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    Opinion

    Five Guys set to bring up the UK century

    2019-07-18T07:44:00Z

    Five Guys is bucking the wider market trend when it comes to expansion - but does closer analysis show there is room for improvement on food quality and value for money? MCA market insight director Steve Gotham delves into the data. 

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    News

    Pink gin drives gin boom

    2019-07-18T07:40:00Z

    Gin sales in the on-trade have rocketed by 56% by value in a year, driven by a doubling in the number of pink gin drinkers, new research from CGA reveals.

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    News

    Stonegate agrees to acquire Ei Group in £1.27bn deal

    2019-07-18T06:39:00Z

    Stonegate Pub Company has agreed to acquire Ei Group in a cash deal valuing the listed pub group at £1.27bn.

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    News

    Döner Haus heading to Manchester Corn Exchange

    2019-07-18T07:44:00Z

    Berlin-style kebab concept Döner Haus is opening in Manchester’s Corn Exchange in October, MCA understands.

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    News

    Caravan confirms Vardo in Chelsea

    2019-07-18T07:44:00Z

    Caravan has confirmed its next opening will be new nomadic concept Vardo, set open this autumn in Duke of York Square, Chelsea.

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    News

    Halal Guys delisted from UberEats

    2019-07-18T07:43:00Z

    Sales at US-founded fast casual chain The Halal Guys’ first UK site have been hit by 20% after it was delisted by UberEats because it has yet to receive a food hygiene rating from Westminster Council.

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    Opinion

    Big trouble in little China?

    2019-07-18T07:42:00Z

    Chinatown is changing. The number of Cantonese restaurants is being reduced with the introduction of more specialist, regional Chinese and pan-Asian places in a bid to attract a broader spectrum of customers. But as the big money international players move in, where does this leave the smaller family-run businesses that are its lifeblood? Restaurant’s Joe Lutrario finds out.

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    M Restaurants sees productivity improve thanks to mindful days

    2019-07-18T07:42:00Z

    The majority of employees (83%) at M Restaurants have reported that they are more productive at work following the introduction of additional M-indful Days holiday allowance.

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    News

    Chestnut Group up to 10 sites and looking for more

    2019-07-18T07:41:00Z

    The Chestnut Group has acquired a further site in Suffolk – The Crown in Stoke-by-Nayland, taking its total estate to 10, with the business eyeing additional opportunities.

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    News

    Speciality coffee roasting ‘rapidly developing’

    2019-07-18T07:41:00Z

    Speciality coffee roasting is a rapidly developing market, driven by strong wholesale demand from independent cafés and a growing consumer appetite for café roastery experiences, research from Allegra reveals.