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Camerons eyes further firepower for ambitious growth plans

15 Feb 2018

Camerons Brewery finance director, John Foots, has told MCA that the group will look at financing options next year to fund its ambitious growth plans.

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Sector lfls up 0.6% in January

15 Feb 2018

The Coffer Peach Business Tracker has recorded like-for-like sales (lfls) up 0.6% across its cohort in January compared to the same month last year.

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Peach Pub Company considers its options

14 Feb 2018

Peach Pub Company, the Midlands-based, multiple pub operator, has appointed advisors as it considers its options

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Leon reveals details on Asian spin-off

14 Feb 2018

Leon has revealed details of its new Asian venture, hinted at earlier this week, which will see it partner with Thai food group, Aylmer Aaharn.

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Flight to flight

14 Feb 2018

The huge growth predicted in air travel over the next 20 years means greater opportunities for food and drink operators. This coupled with the downturn on the high street and the rise in consumer expectations, is leading to a diverse range of operators looking to enter the transport hub market. It is also allowing two of the UK’s biggest restaurant operators to create value, whilst their core businesses come under pressure, leading Mark Wingett to ask, should The Restaurant Group, for ...

UK food-to-go market data and insight

Food To Go market faces bump in the road

13 Feb 2018

Growth in the Food To Go (FTG) market is showing signs of subsiding but recovery will be aided by the rise of healthier products, more affordable sustainability and tech-led convenience, the latest MCA data shows.

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Top 10 Food to Go brands increase market share

13 Feb 2018

As growth shows signs of slowing in the Food To Go market, risk averse customers are increasingly turning to the top brands, the latest MCA insight has shown.


Gusto promotes Snell to MD

12 Feb 2018

Gusto Restaurants, the Palatine Private Equity-backed chain, has appointed Matt Snell as its new managing director, MCA has learnt.

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Coyote Ugly has three more UK sites lined up for 2018

16 Feb 2018

Coyote Ugly Saloon has a further three UK sites already lined up to open in 2018, in addition to its recently announced Manchester venue.

Jonathan Robinson

Food to go conference highlights huge opportunities for sector

16 Feb 2018

MCA round-ups a bite-size selection of the best content from last week’s Food To Go Conference, held at the Ham Yard Hotel

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