Alcoholic Beverage

73% of hospitality operators see soft drinks as growth area

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73% of hospitality operators see soft drinks as growth area

By Emma Eversham

More than half (60 per cent) of hospitality operators believe soft drinks have become a more important part of their offering over the last year, yet many are not paying enough attention to their range or doing enough to promote them, according to research...

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Boozy lunches make a return

By Liam Garrahan

The consumption of alcoholic beverages such as beer, cider and wine, at lunchtime is on the increase, according to a report by M&C Allegra Foodservice. 

Mimosa adding club expansion

Mimosa adding club expansion

By Liam Garrahan

Chelsea-based bar and restaurant Mimosa is set to launch its own club on 3 December with the aim of appealing to the area’s ‘glitterati’. 

Consumers demand better technology in pubs

Consumers demand better technology in pubs

By Sophie Witts

Over a quarter of consumers would like to see improved technology in pubs to allow them to work away from home, according to the latest Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker report.

The Drop the Duty campaign is calling for cut in wine and spirits duty in next month's Budget

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ALMR and BII back Budget Drop the Duty campaign

By Mike Berry

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) and Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) have both backed the ‘Drop the Duty’ campaign which calls for a 2% cut in wine and spirits duty in next month’s Budget.

Wine and spirits sales are increasingly vital to pubs

Pub wine and spirit sales at a high

By Mike Berry

Wine and spirits sales are becoming increasingly important to the on-trade and now account for almost half of the value of all drinks sales in new openings, exclusive figures have revealed.