John Porter

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Black magic: dark spirits to bewitch from behind the bar

30 July 2021 by

At-home experimentation with rums and whiskies has led to discerning customers knowing which dark spirits to order to create craft-level, quality cocktails.

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The lowdown on the latest premium alcohol-free drinks

25 June 2021 by

For customers returning to hospitality after lockdown, any occasion can be a celebration. But don’t pop the Champagne just yet – today’s drinkers are increasingly tempted by premium no- and low-alcoholic tipples.

A global tour of the latest flavours to add instant pizazz to smaller menus Products

A global tour of the latest flavours to add instant pizazz to smaller menus

13 November 2020 by

Today’s diners expect a whole world of flavour on their plates. John Porter discovers which cuisines[...]

The toast of the town: how to create a drinks menu worth celebrating Products

The toast of the town: how to create a drinks menu worth celebrating

11 September 2020 by

As we near the end of the year, people will be looking to throw off the[...]

The soft touch: how to win over guests with alcohol-free drinks Products

The soft touch: how to win over guests with alcohol-free drinks

27 March 2020 by

With consumers reportedly turning away from alcohol in droves, the soft drinks market should be booming.[...]

New products: British heather honey; Belvoir apple juice, Sous Vide Tools thermometer Products

New products: British heather honey; Belvoir apple juice, Sous Vide Tools thermometer

31 January 2020 by

The latest products from FEM, Black Bee Honey, Hobart, Belvoir Fruit Farms, Sous Vide Tools, Thompson's[...]

How to refresh your summer drinks menu Products

How to refresh your summer drinks menu

08 June 2019 by

With temperatures heating up, it's time to switch focus from lattes to lemonade. John Porter explains[...]

Think global, act local: The latest pub trends Food & Drink

Think global, act local: The latest pub trends

23 May 2019 by

For a long time pubs weren't expected to offer more than scampi fries and burgers, but[...]

Softs rock: Premium soft drinks and quality mixers to boost your non-alcoholic offering Food & Drink

Softs rock: Premium soft drinks and quality mixers to boost your non-alcoholic offering

17 March 2019 by

Round table: how do you use fish on your menu? Food & Drink

Round table: how do you use fish on your menu?

16 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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