Cuisines from around the world: Sweet and sour dishes from the Philippines
With a punchy combination of sweet, salty and sour flavours, we expect dishes from the Philippines to make a big splash on restaurant menus in 2018.
Wednesday August 15, 2018
How the avoid the spread of foodborne illness in a catering and hospitality operation
According to the Food Standard Agency (FSA) over half a million people in the UK are affected by foodborne illness every year.
Wednesday August 8, 2018
Good kitchen hygiene – five top tips
We asked our Cleanline expert, Rod Hale, ‘what top tips would you give foodservice operators to make sure they are maintaining a high level of hygiene in the kitchen?’
Friday August 3, 2018
Activated charcoal – the new must have ingredient!
Forget rainbow food – pitch-black food (and beverages!) has arrived, and it’s sweeping the internet.
Tuesday July 31, 2018
The Material Responsible Economy
We asked our Sustainability expert, Joanna Gilroy, ‘What is material responsibility – and how can it help foodservice operators switch their packaging products to a more sustainable option?’
Tuesday July 24, 2018
The sustainable attributes of RPET foodservice packaging
One material that is often used in foodservice packaging, and is highly regarded as a sustainable material type, is RPET plastic.
Wednesday July 18, 2018
In-vogue beverages 2018 – There’s so mushroom for this new superfood latte
Popping-up on drinks menus around the world, colourful superfood lattes offer appealing health benefits and are gaining popularity with consumers who desire a healthy energy-boost without the caffeine.
Tuesday July 17, 2018
The gleaming benefits of Cleanline cleaning products
The advantage of being a distributor of cleaning products is that we are not tied to any one brand, which means that we can cherry-pick the best possible cleaning products from more than one manufacturer.
Tuesday July 3, 2018
The rise of luxury take-away
Meal delivery has expanded from primarily a service for consumers at home, to delivering to individuals at their workplace and even corporate meal delivery.
Monday June 25, 2018
Did you know that drinks can contain gluten too?
In the UK it is now said that up to a third of adults are completely avoiding gluten, due to health reasons, and numbers are growing rapidly.
Friday June 22, 2018
Cuisines from around the world: Fabulously spiced dishes from Jamaica
According to Mintel, Jamaican food featured on 34 per cent more menus in 2017 than in 2016 and is expected to rise a further 15 per cent in 2018.
Tuesday June 19, 2018
Sustainable Future factsheet explores sustainable options on paper hot cups
Launched this week, our latest Sustainable Future factsheet presents a recommendation on the most environmentally responsible paper cup solution.
Thursday June 14, 2018
A clean hotel will improve guest feedback
We asked our Cleanline expert Rod Hale ‘Why is it crucial for hotels to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and what’s the best way to achieve it?’
Thursday June 7, 2018
In-vogue beverages 2018 – The drink that is loved so matcha by many!
According to the latest Google Beverage trends report, tea lattes are all-set to be the most popular hot (or cold) drink for 2018. Searches on Google for the term ‘tea latte’ have increased by 42 per cent since 2014.
Wednesday May 30, 2018
The must-ask questions on Sustainable foodservice packaging
We asked our Sustainability expert ‘How does a foodservice operator identify innovative foodservice packaging solutions that are truly sustainable, when disposed of in their current waste management system?’
Tuesday May 15, 2018
How keeping your commercial dishwasher in top condition can expand its life
In our latest Clean and Simple blog we asked our Cleanline expert ‘How can catering and hospitality operators give their commercial dishwasher a long and healthy life?’
Friday May 11, 2018
Back-of-house food safety – FIR compliance and labelling
As part of the Food Information Regulations (FIR) introduced in December 2014, foodservice operators are required to provide information on the 14 major allergens if they are present in the food they serve.
Monday April 30, 2018
Cuisines from around the world 2018 – say hola! to tapas
In 2018, we predict that Spanish food will continue to ascent onto UK menus, and a key part of its success will be due to tapas. Originating in Spain, tapas comprise of a wide variety of appetisers or snacks served in small portions alongside a drink.
Thursday April 26, 2018
How having a rationalised core-range of cleaning products can benefit catering and hospitality operators
We asked our Cleanline expert Rod Hale ‘Why are Cleanline Super Concentrated products recommended as a rationalised range of cleaning products?’
Thursday April 12, 2018
Packaging Industry Rises to the Challenge of Plastic Pollution
We asked our Sustainability expert ‘Has the packaging industry come up with a viable solution for addressing the problem of plastic pollution?’
Thursday March 29, 2018
In-vogue beverages 2018 – Kombucha fermented drink
Fermented food and drink has soared in popularity thanks to the increasing interest and research into good gut health.
Thursday March 22, 2018
Why it’s important to consider the differences between ready to use and concentrated cleaning products
We asked our Cleanline expert ‘When choosing cleaning products for a catering operation, which should you go for – ready to use or concentrated products?’
Friday March 16, 2018
Cuisines from around the world 2018 – all things Korean!
Korean dishes like Kimchi (fermented cabbage), Bibimbap (rice mixed with meat and vegetables), Hotteok (filled pancakes) and Gamjatang (pork bone soup) have been on the rise for the past few years.
Wednesday February 28, 2018
Top Tips for a Successful Custom Print
There’s lots to consider before starting a custom print project – but it needn’t be a daunting prospect if you’ve chosen the right partner to work with, and that’s where we come in!
Friday February 23, 2018
Food On-The-Go Trend 2017 – The crispy, crunchy appeal of the fried chicken sandwich
Fried chicken sandwiches have become a must-have dish for foodservice operators, bringing consumer’s love of burgers and fried chicken together in a single delicious package. Restaurant chains that aren’t even known for chicken are looking at adding it to their menus to appeal to more consumers and boost sales. In 2016, of the 100 biggest […]
Monday November 6, 2017
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