All news articles for September 26, 2011

This is the fifth annual Cask Report and the fourth year in which cask has outperformed the on-trade beer market

Cask ale ‘helping pubs to survive’

By Luke Nicholls

Cask ale drinkers are twice as likely to visit the pub as non-cask drinkers, spend more when they’re there and, most importantly, can’t switch to the supermarket to purchase their favourite drink.

Italian restaurant outlets have seen healthy growth of four per cent during 2011

Italian food is nation’s favourite

By Luke Nicholls

Italian cuisine is ranked as the nation’s favourite when dining out, while traditional British food still tops the menu for home cooking, according to the How Britain Eats 2011 Report.

some industry insiders predict rates could jump as high as 50 per cent for next year's Olympics

Hotel prices could rise by up to 50% for Olympics, report shows

By Luke Nicholls

A new report has revealed that major sporting events in the first half of this year led to average hotel price increases of nearly 30 per cent, lending weight to predictions that even larger price hikes are due for next year’s Olympics.

New Forest Ice Cream's champagne-flavoured sorbet will be available to the on and off-trade markets

Christmas products: Desserts

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality takes a look at some festive-themed deserts including mulled wine and Champagne-flavoured sorbet, frozen tårta, and sherry trifle, which are all sure to make your business stand out from the crowd during the busy Christmas period.


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