All Harvester articles – Page 8

  • Harvester
    Analysis & Insight

    One in three meals on high streets have calorie counts


    One in three meals sold on the high street now display calorie labelling, including 70% of fast food and takeaway meals

  • Frankie & Benny's night shot

    French: TRG and M&B should merge


    Leading analyst Simon French has proposed the merger of The Restaurant Group Plc (TRG) with Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) to create the UK’s pre-eminent eating and drinking out group sayingTRG has earned the opportunity at creating something bigger

  • Analysis & Insight

    Diners happy to pay more for sustainability


    Almost half of consumers will happily pay more when eating out at restaurants where there are clearly set out ethical practices, according to new research which found 46% of people will pay a premium

  • Salad
    Analysis & Insight

    Diners less concerned about healthy foods


    Consumer tastes are moving away from ‘worthy’ foods towards ‘wow’ foods as more people are interested in how food tastes than whether it is healthy, according to research from Allegra Foodservice

  • Parliament

    Red tape fears over tipping proposals


    A proposed new law to stop an alleged “widespread abuse” of voluntary commitments aimed at stopping leisure and hospitality operators exploiting staff by keeping some of their tips would be difficult to implement and add a new red tape burden to the sector

  • Money

    MP eyes new law on hospitality staff tips


    An MP has proposed a change in the law to stop employers reaping the benefits of staff tips in the leisure, hospitality and service sectors

  • A range of different operators’ entry, exit and typical price points
    Analysis & Insight

    Solving the pricing conundrum


    Consumers may feel constrained by the fact that wages still haven’t overtaken inflation but, as Simon Stenning executive director at Allegra Foodservice reveals, that shouldn’t prevent operators from tweeking menu pricing to maximise spend

  • News

    Hungry Horse and Wildwood confirmed for Telford development


    Greene King’s Hungry Horse and Wildwood Restaurants have been confirmed as the latest tenants for new units of a development in Telford called Southwater Telford

  • Mitchells & Butlers logo

    M&B puts Irish expansion on hold


    Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) is understood to have shelved its current plans to expand in Ireland, The Irish Examiner reports, despite having identified a number of sites in the country including locations in Cork and Dublin

  • Hungry Horse
    Analysis & Insight

    Operators use 'exit' food items to grow margins


    Operators are continuing to offer very competitive price points for entry level dishes but are charging significantly more for their most expensive ‘exit’ food items, according to the Menu & Food Trends report from Allegra Foodservice

  • Orchid carvery

    M&B makes key Orchid appointments


    Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has made two internal appointments to oversee the integration of the 173 former Orchid Pub Company into its estate, M&C Report has learnt

  • Marstons Pitcher and Piano Ladies food and wine
    Analysis & Insight

    A return to good pub grub


    One of BDO’s top 10 predictions in December 2013 was that growth in consumer spend in pubs would rise by more than growth in spend in restaurants. Here the advisory firm’s Mark Edwards looks at the reason for this and why he feels the pub sector will continue to provide a real challenge to restaurant operators

  • Nandos restaurant

    More Nando's wanted by 8.4% of UK


    More people would like to see a Nando’s open up near their home than any other branded restaurant, closely followed by Wetherspoons, Harvester, TGI Friday’s and Wagamama

  • News

    M&B appoints new retail director for Harvester


    David Hoyland, who was at Marston’s for over 14 years, has joined Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), as retail director for its Harvester brand

  • Orchid carvery

    M&B completes £266m Orchid acquisition


    Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has announced that it has acquired the majority of Orchid’s estate, consiting of 173 sites, in addition to Orchid’s head office, for £266m

  • News

    M&B launches updated Harvester offer


    Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has launched an updated Harvester offer at selected sites, including its unit in Peterborough’s Pavilions West scheme

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    Operators outline Responsibility Deal progress


    Operators from the eating and drinking out sector have taken further steps to adhere to targets under the Public Health Responsibility Deal with the Government through means such as reducing salt and calorie content of foods and avoiding underage alcohol sales

  • Like-for-like volume trends at M&B

    M&B: Trading, remodelling programme, people and practices


    M&C Report takes a closer look at the first half update from Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) and looks at how there is still large regional variations in performance, its food and drink innovation, expansion plans, the impact of its remodelling programme and its investment in its people

  • Wagamama restaurant
    Analysis & Insight

    Buoyant future for branded market


    The total UK restaurant market is forecast to reach £52bn by 2017, the growth rate doubling from 1.3% to 2.5% over the next three years, according to Allegra Foodservice

  • News

    Britvic launches new dispense solutions into on-trade


    Britvic is launching a range of new carbonate draught dispense solutions into the on-trade to help pubs deliver “the perfect serve every time”