Kitchen talk.

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Freezer with tub of ice cream
August 13th, 2022
Risks of Not Renting a Cold Room for Your Food Business

Producing, shipping, storing and selling foods comes with risks at every step of the supply chain. These risks include temperature fluctuations as well as potential problems with power and equipment reliability and, of course, the loss of profits for your foodservice business.  The catering industry hugely benefits from commercial cold rooms. Cold rooms provide ample […]

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Chefs preparing batches of food in commercial kitchen
July 29th, 2022
Choosing a Private or Shared Use Kitchen Rental in London

Whether you’re looking to start out, scale up or require space to create a new product for your thriving foodservice business, a commercial kitchen can have you cooking up a storm in no time. As a budding foodpreneur, one of the most important things to consider is the type of kitchen space you will need. […]

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July 14th, 2022
Why Are Restaurants Turning to Central Production Kitchens?

Why Are Restaurants Turning to Central Production Kitchens? The UK’s restaurant industry is worth a staggering £38 billion, with roughly 1.7 million foodies heading to their favourite joints at least once a week.  As well as feeding the mouths that journey to the best restaurants in town, apps such as Deliveroo and UberEats make it […]

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seedling growing out the top of a coin stack
July 11th, 2022
Money Talks; Uncovering Dark Kitchen Profitability

Dark kitchen rentals, also known as virtual kitchens or cloud kitchens, have been popping up around the country at speed. Most food brands got their first taste of the business model during the first wave of the 2020 pandemic.  For restauranteurs to navigate the crisis and still drive profits, they had to say goodbye to […]

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Colourful fruity cocktails in jam jars
June 21st, 2022
How to Increase Food Delivery Sales for the Summer!

The summer season has officially begun! Whether you’re a restaurant owner looking to cash in on takeaways or a delivery-only food business wanting to exploit the sunnier months, optimising your marketing plan to maximise sales will give you a competitive edge and help you stand out in a saturated market. Seasonality can be challenging for […]

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Deliveroo rider cross junction on bike
June 14th, 2022
How to Find a Delivery Kitchen for Deliveroo

Deliveroo is one of the most loved food delivery apps in the UK. Since 2018, its users has more than doubled from 3.1 million to 8 million, and the number of restaurant sellers has jumped from 10,000 to 160,000 in the same time frame!  With Deliveroo demanding 22% of the food delivery market share as […]

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Ghost kitchen staff preparing food
May 19th, 2022
Does your Food Biz Suit the Ghost Kitchen Business Model?

When you hear the term “ghost kitchen”, what comes to mind? For most, it’s an elusive and mysterious business model. But what is a ghost kitchen exactly, and is it right for your food business? With the total foodservice delivery market for the UK worth over £8.5 billion and takeaway orders increasing by the year […]

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May 16th, 2022
Creating an Eco-Friendly Kitchen Rental

Hundreds of products are used in a busy commercial kitchen or central production unit during the course of a week, and whilst they may all be essential to the smooth running of your food business, it’s easy to forget about the impact these choices have on the environment. The growing demand for more eco-friendly businesses […]

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JustEat delivery driver riding bike
May 7th, 2022
How to Start Your Own Food Delivery Business in the UK

Food delivery service was a bonus option for restaurants for many years, but the tables have turned. It’s a great time for a business to capitalise on the food market and keep up with the competition, allowing online ordering is now essential for success.  Nowadays, start-ups often overlook the need to rent a commercial kitchen […]

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