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January 12th, 2021
COVID-19: Guidance and Support for Food Businesses

The spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has had substantial impacts across all sectors and most notably, hospitality. During these uncertain times, we offer support and business guidance for food businesses; new and established, to help address the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. To continue operating during COVID-19, many foodservice businesses have diversified into food delivery, […]

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December 11th, 2020
Food Business and Commercial Kitchens Guidance: 2021 Trends and Predictions

Since COVID-19 has transformed our shopping and eating habits, staying ahead of the curve and keeping on top of the ever-changing and innovative food and beverage landscape is of paramount importance. We look ahead to what 2021 has on the menu for food businesses, commercial kitchens and the food delivery industry. We share best practice […]

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December 4th, 2020
2020 Gift Guide; Unique Christmas Gifts For Home Chefs

It’s almost here, the end of 2020… While some of us will be pleased to wave goodbye to this year, it has been a year of innovation, community and for some – the year they launched a food business!  With the number of takeaways and home food deliveries skyrocketing, the pandemic was the perfect time […]

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November 24th, 2020
The Perfect Mix: Rent a Kitchen for Baking

For small businesses looking to make a splash in the food industry, finding appropriate commercial kitchen space is vital, and it’s no different for bakery businesses.

In order to rent a kitchen for baking, you need to think carefully about the overheads, equipment and how it can work for you.

From occasion cupcakes to fresh buns and loaves, our guide takes you through everything you need to know about renting a commercial kitchen for your budding business.

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November 17th, 2020
Fresh is Best; Vegan Food Storage to Prevent Food Waste

Veganism is currently the flavour of the year. Although it’s been around for centuries, the growing desire for a healthy, modern lifestyle, has seen unprecedented amounts of vegan food produced each year. The Vegan Food Market was valued at $14.2 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $31.4 billion by 2026.  With vegan food […]

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October 9th, 2020
Home-Based Food Businesses: Getting Started and Scaling Up

2020 has been a turbulent and unsettling year but with lockdown forcing us to take a breather, it has also has been the prime time for self-reflection and development. With many finding comfort in the kitchen during these uncertain times, cooking skills have sharpened and for some, a hobby has turned into a career! In […]

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September 29th, 2020
What is a Virtual Kitchen and Why are They Growing in Popularity?

The rise of the virtual kitchen, also known as a virtual restaurant, has taken the food and hospitality industry by storm over the last couple of years, and with even more force over the duration of the last six months.  In today’s climate, the prospect of launching a new restaurant is daunting, and with good […]

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September 17th, 2020
The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Kitchen Rules & Regulations

How Important are Commercial Kitchen Regulations? When it comes to running a commercial catering kitchen, there are a number of important rules and UK commercial kitchen regulations to follow to ensure your kitchen is safe and sanitary and of course practical. Complying with legislation is very important and guarantees that you won’t wind up with a […]

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September 2nd, 2020
Environmentally Friendly Products For a Commercial Kitchen

Exploring how to run an eco-friendly commercial kitchen is at the forefront of many restauranteurs minds. If the wealth of our planet is to ever undergo a revival, it will take all of us to step up and play our role.  As well as energy-efficient kitchen equipment and the way we choose to operate our […]

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