Most major national eating-out brands were found to have none or very few sites with unsatisfactory levels of food hygiene, according to analyst of Food Standards Agency data examined by the BBC
Harry Ramsden’s newest restaurants will open at opposite ends of the UK, at Worthing on the south coast and Larbert in Falkirk
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the Mexican restaurant group, is giving away 14,000 free burritos to visitors to its ‘hidden’ websites between 5 – 11 August
M&C Report talks to Nick White, managing director of Tragus’ Bella Italia brand, at the latest Bella to receive investment at Reading’s Oracle centre.
Country Food & Dining, the farm shop-meets-restaurant and deli operator chaired by pub and brewing veteran David Bruce, is to be introduced into selected sites operated by Garden Centre Group, the UK’s largest chain of garden centres, M&C Report has learnt
Whitbread is to assess the impact of its remodelled Beefeater format at the end of its half year
Baileys led the growth with sales up 8%, while Smirnoff saw net sales fall 3% despite growing its share of the vodka sector by volume
Bill’s, the Richard Caring-backed chain, will open in Bluewater later this year, after securing the Leon site at the scheme
Greggs, the high street bakery chain, is looking away from city centre locations for new stores but sees scope for growth on high streets in the southeast and west of England
Forget the recent influx of US restaurant brands planting their flags on UK soil – the Brits are leading a global invasion all of their own
Consumer expectations in terms of value have never been higher, a great deal in part to the high levels of offer and service currently in play across the sector, but what can mark out that experience even further?
Brighton has gone from a grubby seaside town to gaining an exclusive status that’s almost on a par with London. Jessica Mason looks at what makes this city tick and how to make a business succeed
Craft Beer Co has grown to be a leading player in the craft beer bar scene in recent years. Managing director Martin Hayes discusses the past, present and future of the company, and offers his take on craft beer in general
Just over a year on from joining YO! Sushi, the group’s new CEO Vanessa Hall talks to Mark Wingett about the brand, its people and the opportunities ahead
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