Joe & Seph's beer popcorn

London-based gourmet popcorn brand Joe & Seph’s has expanded its range with three new products that mirror the flavours of beer. Each bag of the new air-popped beer popcorn is hand-coated in Joe & Seph’s signature buttery caramel, and is infused with either a 29% Pale Ale, Irish Stout or German Weissbier. According to Joe …

The Curators Beef Jerky

A four-strong range of spicy-flavoured beef jerky inspired by the craft beer movement has launched with the aim to “shake up” the on-trade. The range comes from The Curators, a British brand on a mission to “revolutionise” beef jerky in the UK. With the launch of The Curators, co-founders Ed Hauck and Max Rees are …

The Sun Valley nut mixes

The Sun Valley Nut Co has introduced a new, premium snacking concept, designed to pair with some of the UK’s most popular alcoholic drinks: gin, prosecco and craft beer. Each flavour in the Perfectly Paired range of nut mixes has been developed with the aim to help outlets offer something different and maximise margins. Sun …

Serious Pig Crunchy Snacking Cheese

Serious Pig is continuing its venture into the non-meat snack market by launching an oven baked Italian cheese called Crunchy Snacking Cheese. The new snack joins Serious Pig’s pork-based bar snacks and oven-baked nuts with the aim to complement the ever-growing craft beer sector. To make Crunchy Snacking Cheese, a whole 40kg virgin wheel of …

McCain potato products

McCain Foodservice has launched Menu Signatures Crispers and Sweet Potato Rustics for the casual dining sector. Following operator research, the foodservice expert discovered an appetite for casual dining restaurants to be serving new styles of potato, particularly as an ‘upgrade option’, as the trend for premiumisation continues to grow. Described as perfect as a meal …

Foodism

Foodism 100 is back for a second year, honouring businesses and venues affecting positive change in London’s sustainable and ethical food and drink scene. Nominations are now open for the 2018 event, which will feature new judges, new categories and new sponsors, as well as a bigger awards night held in Greenwich Market. Supported by …

Zuma Organic Beetroot Powder

Hot drinks specialist Zuma has launched a new Organic Beetroot powder to add to beverages and cakes. With its “rich earthy flavour and vibrant hue”, Zuma’s newest adaptogen can be used in a number of recipes such as beetroot lattes, red velvet hot chocolates, smoothies and red velvet cakes. Containing nothing but pure organic beetroot, …

Hot food preparation equipment provider Rational has launched a series of live events called Tomorrow’s Kitchen, designed to show how the latest multifunctional equipment can benefit specific sectors of the industry. Separate events will cover different sectors such as healthcare, hotel banqueting, staff catering and education. At each event, a chef will cook using a …

Following on from the success of its organic, vegan-friendly soups collection, Pep & Lekker is launching a new healthy snacks range. The three-strong collection of organic, gluten-free snacks is described as “brimming with full-bodied flavours and healthy convictions”. Each snack includes more than five seeds and a flagship “super ingredient” – Brahmi, Maca or Wheatgrass. …

Patacones

Artisanal snacks business Made for Drink is bolstering its range with the addition of a new 100% plant-based snack to pair with rum. Patacones (Plantain Chips), which joins Duck Fritons, Chorizo Thins and Mangalitza Salami Chips in the Made for Drink snack range, has been introduced with the aim to “satisfy the discerning snacking needs …