All news articles for July 2012

The UK candidate for the World Chocolate Masters 2013 will be determined at a final at the Speciality and Fine Food Fair in London in September

World Chocolate Masters 2013: UK finalists revealed

By Emma Eversham

The five candidates who will battle it out for the chance to represent the UK in the 2013 World Chocolate Masters competition were revealed at a special launch event at London's Gherkin last week.

The overall aim is to reduce the amount of salt consumed in catering establishments to the government target of six grams per day

Caterers sign up to BHA’s salt reduction pledge

By Luke Nicholls

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has united with caterers and the Department of Health to launch a number of pledges to introduce reductions in salt in the UK catering industry. 

The 33-strong PBR division is now in the hands of Eclectic, which also operates the Lola Lo and Po Na Na brands

Orchid hands over 33-strong PBR estate to Eclectic

By Luke Nicholls

Managed pub operator Orchid has given full control of its Premium Bars & Restaurants (PBR) division to Eclectic Clubs & Bars in a bid to ‘focus on the core business and the assets that it owns’.

The Foley hotel’s design-led bedrooms will feature contemporary bold décor and bespoke furniture.

Young’s set to open The Foley boutique hotel & pub

By Luke Nicholls

UK hospitality operator and brewer Young’s is set to open The Foley - a modern-day coaching inn, comprising a 17-bedroom boutique hotel, pub and dining room, in the Surrey village of Claygate.