Mermaid Gin, based on the Isle of Wight, has just launched its first-ever RTD – a blend of its signature award-winning gin paired with Indian light tonic. The launch comes in the wake of the continuing success of the brand – its YOY growth in 2020/21 is 57%, following 90% in 2019/20 and a forthcoming …

Hospitality and drinks expert Paul Newman, has joined the Drynks Unlimited team as On-Trade Lead & Brand Partner to help the business accelerate its on-trade reach with its award-winning Smashed range of alcohol-free beers and ciders.  Newman is no stranger to the hospitality sector. He was a founding director of Living Ventures restaurant group which launched …

Contract caterer, CH&Co, has appointed Elis to supply and launder workwear and linen for over 300 sites in London and across the UK. Elis has supplied over 20,000 individual items, including chefs’ wear, front-of-house garments, kitchen linen, table linen, bed linen and event linen and is providing a nationwide laundry service. Its industrial laundries and …

Hertfordshire based, multi-award-winning gin-makers Puddingstone Distillery have partnered once again with Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust to produce a one-of-a-kind gin, using an ultrasound distilling method inspired by bats. Puddingstone Distillery is owned by Ben and Kate Marston, the producers of Campfire Gin. Following their success in winning the Gin Guide “Distillery of the Year …

Kleen-Tex, one of the world’s leading floor mat manufacturers, has launched a new range of promotional mats that can display full colour photos at 300 dpi with pin sharp clarity, ideal for promotions, events and corporate brand messaging. Using an innovative, photo-realistic sublimation print process, any image can be recreated on a wide variety of …

Nick Mackenzie, chief executive of Greene King, said: “It’s welcome news that the government has shared the five-point plan for living with Covid where the majority of restrictions can be lifted and we can get back to some form of normality, hopefully on the 19 July – allowing the possibility of profitable trading for the …

Re:connect with Victoria Arduino  Re:connect is Victoria Ardunio’s new concept for 2021 and will play host to some of the UK’s finest speciality roasters.  The theme for VA’s 2021 show feature is “Reconnect”. Visitors can come and share a coffee, meet their new favourite coffee roasters, and experience the ways we can all reconnect. NEW …

Locals and tourists in Skegness – one of the UK’s most popular seaside destinations – recently stopped in their tracks to witness a £350,000 Lamborghini Huracán being lifted into The Hive – a multi-million-pound nightlife complex which is now only the second place in the world to have a supercar inside of a bar. Crowds …

La Isla Network and Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell join voices: “The existence of great rum should not come at the expense of the health of those who make it possible.”  Occupational health organization La Isla Network and Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell have signed a joint statement calling upon rum producers to urgently address …

After the rockiest period for many a decade, the hospitality community has cranked back into action for summer. And, despite the most recent setback with the easing of restrictions being postponed, the sunny weather, continual success of the vaccine roll-out and the sporting events ahead mean that summer could finally bring some much-needed normality back to the …