Each ice ball is made individually by a jet spray to get high ice quality

Hoshizaki launches ice ball machine

By Lauren Houghton

Kitchen equipment manufacturer Hoshizaki has launched the Hoshizaki IM-65NE-Q, an ice machine that creates balls rather than cubes. 

Many hospitality operators struggled to cope with freezing weather conditions earlier this year

Hospitality industry resilient to ‘arctic’ weather

By Becky Paskin & Lorraine Heller

The snow and ice affecting many parts of the UK does not seem to have severely affected the hospitality industry, with most restaurants, pubs and hotels continuing to trade as normal.

Tiger Tiger delivered the strongest growth for the company

Novus Leisure festive sales benefit from advanced bookings

By Emma Eversham

Tiger Tiger owner Novus Leisure saw like-for-like Christmas sales rise 10.6 per cent for the six weeks to 1st January with 75 per cent of revenue coming from advanced bookings for corporate and private parties

Tan Hill: England's highest pub

New Year drinkers snowed in at highest pub

By Gemma McKenna

Party-goers at England's highest pub were forced into a marathon three-day session after heavy snowfalls over the New Year cut off roads and stranded customers