French style brandy, Bardinet, is celebrating the latest addition to its range – Bardinet Inspirations – with a decadent new series of cocktails, each re-creating the flavours of iconic French desserts ‘in a glass’. Bardinet’s award-winning mixologist Adrian Gomes has used the stylish new expression to create three delectable ‘dessert cocktails’, based on the celebrated …

Bidfood, one of the UK’s leading foodservice providers, has announced a strategic collaboration with CarbonCloud, a pioneer in climate intelligence technology. This partnership marks Bidfood’s commitment in supply chain carbon management as it aims to calculate its climate footprint across the value chain. With a strong commitment to sustainability, Bidfood has set robust climate targets …

UKHospitality Cymru is calling on Welsh Government to boost beleaguered pubs, hotels and restaurants in Wales and provide vital business rates relief in next week’s Budget. The leading trade body is asking Finance Minister Rebecca Evans and the Welsh Cabinet to at least replicate the measures introduced for English businesses in the Autumn Statement to …

Greene King Brewery has extended its partnership with Estrella Galicia with exclusive UK distribution rights until 2027. Having started the partnership with Estrella Galicia back in 2018, Greene King will continue to supply the UK trade with the Spanish brewer’s core brand and its 0.0% ABV variant in draught, as well as its gluten-free variant, …

Demand for cider continues to grow and is a crucial category on the bar, as 75% of consumers say that the cider range is most important when choosing where to visit.  This year’s Cider Report – The Changing Demands of New Generation Cider Drinkers from HEINEKEN UK – available to download here – sets out to identify the key trends …

New research from Birra Moretti has found that over 40% of publicans have shared that they have faced challenges when it comes to training their staff in pouring the perfect pint, with ‘lack of time’ a contributing factor. However, 70% of publicans agree that pouring consistently high-quality pints encourages return visits, with more than half …

Nestlé Professional today opened registrations for the 36th edition of its Toque d’Or competition. College lecturers have until 12th January 2024 to register their Level 2, 3 and 4 back and front of house students. Award-winning chef and restaurateur, Tommy Banks, will continue in his role as judge providing expert advice and mentorship for Toque …

Sky has secured the broadcast rights to show a record number of Premier League fixtures in a new four-year deal. With up to 100 more matches each season, Sky Sports’ exclusively live coverage will increase by 70% from the start of the 2025/26 season. With four packages awarded to Sky, the maximum for any one …

Chefs reveal that emerging flavours and key dining styles are crucial to keep up with consumer demands in 2024 and beyond. Kraft Heinz’s premium BBQ brand, Bull’s-Eye polled industry culinary experts via its esteemed Table 57 community and The Craft Guild of Chefs network to discern the pivotal trends that will help operators prepare for …

·         BrewDog and SSP have opened the doors to their new bar at London Gatwick’s North Terminal ·         The bar will be the first to open in the UK under the BrewDog and SSP partnership ·         The partnership will also see SSP open more BrewDog bars at airports and railway stations in the UK over the next few …