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Christmas brochure

Plan ahead for Christmas with our 2016 collection brochure

It may only be August, but it’s very important for catering and hospitality business to plan ahead and decide on their festive menu items for one of the busiest times of the year. Preparation however does not stop there, Christmas colour schemes need to be decided so tableware and decorations can be chosen, and food and drink packaging will need to be ordered to display and present festive dishes in the best possible way.

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Brazilan food

Spotlight on the Olympics and Brazilian food

With the start of the 2016 Olympic Games last week, operators can use the popular sporting event as a way of generating more sales. By showing the events on screens within your establishment or providing themed dishes or drinks, you can embrace the atmosphere of the games and draw a larger crowd. A great way to bring the Olympics to life is to feature Brazilian food and drinks to represent the hosts.

So what are the popular dishes of Brazil and how can you incorporate them into your menu to represent the Olympics?

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Salad plate vegetarian

Going Veggie for Meat Free Week

This week, until 8th August, is National Meat Free Week. The awareness week aims to educate people about the health and environmental benefits of reducing their meat consumption.

The most recent National Diet and Nutrition survey (2012) reported that 1.2 million people in the UK are completely vegetarian. This total has been estimated at around 3 million in 2016. Mintel categorises 23 percent of the UK population as meat-reducers, people who are attempting to eat less meat, and 10 percent of the population as meat-avoiders, people who plan to eat little or no meat but sometimes lapse. The Vegan Society have found that over 542,000 people in the UK are now following a vegan diet, a rise of 360 percent from 10 years ago.

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Outdoor dining

Making the most of outdoor dining

During the warmer months, pubs, restaurants and cafes with an outside space can take advantage of the nicer weather and provide al fresco dining for their customers. A great way to increase footfall and sales, al fresco dining and drinking is enjoyed by many people in the UK and can provide the opportunity for extra covers.

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Salad Prep

Rocketing salad sales and a surge in superfoods

Over the last few years, operators have seen a shift in customer menu choices. With the surge in superfoods, many customers are buying healthy and filling items that are not only fresh and crunchy, but can also fit around their increasingly busy lifestyles. With a shift from sandwiches to salads, supermarket giant Tesco reported that sales of their leafy salads rocketed by nearly 300% in the last year.

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New ‘How To’ videos from exclusive brand Cleanline

As part of our commitment to providing added value to our customers, we have just uploaded 3 new videos to our collection of Cleanline ‘How To’ videos on YouTube. Cleanline is our exclusive brand range of professional cleaning products designed specifically for operators in the catering and hospitality industry, and includes cleaning products available as ready-to-use, regular concentrate or super concentrates with dosing systems.

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Huhtamaki Enjoy Range

Takeaways to ‘enjoy’ from Huhtamaki

For operators looking to provide a stylish and coordinated takeaway food and drink offering, the eye-catching ‘enjoy’ range of quality disposable packaging from Huhtamaki is ideal. The ‘enjoy’ range of products includes paper hot and cold cups, plastic tumblers and paper food containers and can be used to serve a wide range of hot and cold foods and beverages.

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Colpac Woodland Boxes

Compostable Woodland children’s lunch boxes from Colpac

Providing a balanced and practical lunch on-the-go that appeals to children, and has the approval of the parent, is no easy task. So leading supplier Colpac has launched a fantastic new range of children’s lunch packaging that helps catering operators to do just that, whilst being environmentally responsible.

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