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Double Standard,The Standard, London’s ground floor bar and restaurant, launches a brand-new Sunday Brunch menu with a DIY Bloody Mary station

Double Standard, the ground floor bar and restaurant at The Standard, London is launching a new Sunday Brunch menu this Spring, along with a DIY Bloody Mary station.

Delamere mini milk glass bottles designed to replace jiggers and sticks in preparation for ban on single-use plastics

Film launch to illustrate the frustrating challenge of opening single-use milks & to highlight the environmental credentials of the bottle

Delamere Dairy’s mini milk bottles offer the perfect solution for catering and hospitality businesses in preparation for the incoming ban on single-use plastic sachets.

GOLDBERG & SONS launches Premium Cola

GOLDBERG & SONS, the premium filler brand, has launched its own cola taste with the introduction of GOLDBERG Premium Cola. With a careful selection of ingredients, the new Premium Cola is perfectly crafted to enhance the taste of dark premium spirits in cocktails such as Cuba Libre or Whisky Cola.


• Scotland’s newest camping festival, Otherlands, adds Six by Nico to its line-up for 2023

• Partnership marks new direction for Six by Nico with first-ever ‘al-fresco’ experience

Keep your Christmas 2023 on-brand advise the experts

It can be tricky to know where to start when choosing Christmas decorations for your premise but the advice from the experts is to pick a theme and stick to it.

phs Greenleaf has been providing the hospitality industry with Christmas trees and decorations for over 20 years, including pre-decorated trees of all sizes, bespoke displays and festive accessories for both inside and outside a premise.

Men’s beauty brand Shakeup Cosmetics signs retail deal with Boots

This latest launch will see the Bath-based indie brand expand their UK high-street presence to over 350 stores.

Shakeup Cosmetics was founded by twin brothers Jake Xu and Shane Carnell-Xu, after they suffered from Rosacea and struggled to find cosmetic products designed specifically for men’s skin.

Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival celebrates the world’s best tasting coffee this spring

Coffee lovers worldwide unite and honour one of the world’s most sought-after coffee beans at the 6th annual Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival. This year the festival marketplace takes place on Saturday 25th March in its usual home, the historic Newcastle Parade Grounds in St. Andrew, Jamaica.  

Creatively gourmet Easter celebrations at École Ducasse

To commemorate the Easter celebrations École Ducasse, an undisputed reference in educational excellence in the field of culinary and pastry arts, is offering original creations, programmes and workshops around chocolate that will delight both amateurs and professionals with a passion for sweetness.

The convenience of a can

In recent years, sales of pre-mixed cocktails have been booming, increasing by 226% from 2016 to 2021, making it one of the fastest-growing segments across beverage alcohol.[1] In fact, at Gunner Cocktails, sales of our Saint doubled across 2022 and we are forecasted 500% growth year on year.

Looking ahead, the current cost-of-living crisis is bolstering demand for portable bar-level quality cocktails, which offer consumers the same enjoyment at home or when out at events.

It is important that the hospitality industry takes note of this growing trend, so firms do not miss the chance to capitalise on this additional revenue stream.


Bang & Olufsen AND TWO MICHELIN-STARRED CHEF TOM SELLERS UNITE with smallbone FOR opulent picture-house pop-up

For two weeks only, Bang & Olufsen is inviting Londoners to lose themselves in an evening of cinematic indulgence at Smallbone’s Luxury Pavilion, nestled in the heart of Knightsbridge.


Jangro, the UK & Ireland’s largest network of independent janitorial and cleaning distributors, has recently updated its award-winning digital wall chart creator with a fresh new look, as well as enhancing its functionality.


Last night, The Trencherman’s Guide announced their 2023 awards, with The Castle Inn, part of the Exclusive Collection, taking home the ‘Best Trencherman’s Pub’ award.

Three Management Appointments for Vine Hotels  

Following two successful years as general manager of the Charlecote Pheasant hotel, this month Alice Davies will be moving to a group role within the Hotel’s owning company, Vine Hotels.  Dan Rowell is appointed to replace her in the Hotel’s top job with Jamie Hitchins joining the group’s Birmingham West Bromwich hotel. 

Slice it whichever way you like, French cheesemakers are still setting the pace in the race for gastronomic excellence

By Rory Stone

Not since Napoleon’s Old Guard broke themselves, in a last bid for victory, on the implacable British lines at Waterloo have the French been sent reeling in such a devastating and irrecoverable manner.

New PEPPADEW® Bites – The Ultimate Bite to Pep Up Menus & Profits

PEPPADEW® – the UK’s No. 1 pepper brand[i] – has launched new PEPPADEW® Bites, a premium branded bite exclusively available for foodservice.

Liberty Charge to offer free installation of electric vehicle charge points to leisure, retail and hospitality sectors

Liberty Charge, the electric vehicle (EV) charge point operator (CPO) committed to delivering the UK’s most reliable, publicly accessible EV charging network, is taking its success and experience within local authorities, and launching its zero-cost installation charge point solution to the leisure, retail and hospitality sectors.


Chefs Sam and Alicja Bryant find a home for Whole Beast in South East London

After a series of pop-ups, The Fat Walrus pub and the nose-to-tail concept, Whole Beast, have officially joined forces, delivering great quality food cooked over fire at New Cross’ favourite pub. Expect a weekday menu that celebrates British produce, alongside a cracking Sunday roast and a classic cocktail list.

Desi Daru Wins World’s Best Flavoured Vodka Title

The Alphonso Mango Spirit is Crowned Global Leader at World Vodka Awards

Launched just seven months ago, Indian-inspired and British-made ultra-premium vodka, Desi Daru has already been named World’s Best Flavoured Vodka in last night’s (28 February) prestigious, World Vodka Awards.

AA reveals new Rosette Award winners for 2023 

The AA Rosette Awards celebrate the crème de la crème of UK culinary establishments

The UK’s top restaurants and hotels have been recognised at this year’s prestigious and highly anticipated AA Rosette Awards. 

The future of luxury hospitality exposed

Human capital, sustainability, and skills transmission and were among the focus of industry roundtable discussions held at “EXCELLENCE by Vendôm”, a unique event dedicated exclusively to recruitment in the luxury sector.

NOW OPEN; Perks & White, South London neighbourhood coffee house’s first central London site

Perks & White is now open in St James’s Market, the brand’s first central London location. Situated in the heart of London, just steps away from Piccadilly Circus, Perks & White offers much-needed respite from busy, bustling streets. Offering specialist coffee, sweet pastries and a range of breakfast and lunch options prepared daily on-site, the friendly Perks & White is sure to become a new favourite in the area.       


Boris Lietzow, the owner of Jack White hickory golf shop in Gullane, is delighted to announce a collaboration with Whighams Wine Bar in Edinburgh, creating a line of limited edition ‘golfing spirits’.

Nicholas Henderson, owner of Whighams, a keen hickory golfer himself, is delighted to have teamed up with Boris Lietzow to produce the latest in a line of limited edition whiskies, branded as ‘Golfers Spirits’.

Korean Air to introduce Korean vegan meals

Korean Air will showcase a new Korean-style vegan meal, which is inspired from Korean traditional cuisine, as an inflight meal option starting from March.   To accommodate the growing vegan population, Korean Air has introduced a Korean-style vegan meal option, an eco-friendly meal that can also help reduce carbon emissions.