Hospitality businesses should factor flexibility into their menu planning to deal with rising food and drink prices over the coming months, says buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. As the sector reopens after the long winter lockdown, a number of factors are combining to create a “perfect storm” in inflation terms, warns Lynx, as it publishes the …

KP Snacks, the no.1 supplier of Bagged Snacks in pubs and bars[1] and its premium snack brand Tyrrells, are proud to support British pubs this summer with the launch of a brand new competition offering the opportunity to win one of four £10,000 garden makeovers. The £40,000 pub garden makeover competition will see four lucky winners receive £5,000 worth of Tyrrells branded …

KP Snacks campaign

Bagged snacks supplier KP Snacks has launched a new ‘Local Legends’ campaign to help the on-trade in its post-Covid-19 recovery. A key element of the campaign is a Tyrrells on-pack promotion, which will run across one million packs. 5p will be donated from each pack to the Licensed Trade Charity, which helps pubs, bar and …

EP Business in Hospitality hosted a remote industry forum this week, attended by hospitality leaders, to debate the growing psychology of fear around hospitality and food and the impact that delivered-in food models could have on the sector moving forward. The session was opened by Tom Squires, founder of City Pantry, a food delivery service …

Takeaway the Safe Way

Takeaway delivery platform Foodhub has revealed record figures for online orders over the past couple of weekends and has launched its ‘Takeaway the Safe Way’ scheme to support businesses. During the Covid-19 crisis, many businesses are shutting down and the majority of the country is in isolation, but this hasn’t stopped people from ordering their …

Unilever Food Solutions ice cream

Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) is providing UK operators with a new ice cream offering, with the aim to drive footfall, increase margin and deliver a great guest experience. Tapping into the growing on-the-go opportunity as well as the desserts occasion, UFS is delivering its ice cream range, including Wall’s, Ben & Jerry’s and Magnum brands, …

Cambrook Foods nut range

Premium nut brand Cambrook Foods has unveiled a new luxury nut range for on-trade establishments. Designed to offer the “ultimate snacking experience”, the new line is baked in small batches and features “big flavours”, creating using different spices and seasonings. The offering includes Cambrook Baked Truffle Nuts 80g, Cambrook Baked Umami Cashews 80g, Cambrook Hickory …

Serious Pig Snacking Pickles

London-based snack producer Serious Pig continues to venture into the non-meat snack market, further extending its premium range to include Snacking Pickles. Development of the new pickled gherkins has been in progress for over six months. The flavour profile has been carefully considered to ensure the product works not only for the off-trade but for …

Young's Popcorn Scampi Bites

Young’s Foodservice has launched Popcorn Scampi Bites, made from sustainable scampi from UK coastal waters, Wild Alaska Pollock and crispy golden breadcrumbs. The new Popcorn Scampi Bites are said to tap into snacking and sharing trends that are ideal for restaurant, pub and university menus. With no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, they take just …

Moroccan-style Cauliflower Bites from Central Foods

Northamptonshire-based frozen food distributor Central Foods has added new vegan-friendly, gluten-free Moroccan-style Cauliflower Bites to its free-from range. The KaterVeg! Moroccan-style Cauliflower Bites, cauliflower florets coated in gluten-free and vegan Moroccan-style spiced quinoa breadcrumbs, can be oven baked or deep fried in just four minutes, and served as a sharing platter, tapas dish, starter or …