Taking place on 18th March, the competition will showcase the creativity and passion of the UK’s leading bartenders. The competition is held by the UK Bartenders’ Guild in partnership with the Japanese Sake & Shochu Makers Association(JSS), and is the third annual Great Honkaku Shochu & Awamori Contest held to drive awareness of the versatility and taste these unique spirits can …

Diving into to the UK on-trade with a fresh wave of excitement, HEINEKEN UK unveils the new Birra Moretti Sale di Mare, translating to “salt from the sea.” This 4.8% ABV unfiltered, medium-bodied premium lager is made with a hint of sea salt harvested from Italy. Providing full-flavoured refreshment, Sale di Mare is available on …

 Mechline Developments is shining a light on the costly and environmentally damaging consequences of poor FOGS management by emphasising the industry-recognised motto ‘Stop and Think – Not Down the Sink’.  In order to help operators abide by this philosophy, Mechline has provided a checklist of do’s and don’ts, as John Newell, Commercial Director at Mechline …

Raissa de Haas, Co-Founder of Double Dutch, shares insight into the brand’s annual Female Bartending Scholarship, explaining how they are elevating women in the industry and why this is so important. Raissa, what influenced the establishment of Double Dutch’s Female Bartending Scholarship? The hospitality industry sees women underrepresented in senior and management positions. It’s a …

With indulgence very much on the radar across all areas of the sweet bakery category, Donut Worry Be Happy is tapping into this trend with the launch of three new bites (Choc-O-Lot, The Summer Berry Bite and The Lil’Apple) – each offering flavour, quality, and pure deliciousness. All heavenly light and packed with taste and …

Sustainability, retention and the future of African & Caribbean cuisine are some of the topics set to top the agenda as HRC, part of Food & Drink & Hospitality Week, returns to ExCeL London on 25-27 March.   The show will launch with an official inauguration ceremony for Food, Drink & Hospitality Week featuring Martin Traynor …

LEC Beverages Group and In Good Company have today announced that they will collaborate in a joint venture to manage the UK licensing, sales and distribution of Tsingtao Beer, the flagship brew from China’s premium brewer, Tsingtao Brewery Co. Ltd. Previously managed by C&C Group, Tsingtao has newly awarded its UK business to LEC Beverages …

One of the UK’s biggest drinks and hospitality shows will host the InDrinks Bartenders competition in partnership with UKBG and Hoxton Spirits. Bartenders across the UK are being called to share the stories behind their drinks, bars and communities in a new competition from Hoxton Spirits, the UK Bartenders Guild and InDrinks. Taking place at …

Live sporting events account for 70% of the top 10 biggest beer-drinking moments within the first quarter of the year[1]. Venues should take advantage of growing demand for Stouts and World Beers. As we enter 2024, live sporting events are a must for On-Trade venues, forecasted to offer the biggest footfall opportunity in the first …

Casa Rayos Tequila is handcrafted in the heartlands of Jalisco, made from 100% agave in partnership with BrewDog Distilling Co., and the Orendain family, the third oldest tequila distilling family in the town of the Tequila, Mexico. BrewDog Distilling Co’s new CEO, Martin Dickie (co-founder of BrewDog) and MD, Steven Kersley worked closely with the …