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New Products

All the latest product news and innovations from across the industry, including food and beverages, technology, furniture, design and services.

Expedia to expand loyalty scheme to UK website

Expedia to expand loyalty scheme to UK website

By Emma Eversham

Travel website Expedia is launching its loyalty programme Expedia + in the UK next month to encourage users to book through the site and gain points in exchange for exclusive offers, discounts and upgrades.

Food and drink trends for 2017

TRENDS

Six food and drink trends to watch in 2017

By Emma Eversham

The food and drink product trends set to make an impact over the coming year have been revealed with ancient grains, plant-based products and calming ingredients predicted to make it big in 2017.

Introducing the Chefs’ Choice Awards

Introducing the Chefs’ Choice Awards

By Chefs' Choice Awards

Calling all foodservice companies: the new Chefs’ Choice Awards are your chance to show the restaurant industry that you are best in class. 

Spending on eating out rises but transaction spend falls

Spending on eating out rises but transaction spend falls

By Hannah Thompson

Consumers are spending more on takeaway services ‒ including Deliveroo and Hello Fresh ‒ and eating out more frequently overall, although average transaction value has fallen across casual dining and pubs, according to a new report.

The Restaurant Show

Where to find inspiration at The Restaurant Show 2016

By Emma Eversham

This year’s Restaurant Show is all about inspiring you and your business to be the best. We’ve delved into the programme ahead of the event and dug out our top picks especially for you. 

OpenTable app launches 'lickable' food pictures

APRIL FOOL

OpenTable app launches 'lickable' food pictures

By Emma Eversham

Online restaurant reservations provider OpenTable has unveiled new 'lickable' technology which allows diners to taste dishes from their favourite restaurants.

Restaurant names 2016 Chefs’ Choice Awards winners

Restaurant names 2016 Chefs’ Choice Awards winners

By Joe Lutrario

Restaurant magazine has announced the results of its annual Chefs’ Choice Awards, which throw a spotlight on the hospitality sector’s best products, suppliers, brands and equipment.

The Signature Collection - The Classic

McDonald's to pilot premium burger range

By Emma Eversham

McDonald's is to pilot a range of premium beef burgers which it has created in consultation with a team of chefs, including those working in Michelin-starred restaurants.