppy’s is bolstering its range of traditional premium craft ciders with the launch of Redstreak. Coinciding with the start of summer, Redstreak is a medium-sweet single variety cider with a modest ABV of 4%. Made with traditional Somerset Redstreak apples, the cider is “crisp and light” with a “refreshing fruity flavour”. Master of …

Finders Spirits

Yorkshire-based Sloemotion Distillery has unveiled its new seven-strong Finders Spirits range, featuring gins, vodkas and rums. The collection, which taps into consumers’ “spirit of adventure”, has been created using “bold, intriguing flavours” from around the world. Fruits of the Forest Gin contains 19 botanicals, including orange peel, mint and ginger, to bring out the sweetness …

Compass Box range

Scotch whisky Compass Box has appointed Proof Drinks as its new distributor as the brand looks to continue its growth in the UK market. Compass Box was founded by John Glaser with a mission to make the world of scotch whisky a “more interesting place”. Over the past two decades, the London-based blending house has …

Black Lines Negroni

London-based pre-batched cocktail company Black Lines has launched its ready-to-drink Negroni – the first of three new summer serves. Made up of East London Liquor Company London Dry Gin, Campari, Vittore Spanish Vermouth and dilution, each 500ml bottle contains five serves and is also available on tap in a 20L key keg. The team at …

Trade bodies UKHospitality and the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) are demanding that the Government provides a clear date for when hospitality businesses can reopen and start trading. They say that a definitive date will give the sector the confidence and certainty it needs to get ready for reopening. This includes releasing staff from …

CPL Ready to Serve

CPL Learning has introduced its new Ready to Serve learning programme for team members, providing employees with the knowledge and skills required to ensure a safe and effective return to work. Covering the key compliance procedures and measures, team members will be “Covid-secure” upon completion. The programme also contains several modules covering hospitality skills so …

Four in ten (39%) small business owners believe it will take at least five years for the UK economy to fully recover from the impact of lockdown and Covid-19, according to a new poll out today. The #ForgottenLtd campaign, which is campaigning for fair and equal Government support for small limited companies, polled more than …

Double Dutch

Heineken has acquired a minority stake in premium tonic and mixer brand Double Dutch. Double Dutch Drinks was founded in 2015 by Dutch twin sisters Raissa and Joyce de Haas and now sells over a million bottles a month in 26 countries, with stocklists across both the on-trade and off-trade. The new investment from Heineken, …