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Nelson won’t let you down this Christmas

Nelson won’t let you down this Christmas

A major disaster for any café or bar is the dishwasher or glasswasher breaking down. With the lucrative Christmas period looming fast, this is the time to take stock of your machines and, if necessary, replace them.

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Cafe Life Association Retail Membership

Cafe Life Association Retail Membership

Retail membership of the Café Life Association both gives you and your business a voice on issues affecting your industry and also provides you with a range of benefits, from information and advice to...

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Magazine Back Issues

Issue 83 - November 2017

Issue 83 - November 2017

Inside This Issue

With the festive season drawing close, we take our customary look at some special food and beverages to enable outlets to capitalise on this lucrative time of year. Cakes an...

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Issue 170 - July 2017

Inside This Issue

British Sandwich Week generated a huge number of online articles and blogs this year (158,000) and around 7,000,000 Twitter interactions, probably the best response the British Sandwich Association has ever had.

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News
  • Convenience store symbol trader Best-one is to launch a new food to go-focused format this summer at a trial store in Clapham. The group is also in the process of adding food to go sections in around 30 existing stores.
  • Asda has launched a new Greencore-manufactured grab & go lunch range with 40 new salads, grab boxes, wraps and snacks, ranging between £1 and £3.
News Focus
  • Pret certainly seems to have the Midas touch at the moment, with record fi nancial results, but also a remarkable ability to get ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation.
Profiles
  • Mimosa Herne Hill offers fantastic, deli-style food to go. Simon Ambrose talks to director Ashley Davies.
  • Dobbies has big plans for new food to go outlets within its 34-strong garden centre chain. Simon Ambrose talks to Costas Constantinou, recently appointed Head of Restaurants.
  • Aprés Food represents a new breed of café and food to go outlet, with Catherine Sharman’s nutritional therapy training making this the healthiest alternative yet.