Amazing Grazing: how snacking has become a major UK food trend
Consumers in the modern age have increasingly busy lives, full of daily tasks and responsibilities, requiring them to fit their food around their lives, and not their lives around their food. This increase of time-poor consumers has changed the need for the traditional meal concept into the need for fast, easy and filling ‘mini-meals’.
Tuesday April 12, 2016
Introducing new Graze Pots: the smart way to serve healthy snacks
Bunzl Catering Supplies, in partnership with London Bio Packaging, has developed a new range of cold food PET containers, with lids and a topper, called ‘Graze Pots’. In response to the continuing popularity of healthy grazing throughout the day rather than formal set meals, these snack-size pots are the ideal solution for packaging and presenting […]
Monday March 14, 2016
Chicopee introduces the Coffee Towel
With 1.7 billion cups of coffee sold per year in 18,000 outlets across the UK alone, it is safe to say the coffee scene is exploding. However, with this growth has come a number of challenges, including the maintenance of the coffee machine – a vital piece of equipment for any good coffee shop.
Monday February 1, 2016
Serve a new Taste with Huhtamaki
Huhtamaki’s ‘Taste’ range of food to-go packaging now includes trays. Suitable for hot and cold foods and developed with over the counter service in mind, the new trays are ideal for the takeaway and bakery markets.
Tuesday January 26, 2016
Keep packaging simple with Combione® innovative fused hinge containers from Colpac
Street food and artisan food markets have increased in popularity over the last few years and are providing food options that are unique and widely appreciated by UK consumers. Combione is a new concept in combination packaging where the paperboard base and plastic lid are fused together. The innovative fused hinge creates a firm closing system between […]
Wednesday December 16, 2015
Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Vegetarian ‘Free From’ Labels
Our exclusive brand Label 2 Go has just launched a fantastic new range of food packaging labels to cater for the expanding free-from sector. The labels currently come in three designs covering the most common free-from food options provided in restaurants, cafes and shops. Designs include Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Vegetarian and are colour-coded […]
Tuesday November 24, 2015
Huhtamaki has launched ‘Eatwell’, a range of paper food containers, which, thanks to its carefully considered choice of sizes, is one of the most extensive ranges now available in UK foodservice.
Monday November 16, 2015
3M Scotch-Brite Fryer and Kitchen Cleaning Tool keeps you safe while you keep your kitchen clean
Commercial fryers and grills are tough to clean and can be hard to reach too, causing many kitchens to resort to creating their own makeshift tools.
Tuesday October 20, 2015
Don’t compromise on food quality with Hot ‘n’ Crispy bags
Hot ‘n’ Crispy bags, from our partner supplier Smith Anderson, use revolutionary technology to ensure that hot food is packaged and presented to the customer in the best possible way. Now widely used in markets from quick service restaurants to forecourt convenience stores and bakeries.
Tuesday October 6, 2015
EPS Containers from season to season
September 23rd marked the official first day of autumn for 2015 and the new season is full of prospects for food and beverage operators; drink menus become influenced by pumpkin and gingerbread and food offerings start to align with the cooler weather.
Wednesday September 30, 2015
Optimal drinking with Dart Products Europe’s Optima® Lid
Running for your train no longer has to come at the cost of your coffee thanks to the Optima® Reclosable lid from Dart Products Europe. Made exclusively to be used with their paper hot cups, Optima means that clothes and hands remain free from leaked coffee. The Optima Reclosable lid is unique to the market […]
Monday September 21, 2015
Halloween kit for profitable festival
UK retail sales of Halloween products last year were around £240 million. Halloween is an opportunity for caterers to introduce a number of autumn inspired flavours to their food and drinks menus at a premium price; allowing operators to tap into a profitable festival that marks the change of seasons. New items on the menu […]
Friday September 18, 2015
Blue Cap Coffee launches new Coffee Sticks
Blue Cap Coffee have recently launched three new instant coffee sticks – produced and packaged specifically for the food services industry.
Thursday September 17, 2015
Buy a Refill Starter Kit, get a Wrapmaster Duo Free
This September we are offering our customers a FREE Wrapmaster Duo, from our partner supplier Wrap Film Systems, when they purchase a Refill Starter Kit containing 2 rolls of cling film and 1 roll of foil.
Wednesday September 2, 2015
Chicopee launches superior Microfibre cloth
Chicopee, the leading brand of speciality cleaning materials has launched Chicopee Microfibre Light, a cleaning cloth with a unique splittable 100% Microfibre structure that delivers superior cleaning performance.
Thursday August 27, 2015
Swansoft extends its range!
Swansoft by Swantex is the ultimate quality disposable range of napkins and table coverings, that offers a great high quality alternative to linen. Now, for the first time, Swansoft range includes 40cm Readifold napkins in a wide range of on-trend colours.
Thursday August 20, 2015
Plastico Ice Cooler Bags
Perfect for any outdoor or indoor occasion, this Ice Cooler Bag will keep champagne or wine in ideal conditions, even when the weather is hot. Simply add ice and water to maintain the optimal refreshing temperature, making your customer’s experience more enjoyable.
Tuesday August 18, 2015
Rubbermaid Launch Slim Jim Step-On
Rubbermaid Commercial Products is proud to introduce two new lines of Slim Jim containers designed to satisfy the diverse needs of any facility. The Slim Jim Step-On containers maximize space efficiency with a small footprint and slim profile ensuring a perfect fit in even the tightest spaces. Slim Jim containers enhance environment aesthetics, ensure safety […]
Thursday August 13, 2015
A convenient alternative to fresh milk
Milfresh superior granulated skimmed milk is ideal for anybody wanting to enjoy high quality hot drinks from automatic machines. It is healthy, skinny (fat free), 100% dairy and the UK leader in granulated milk for application out of home.
Wednesday August 12, 2015
Rubbermaid launches Quick Cart range
Around the clock, housekeepers and back-of-house staff work diligently to maintain a neat and clean appearance in guest facilities. This ensures guests and visitors experience the comfort and cleanliness they expect at all times.
Tuesday August 4, 2015
Partnership delivers credible recycling solution
BUNZL CATERING SUPPLIES CLOSES THE LOOP ON RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR OPERATORS WITH ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIPS Bunzl Catering Supplies, the leading distributor of catering disposables to the UK hospitality sector has today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Closed Loop Environmental Solutions (CLES) and Simply Waste Solutions (SWS).
Thursday July 16, 2015
We are half-way to Christmas!
New Christmas hot cups and online brochure We are half-way to Christmas day! Celebrate the upcoming festive season with our new stock designs of Christmas Hot Cups.
Friday July 10, 2015
Handle-it! Carry multiple drinks hands-free
Originally when Handle-it was designed the aim was to develop a solution to carrying single or multiple drinks whilst still having hands free to deal with other day-to-day items such as train tickets, ID passes, handbags or car keys.
Friday July 3, 2015
Simply Cups founding members
Simply Cups has always recognised that to accelerate the growth of cup recycling it needed to gain the participation from the most significant brands across the entire supply chain.
Friday July 3, 2015
Get Wrap Smart and cut waste by 35%
Wrap Film Systems – makers of the award winning Wrapmaster – has launched its “Wrap Smart” campaign to encourage caterers to cast aside their clumsy, cardboard cutterboxes and go professional with their kit.
Friday June 26, 2015
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