UK delivery market to reach £7.1bn this year

22 Nov 2017

The UK foodservice delivery market is expected to reach £7.1bn in 2017, boosted by annual growth of 7.6%, new research from MCA has shown.

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Chancellor expected to rule out tax on coffee cups

22 Nov 2017

MCA understands that takeaway coffee cups are unlikely to be included in the crackdown on takeaway packaging expected in today’s Budget.

Simon Townsend

EiG: Craft Union rollout; REIT status and Managed Expert slowdown

21 Nov 2017

Ei Group (EiG) chief executive Simon Townsend talks to MCA following this morning’s full-year results announcement.

Pret A Manger

Pret to link up with Roadchef

21 Nov 2017

Pret A Manager is set to further increase its presence on the UK’s motorways after agreeing to open sites with Roadchef

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YO! confirms £59.2m Bento Sushi deal

20 Nov 2017

YO! Sushi has confirmed the £59.2m acquisition of the 600-strong North American chain Bento Sushi.

Clive Watson

City Pub Group raises expectations for float

20 Nov 2017

City Pub Group has raised expectations of how much its expects to raise through this week’s float on AIM.

Going out spending down 4pp

Restaurant sales slumped 1.5% in October

20 Nov 2017

Restaurant groups saw like-for-like sales fall 1.5% in October compared to the same month last year, according to the latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Brewhouse and Kitchen

B&K raises £7m for further growth

17 Nov 2017

Brewhouse & Kitchen has begun another round of fundraising, with £7m committed so far, MCA understands.

Patrick Dardis

Young’s ‘could spend £100m on group deal’

17 Nov 2017

Young’s chief executive Patrick Dardis has told MCA it’s “probably about time” the company made a group acquisition and said it has the firepower to spend £100m plus on a deal.

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Caffe Nero appoints new UK CEO

17 Nov 2017

Caffe Nero has appointed Will Stratton-Morris as the new chief executive for its c660-strong UK business

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