Herald has reinforced its business development team with two key appointments, marking a period of substantial growth. Experienced managers, Sarah Warn and Shelley Cruz have joined the manufacturer and importer of high quality disposables with the brief to drive new business and forge new links across all sectors, while supporting the efforts of the current sales team.
“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” Mark Twain
Adrian Kilby, creative director of the Formation Creative Consultants, has overseen his branding agency through many a crisis over the last 26 years and knows now is not the time for navel gazing or self-pity...
Scott Oakes is commercial manager for St. Pierre, a UK-based European bakery brand. Here he talks about the impact of coronavirus on the food to go category, how it has shaped new product development, and how cafés can drive impulse purchases in these challenging times.
It might be UK Coffee Week, but it’s not all about the coffee… as the creamiest, most frothable soy milk on the market, Bonsoy is the Barista’s choice of soy milk this week. But don’t take our word for it. Having first come across Bonsoy in Australia nine years ago, Ariana Huecherig from Perky Blenders in London has never looked back:
Cllr Dr Paul John Birch J.P. is mentioned in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. He is to be awarded The British Empire Medal by Her Majesty the Queen. His name appears in this weekend’s publication of the London Gazette. He is being recognised with the medal for his work in the Community*, alongside his work in Fairtrade**.
The organisers of the charity initiative UK Coffee Week, which postponed its April event due to the outbreak of Covid-19, have confirmed that it will now take place from 19 Oct to 25 Oct 2020.
During UK Coffee Week coffee shops, retailers, restaurants and brands nationwide come together to celebrate all things coffee while raising funds for Project Waterfall - a charity working to end the water crisis in coffee-growing communities across the world.
The history of the paper cup that we all know too well has roots dating back to the early 1900’s as a sanitary, single use alternative to reduce the spread of infection. Fast forward to the current day during a global pandemic and yet again we see the paper cup making a stand within the medical world to help save lives.
European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo co-locates alongside Hotel, Restaurant and Catering (HRC), International Food & Drink Event (IFE) at ExCeL London in March 2021 bringing the entire food, drink and hospitality supply chain together to act as launch pad for the recovery ahead.
Under the Government’s pandemic restrictions, restaurants and takeaways are encouraged to stay open to offer hot food on a delivery or collection basis. The Government is going to relax planning rules to allow pubs and restaurants, currently not offering delivery or takeaway services, to be able to do so.
The British Sandwich & Food to Go Association is advising businesses not to overreact 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.
So far, the Government has only announced that it will be introducing legislation later this summer to require this and that there will then be a two year period before the requirements take effect.
BRITA Professional announced as official sponsor of the Speciality Coffee Association UK.
Water filtration expert, BRITA Professional, has further strengthened its commitment to enhancing expertise in the coffee industry with a three-year sponsorship of the Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) UK from 2019 to 2021.