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Dare to be different: hot drinks to spice up your autumn menu

25 September 2020 by

If you want to inject a little pizazz into your beverages menu, try a ‘special’: unusual tea blends, one-off coffees and extravagant hot chocolates that just beg to be bought. Ian Boughton samples the latest offerings


Play it cool with cold brew

03 July 2020 by

Cold-brew coffee and tea aren’t a fad, they’re here to stay, so make sure you have a varied offering this summer, says Ian Boughton


New products: Cobra 0%, Utopia gold cutlery and Winterhalter's dishwasher

17 January 2020 by

Williams Refrigeration’s Chef’s Drawer range includes variable-temperature models that can be switched from operating as a[...]


Thrills, chills and all the frills: the coolest trends in coffee kit

17 January 2020 by

The coffee sector continues to be one of the most innovative in the catering industry, with[...]


Up for the cup: latest trends to the tea market

06 December 2019 by

With plenty of new products around, caterers can turn tea into something much more satisfying –[...]


Viewpoint: The election is an opportunity to unleash hospitality’s potential, says Kate Nicholls

28 November 2019 by

This General Election represents a huge opportunity for hospitality, politicians and the British public. By delivering[...]


Bag of tricks: the rise of the coffee bag

08 November 2019

Coffee in bags are, the manufacturers maintain, a groundbreaking invention in a saturated market and one that brings quality coffee to the masses. Ian Boughton takes a look at what’s on offer


Make the most of your breakfast brew

05 September 2019

Operators are falling well short of the customer expectation curve when it comes to breakfast drinks. Ian Boughton reports


Cool beans: the latest innovations in cold beverages

19 July 2019 by

A carefully considered cold drink offering is vital to any operator, and never more so than[...]


Made to measure: how to choose the best warewasher for your kitchen

05 April 2019 by

There are many decisions when choosing a warewasher, from which chemicals to use to the type[...]

Food & Drink

Average Joe: How to stand out in a competitive coffee market

30 March 2019 by

The coffee market is now so saturated that it takes real effort to keep up with[...]


Cool customers: which next-generation refrigeration is right for you

01 March 2019 by

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


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