casual dining show

The organisers of hospitality trade show Casual Dining have announced that they are postponing the event to 14-15 July 2020, following increasing concern about about the developing coronavirus situation. Chris Brazier, group event director of Diversified Communications UK, which runs the show, said: “Casual Dining is the single most important business event for many in …

H2H Skin On Fries

Potato specialist Lamb Weston has added new Skin-On Fries to its Hot2Home range, created to help operators keep fries hot and crispy for longer. Hot2Home Fries, which launched to the UK market in 2018, works in a winning combination of two parts: newly developed fries with a special ultra-thin starch coating to ensure they stay …

Gourmet Burger Guide

The Americana Burger Board has launched The Gourmet Burger Guide in a bid to help operators grow sales and satisfy customers by premiumising their menu selection and trading up to gourmet. A tangible reference tool, The Gourmet Burger Guide, which is available to download online, is full of advice such as ‘how to take plant …

Real Good Ketchup

Hampshire-based On The Menu’s sauce brand Real Good Ketchup is launching to the foodservice sector through Savona Food Service. Since its launch in 2017, Real Good Ketchup has gained major retail listings throughout the UK and Ireland, and is now looking to expand. The brand claims to present the first no added sugar and reduced …

Casual Dining

Many of Britain’s biggest pub and bar operators will be heading to London later this month for Casual Dining, the definitive trade show for the UK’s bar, pub and restaurant sector. 2019’s visitors include Ei Group, Marston’s, Mitchells & Butlers, Greene King, Stonegate Pub Company, Punch Taverns, Star Pubs & Bars, Shepherd Neame, Young & …

Vegan American Pancakes

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has extended its free-from range for foodservice operators with the launch of a new vegan American pancake. The move is in response to both the increase in demand for plant-based, vegan products and the growing appetite among consumers for eating out at breakfast and brunch. All-day breakfasts are also becoming …

Rubies Ketchup

Rubies in the Rubble is continuing its mission to create ‘gourmet condiments with a conscience’ with the release of a new, sustainably-soured and 100% natural Tomato Ketchup. Inspired by home-cooked family recipes, the product and has been made using surplus pears that would have otherwise gone to waste. The natural sweetness from the fruit means …

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 …

Casual diners are more likely to go to a restaurant offering healthy menu options, according to new research. Research by One Poll in collaboration with Nestlé Professional, which marks the launch of a new BuzzBites Good Food, Good Life report, found that over half of casual diners (56%) and over two thirds (69%) would like …

casual dining

Carlsberg UK, Budweiser Budvar UK, World Beers, Global Brands, Morgenrot, WineEd, Britvic, Lucozade Ribena Suntory, Fever-Tree, Fentimans, Monin UK, Cucumber Gin, Brita Vivreau, and Perrier & S.Pellegrino, are among the big name drinks brands preparing to exhibit at the Casual Dining show this month. The event for the UK’s casual dining operators, including restaurants, pubs …