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Two men picking fresh vegetables from a field
February 20th, 2024
Ethical Food Production: Meet Demands of Conscious Consumers

In today’s food landscape, ethical considerations take centre stage. More than ever, consumers are seeking grocers, restaurants and takeaway businesses that align with their values of sustainability, social responsibility, and transparency.  This shift in consumer behaviour has sparked a growing demand for ethically produced food, prompting businesses to review their practices – including ethical food […]

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Platters of food cooked in a catering kitchen
February 8th, 2024
How to Start a Catering Business: Launch Your Culinary Biz

If you’re asking yourself – or the internet – “how to start a catering business,” you’re in the right place.  If you dream of sharing your culinary tekkers with the world, this guide is your roadmap to turning that dream into a reality. From navigating the intricacies of business planning to mastering the art of […]

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Chef chopping tomatoes in a catering kitchen
January 19th, 2024
Unlock Success: Can You Run a Catering Business from Home?

Running a catering business from the comfort of your home may be a tempting prospect, especially in the age of remote work.  The question on your mind, “Can You Run a Catering Business from Home?” is a valid one, and in this blog post, we’ll look at the intricacies of this venture. We’ll explore the […]

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food delivery driver at night time with car lights blurred in the background
January 11th, 2024
Affordable Kitchens in London: The Importance of Location

Location, location, location: where you set up your commercial kitchen rental holds more value than you might think. In this blog, we’ll navigate the key factors that make the location of your kitchen a game-changer in terms of costs and convenience. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or just starting, understanding the impact of where your […]

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Reception area in Whetstone with living wall backdrop
December 11th, 2023
Guide to Renting a Commercial Kitchen in North London

In a city where the food delivery market is thriving, having access to a well-equipped kitchen is more than just a convenience, it’s a business necessity.  The UK has the third biggest online food delivery market in the world, estimated at £32bn, and with London as the country’s capital, rest assured the city is chomping […]

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Wrapped christmas gifts
December 3rd, 2023
Cooking Gift Ideas: Christmas Gifts for Home Chefs

Christmas 2023 is almost here. It’s time for a last minute gift scrabble for the chef – or home cooker – in your life. While some ready to wave goodbye to the year, it has been a year of innovation, community, and for some – the year they launched a food business!  With the number […]

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commercial kitchen cooking station with steaming pots
November 29th, 2023
Quality vs. Cost: The Balance in Commercial Kitchen Rentals

Finding the perfect commercial kitchen rentals is not just a matter of convenience. It’s a pivotal decision that can make or break your food business.  Navigating the world of commercial kitchen rentals requires a keen understanding of the delicate dance between quality and cost. In this guide, we’ll explore the factors that can help you […]

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bustling street food market
November 20th, 2023
How to Start a Street Food Business in London

If you’re an aspiring street food vendor in London, we want to share some advice. No fluff, just practical steps to turn your passion into a thriving business venture.  London is a world leader for food, and of course, street food. Cultural diversity and creativity in the food scene, allow London to exceed many of […]

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A balancing scale with coins on one side and onion and a tomato on the other side
November 15th, 2023
How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Commercial Kitchen: UK?

When launching a food business, pockets are tight, receipts pile up and money flows quicker than planned. We’re the first to say that  ‘cutting corners’ isn’t always the best business practice, but a cost-saving is always appreciated. Shopping around and educating yourself on industry-standard pricing for big-ticket items is one way to start saving money. […]

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