Brexit is expected to have a major impact on the food we eat. Costs will rise for both imported and home-produced produce. Here are 10 ingredients you can expect to see more of in 2019.
2019 begins with great political and economic uncertainty but what does it hold for the restaurant industry?
The uncertainty is causing a decline in the share of UK consumers eating out, as we show greater prudence with our discretionary spend. According to a new poll by YouGov, almost a third of Britons are visiting restaurants less frequently than last year.
Here are my predictions for what we’ll see, or see more of in 2019. It will be very interesting to see how these trends in the restaurant sector will play out in 2019.
Everyone is a food critic today. When we’re looking for somewhere to eat, stay, or shop we are influenced by reviews on Tripadvisor, Google, Facebook or elsewhere.
Restaurants, hotels and pubs cannot afford to ignore what is being said about them online. How should you manage your business or brand’s online reputation?
It’s been a tough year for the restaurant trade with multiple closures of both casual-dining chains and fine dining restaurants. The combined squeeze from rising business rates, food inflation, growing minimum wage costs and the slow down in consumer spending are all playing a part. What are the key trends for the rest of 2018? What can restaurant owners and chefs not afford to ignore if they want to stay ahead of the pack?
We take a look at what trends are emerging in how British consumers shop and eat. Are our habits changing in response to growing awareness of diet-related health? How will Brexit affect our shopping baskets? And how is social media changing our relationship with food?
You can no longer ignore social media. For small businesses or your personal brand it's a high impact and low cost way to raise your profile. It's an opportunity to reach new audiences - customers, journalists and influencers. But it can be overwhelming and where do you start? Here are my top tips for getting started on social media:
PR is a powerful and effective way to raise awareness, to build loyalty and drive sales. But with so many brands fighting for so few column inches, how do you make sure your story makes it to the top of the page. Here are 10 Tips for developing a successful PR campaign, whether you are running it yourself or working with a PR agency.