Rocketing salad sales and a surge in superfoods
Over the last few years, operators have seen a shift in customer menu choices. With the surge in superfoods, many customers are buying healthy and filling items that are not only fresh and crunchy, but can also fit around their increasingly busy lifestyles. With a shift from sandwiches to salads, supermarket giant Tesco reported that […]
Friday July 22, 2016
Compostable Woodland children’s lunch boxes from Colpac
Providing a balanced and practical lunch on-the-go that appeals to children, and has the approval of the parent, is no easy task. So leading supplier Colpac has launched a fantastic new range of children’s lunch packaging that helps catering operators to do just that, whilst being environmentally responsible.
Friday July 15, 2016
SCA launches new Tork dispenser line for premium washrooms
Using dispensers in public washrooms brings many practical and hygienic advantages. But for many image-conscious establishments, dispensers have often been neglected due to high requirements on design. From that insight, SCA now launches Tork Image Design Line – a new complete dispenser line in stainless steel designed for premium washrooms.
Thursday June 16, 2016
Win an Apple Sport Watch for the Innovate blog anniversary
Today, The INNOVATE blog celebrates its first anniversary. Originally launched in June 2015, the online platform has received over 2000 page views in the last month alone. To commemorate the anniversary, the business is giving away an Apple Sport Watch in a prize draw to one lucky winner in celebration of a year dedicated to […]
Monday June 13, 2016
Ecolab Greaselift product innovation
Is it true you can safely degrease without wearing gloves and goggles? Ecolab’s greaselift is a powerful and non-caustic kitchen degreasing solution. Greaselift™ is an innovative, non-caustic and biodegradable kitchen degreasing solution that has the power of caustic degreasers, but does not require the use of protective gloves, googles or aprons.
Wednesday June 8, 2016
There’s a right royal party brewing this summer
PG tips is calling on operators to throw a right royal par-tea for The Patron’s Lunch on June 12th. The crowning event in a weekend of national celebration, the Patron’s Lunch is the perfect excuse to raise a cuppa to toast Her Majesty – and an excellent opportunity for operators to boost their tea sales […]
Friday June 3, 2016
Biotech: The world’s first biologically active toilet tissue which actively cleans and sanitises pipes!
Biotech: The first ‘Biologically Active Toilet Tissue’ which actively cleans, sanitises and unblocks pipes, septic tanks and sewerage systems.
Monday May 9, 2016
An Innovation in Food Handling: EasyGlove’s Clean Hands® System
The phrase ‘Dirty Money’ may have different meanings for different people, but as far as microbiology is concerned have you ever thought about what else you are getting back along with your change when shopping?
Friday April 29, 2016
FIFO Bottles – First In, First Out for quick service
Menu customisation is popular with Millennials who expect to be able to pick and choose their meal items with ease. Sauces are an ideal way to differentiate your menu items and allow your customers to make custom decisions without adding too much additional cost to your operation.
Thursday April 28, 2016
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
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