Food Sales

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Hospitality operators expect food sales to drop

By Liam Garrahan

Operators in the hospitality industry are bracing themselves for a drop in food sales figures with 30 per cent expecting either a fall in sales or no change at all, according to Horizons’ and JRA’s Eating Out-Look survey.

Tiger Tiger operator Novus Leisure has posted a strong set of financial results which include a 32 per cent jump in food sales within the last year

Novus Leisure reports 32% growth in food sales

By Peter Ruddick

Premium bar and restaurant operator Novus Leisure has reported a strong set of financial results for the last year with big jumps in both sales and earnings while food sales have seen a 32 per cent improvement.

Wolverhampton-based brewer and pubco Marston's has reported a jump in pre-tax profits and described its 'F-Plan', which includes a focus on food, as being 'transformational' to the business

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Marston's hails the food-led 'F-Plan' as profits jump by 9.2%

By Peter Ruddick

Leading brewer and pubco Marston's has said its 'F-Plan', which includes a focus on food, has had a 'transformational' impact on its pub business as the company's pre-tax profits jumped by more than 9 per cent in the past...

Spirit Pub Company has said trading remains on track, while food has become more important to its traditionally drinks-led pubs

Spirit reports continued strong growth and increase in food sales

By Peter Ruddick

Spirit Pub Company has announced trading remains on track to meet the company expectations for the financial year with like-for-like sales across its managed estate up 4.6 per cent in the 12 weeks to 3 March 2012 with food sales becoming more important...

M&B: breakfast and take-aways at Harvester have taken off

M&B food sales overtake drink for first time

By Lorraine Heller

Food sales have overtaken drink sales for the first time at pub operator Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), which is now focusing on growing its food-led business.


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