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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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August 25th, 2020
The Rise of the Dark Kitchen: Benefits and Business Models

What is a Dark Kitchen? A dark kitchen, also known as a cloud, virtual, remote, commissary and ghost kitchen, unlike a traditional restaurant, is a professional kitchen that only produces food for delivery. It contains the kitchen equipment and facilities needed to prepare food but has no dining area for customers. The dark kitchen business […]

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August 20th, 2020
Golden Food Hygiene Rules for Your Commercial Kitchen

When running a commercial kitchen, what are the most important elements of success; serving fire food, impeccable customer service and value for money? These are all key ingredients to making your mark and setting the hospitality industry alight, but they are completely worthless without enforcing simple food hygiene rules. Kitchens are a melting pot for […]

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July 27th, 2020
Long Hot Summer? How to Keep a Walk In Fridge Cold!

Summer 2020 may not be turning out to be the blissfully hot, free and adventurous season that we initially hoped for. Our movements are restricted and flights have taken a back seat until 2021, but there has been a glimmer of hope for a wholesome British summer when it comes to the sunshine – albeit […]

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