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Foresight in talks to invest in Mowgli

17 Feb 2017

Foresight Group, the private equity firm, is in exclusive talks to take a stake in Mowgli, the Liverpool-based Indian street food restaurant

Punch is reviewing its Falcon Retail Programme

Heineken reveals plans for Punch pubs

14 Feb 2017

Heineken is to review “a number” of initiatives operating across the Punch estate – including its Falcon retail contract programme – as it seeks to “keep the best of both worlds in the newly expanded estate”, MCA has learnt.

Food to Go Tracker Q1 2016

Food to Go market to grow 3.8% in 2017

14 Feb 2017

Food to Go is set to continue to significantly out-perform the wider eating out market over the next three years as changing consumers drive the segment’s growing influence.

Imbiba to launch UK-wide £50m growth fund

23 Feb 2017

Imbiba is to launch a c£50m growth fund, which will see it partner with fledgling operators across the UK, MCA has learnt.

Keating takes MD role at West Cornwall Pasty Co

23 Feb 2017

West Cornwall Pasty Co has appointed Tony Keating, the former CEO of SSP UK & Ireland, as its new managing director

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LV gears up to launch Grand Pacific concept

23 Feb 2017

Living Ventures is gearing up to launch its first new concept in a number of years, with the opening of Grand Pacific

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Retailers' Retailer Awards 2017

7 March 2017 - Described as the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector’s “Oscars” and the event that is in every leading operator’s diary, this year’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards will take place on the 7th March 2017.

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Food To Go Report 2017

10 Feb 2017

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Eating Out Panel - Q1 2016 Report

21 Jun 2016

The latest results from the Eating Out Panel, from surveying 6,000 consumers each month through quarter 1, shows that…

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