Author: developer

What Are Your Good Habits?

Last year someone recommended I read Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning  … I read it in a few days on holiday and completed the exercises he suggested coming back from my trip ready to implement a version of his system that would work for me.  Just like Elrod I find the system so beneficial I even […]

Trend report for food businesses

. If you’re a food producer or restaurateur then you will know the importance of keeping up with food trends. But trying to keep pace on what consumers are demanding can be time consuming and expensive which is why I set about to help by publishing a short, sharp seasonal trend report. If you follow […]

Friday Takeaway – 12 February 2016

  * French supermarkets are now legally obliged to give waste food away to good causes says The Independent * BakeryInfo reports McVitie’s flood struck factory prompting national biscuit shortage. * The UK’s first sustainably sourced oysters go on sale announces the Guardian * Congratulations to all those shortlisted in the Free From Awards 2016. […]

Friday Takeaway – 5 February 2016

  * NY Times wonders if we’re making more of being fat than we should? * Bakery Info reports on the power of celebrity endorsement – this time from Oprah. * There’s a new film about London’s thriving brew scene according to Londonist. * A campaign to promote ugly fruit is gaining EU funding in […]

Park Royal Skills Fair

    Park Royal is the largest industrial estate in Western Europe; the site is home to around 2,000 businesses, around a quarter of them are involved in food. Over the next 10 years this district will see some major changes coming into force with the creation of the HS2 and Crossrail ‘super transport hub’ […]

The buzz on breakfasts

  Food on the go is on the rise. Sales figures released by Greencore – the world’s largest sandwich maker – show a 33% jump in pre-tax profits despite a slow growth in sales in food overall, according to the Financial Times. Retailers and suppliers are reacting to this jump in out of home sales […]

Friday Takeaway – 22 January 2016

  The Chalkboard offers 10 tips on staying sane while on a juice cleanse. How seaweed could assist food sourcing for remote Scottish Highland and Islands says The Herald. BBC writes about the African gastronomic trend. Non-alcoholic cocktails are seriously cool says The Independent. Will Self is scathing about Chipotle in The New Statesman. *Photocredit: […]

Borough Market

  Borough Market has an exciting opportunity for a limited number of new traders to join our ranks and to share in our love of food and market trading. We are creating a number of new pitches and are looking for producers and traders that are experts on their produce and would be committed to […]

Friday – Takeaway 15 January 2016

  Food Navigator talks about the need to define artisanal. Evening Standard reports on savoury yoghurts promise to be next big snacking trend. Food Manufacture reports Kolak plans for second factory site.   Metro reports on burrito selfies on instagram. Surely it doesn’t stop there?   The Chalkboard offers 10 tips on staying sane while […]

Inspiration for a healthy lifestyle

  Are you on a New Year pledge to get fit and healthy? Look no further for inspiration than Carol and Andrew West, who not only found a failsafe route to health personally but created a successful business from it. The couple decided to address their weight eight years ago after Andrew was diagnosed as […]

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