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Allergy UK at the Ice Cream & Artisan Food Show

Allergy UK, the leading national charity providing support and information for those living with allergic disease, is sponsoring the brand new ‘Alternative Class’ category of this year’s National Ice Cream Competition at The Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show 2020.

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Coffee sales are vital to ice cream parlour sector

The Ice Cream Alliance (ICA), the UK trade body for the ice cream sector, has surveyed its members to reveal what drinks and other foods they sell apart from ice cream.

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Celebrity Chef Gennaro Contaldo to Open Ice Cream & Artisan Food Show

It has been announced that celebrity chef and Jamie Oliver mentor Gennaro Contaldo will officially open the Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show 2020, on Tuesday 11 February, at the Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate. He will cut the ribbon, judge one of the National Ice Cream Competition categories and meet exhibitors and visitors.

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A guide to business funding for café owners

The idea of raising money has created dread amongst business owners for generations, but now the commercial finance market is changing.

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OOH Allergen Labelling - What It Means

The British Sandwich & Food to Go Association is advising businesses not to over react to the news this week that Out of Home foodservice businesses will in future be required to fully label products that are prepackaged for direct sale.

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"Out of the Box" Coffee Festival

La Marzocco UK & Ireland brings their flagship event ‘Out of the Box’ to Tonbridge.

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Sandwich Industry to Undertake Comprehensive Review of Listeria Procedures

A comprehensive review of sandwich and chilled food delivery into hospitals and care homes is to be undertaken by The British Sandwich Association following the deaths of five people from listeriosis with the aim of ensuring that best practice systems are operating throughout the supply chain.

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The Restaurant Show 2019 - Bigger & Better

Taking place 30th September - 2nd October at Olympia London, The Restaurant Show will return for 2019 with a brand-new all-encompassing culinary experience. With previous years attracting thousands of enthused visitors, this year is set to be bigger and better than ever before.

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Nigel Barden to judge at Ice Cream and Gelato Expo

TV and radio’s Nigel Barden will be announcing the winners of the National Ice Cream Championships held as part of the UK’s only Ice Cream and Gelato Expo.

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#EasytoAsk Allergen Awareness campaign

As part of the Food Standards Agency #EasytoAsk Allergen Awareness campaign we have collaborated on a new logo that can be used across all printed media.

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Coffee Collaboration

BRITA Professional announced as official sponsorof the Speciality Coffee Association UK.

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Nominations open for UK's only national ice cream championships

Calling all ice cream creators! If you make your own ice cream you can enter the UK’s only National Ice Cream Competition 2019.

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The missed opportuni-TEA

BRITA Professional reveals that tea out of home isn’t hitting the spot for consumers

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Coffee reduces likelihood of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s’

Drinking coffee could protect against both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, according to new research by the Krembil Brain Institute.

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Free Tea Day 2018

It's teapigs 12th birthday on 1st November and to celebrate they’re holding their 6th free tea day. Over 400 teapigs stockists will be taking part and giving away free tea at their cafes and delis in over 25 countries, and in the UK, teapigs will be “popping up” at various city locations handing out tea. In the UK alone they will be giving away over 150,000 cups of tea – wowzers! Here’s how you can get involved.

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International Coffee Day

Today is International Coffee Day and to celebrate it 'coffee historian' Jonathan Morris has written an interesting paper questioning coffee and our relationship with this morning staple.

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The British Coffee Association announces white paper to help UK coffee industry embed circular economy

The British Coffee Association (BCA) has published a white paper, "Bean to Bin and Beyond" which details the progress, barriers and opportunities in embedding a fully circular economy in the UK coffee industry.

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Supporting employees’ return from maternity leave

When new mums come back to the workplace, it can often be a daunting and scary experience.

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Don’t miss us at lunch! 2018

Don’t miss us at lunch! Come and visit us on stand A70

We are next to Keynote Theatre 2.

As a member why not join us for drinks on Friday 21st, please contact Sandra, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 01291 636348

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Caffe Culture Show 2018

Caffè Culture, the leading trade event for the UK's café and coffee bar takes place 16 - 17 October 2018 at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

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