All Benugo articles

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    Kavanagh becomes London MD at BaxterStorey


    The former Benugo commercial director has remained within the WSG Group for his new role 

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    Benugo rolls out carbon labelling across estate


    Benugo has rolled out science-based carbon labelling at its cafés and restaurants across the UK, following a successful pilot

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    Openings of the week


    MCA rounds up this week’s biggest openings stories, including Battersea Power Station and new venues from JKS Restaurants, The Cocktail Club and more

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    Benugo launches pilot for carbon labelling system


    The café and restaurant brand will pilot a new carbon labelling system for part of its menu at its venues in the Natural History Museum

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    Benugo: ‘We're forecasting a good summer’


    Commercial director Shane Kavanagh spoke to MCA about evolving the offer and focusing on performing arts venues as the primary arena for growth

  • Benugo St Pancras

    Openings of the week


    MCA rounds up this week’s biggest openings and announcements, with new sites from Benugo, Chopstix, Gusto Italian, Island Poké, and more

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    Benugo to open trio of sites in Glasgow


    The Burrell Restaurant, The Burrell Coffee Shop and an Espresso Bar will open at the A-listed home of The Burrell Collection in Pollok Country Park

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    Benugo hails resilience despite losses


    The café and restaurant operator said it was well positioned to regain its growth trajectory in 2021.

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    Crussh CEO Kavanagh steps down


    Crussh CEO Shane Kavanagh is stepping down after four years at the helm of the healthy eating brand to take on a new opportunity.

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    Pepper Collective announces slew of projects


    Temper founder Neil Rankin and former Benugo CEO Handley Amos are heading up a restaurant division that will provide investment and expertise to restaurateurs to launch new ventures.

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    Benugo wins £60m London Zoo contract


    Benugo has won a competitive tender for a ten-year partnership with ZSL London Zoo.

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    How can tech ease the customer journey?


    Greggs, Leon and Wagamama are just the latest to join the self-ordering revolution, with the latter’s new grab and go concept Mamago one of the most hotly discussed openings of last year. To share their early exeperiences and more, MCA brought together marketing, IT and digital leaders from across the sector to consider how new technology can help, and sometimes hinder, the customer experience

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    Benugo serves up sales rise


    Benugo has released its results for the year ending 28 December 2018. Sales were up to £116m from £112 the previous year and gross profits were up to £44.6m from £43.4m the previous year. It said the business had generated the uplift in sales thanks to several new contracts and closing some “poor performing sites”.

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    UnBarred merges with Holler for Brighton brewhouse


    Cult craft beer brand UnBarred is launching a new brewery and taproom after merging with Holler, MCA understands.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Food delivery grows 19% in 2018


    Food delivery grew 19% year-on-year in 2018, while average spend per order is rising, according to research from Cardlytics.

  • News

    McEntee departs Benugo


    Rory McEntee has left his role as head of marketing for Benugo after two and a half years with the brand, to join Gymbox as marketing director.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Survey flags up high salt content of OOH salads


    Campaign group Action on Salt is calling for mandatory colour-coded nutrition labelling in restaurants and fast food outlets, following the results of its latest survey, which highlighted the high levels of salt in some bought salads.

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    Benugo appoints Amos as MD


    Benugo has appointed Handley Amos, formerly of Rossopomodoro and Creams Café, as its new managing director, MCA has learnt. The appointment opens up the opportunity for further expansion at Benugo, both in the UK and overseas, with Amos’ experience operating commercial businesses on the continent. The café and restaurant operator ...

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    Creams appoints Mani as CEO


    Creams Café has appointed Adam Mani as its new chief executive, MCA understands.

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    Fatto a Mano secures third site


    Fatto a Mano, the Neapolitan pizzeria concept from former Benugo diretcor Rupert Davidson, is opening a third restaurant in Brighton and Hove.