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Foodservice prices hit another record high as supply issues mount

10 May 2022 by

Year-on-year inflation in the foodservice sector hit 13.6% in March, the latest CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index shows.

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Hoteliers celebrate bumper wedding season amid staffing and supply chain challenges

26 April 2022 by

Hoteliers are in line for a bumper wedding season as couples rush to exchange vows in front of friends and family after two years of intermittent lockdowns, with some venues reporting a 70% increase on pre-pandemic booking levels.

Can buying behaviour changes help your catering operation’s survival? Business

Can buying behaviour changes help your catering operation’s survival?

25 October 2021 by

allmanhall’s Oliver Hall, managing director at the established, independent food and catering-related procurement specialists, explores this[...]

All I want for Christmas is... a working supply chain Business

All I want for Christmas is... a working supply chain

14 October 2021 by

A lack of anything from CO2 to Christmas trees is instilling pre-seasonal panic, so how will[...]

Majority of hospitality business leaders likely to raise prices due to supply chain issues News

Majority of hospitality business leaders likely to raise prices due to supply chain issues

23 September 2021 by

Three-quarters of hospitality business leaders are likely to raise prices for customers as a result of[...]

JD Wetherspoon hit by beer shortages as supply chain crisis continues News

JD Wetherspoon hit by beer shortages as supply chain crisis continues

01 September 2021 by

JD Wetherspoon is experiencing shortages of some beer brands as supply chain issues continue to impact[...]

More than a quarter of hospitality businesses report stock shortages News

More than a quarter of hospitality businesses report stock shortages

27 August 2021

More than a quarter of hospitality businesses have seen stock levels drop below normal as the supply chain crisis continues, new figures show.

Greggs reports ‘temporary interruptions’ for ‘some ingredients’ News

Greggs reports ‘temporary interruptions’ for ‘some ingredients’

26 August 2021

Greggs has become the latest food brand to report disruption in its supply chain affecting its product availability – although it has denied that its chicken bakes have been affected.

McDonald’s runs out of milkshakes and bottled drinks News

McDonald’s runs out of milkshakes and bottled drinks

24 August 2021 by

McDonald’s has said that supply chain issues have meant bottled drinks and milkshakes are currently off[...]

Suppliers warn restaurants should plan for no turkeys this Christmas News

Suppliers warn restaurants should plan for no turkeys this Christmas

24 August 2021 by

Staff shortages across the supply chain are continuing to cause disruption for hospitality and foodservice businesses,[...]

Nando's loans 70 staff to suppliers as stock issues force restaurants to close News

Nando's loans 70 staff to suppliers as stock issues force restaurants to close

17 August 2021 by

Nando’s is sending 70 of its team members to help short-staffed suppliers after a lack of[...]

Wholesalers say lack of drivers will affect menus on Freedom Day News

Wholesalers say lack of drivers will affect menus on Freedom Day

07 July 2021 by

The anticipated removal of coronavirus restrictions on 19 July in England will be a disaster for[...]

Covid-19 and Brexit nearly doubles lead-in times for equipment suppliers News

Covid-19 and Brexit nearly doubles lead-in times for equipment suppliers

21 April 2021

The Foodservice Equipment Association (FEA) has highlighted the issues facing its members due to delays in the supply of products and components caused by Covid-19, Brexit and the recent blockage of the Suez Canal.

Food security report calls for support for hospitality supply chain ahead of reopening News

Food security report calls for support for hospitality supply chain ahead of reopening

08 April 2021

A select committee of MPs has called on the government to provide additional financial support for hospitality suppliers, without which the funding used to keep pubs, restaurants and cafés going over the last year “will be wasted”.

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