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Drink-Tank

Drink Tank

27 November 2019
Cavendish Conference Venues America Square, London 


Drink Tank aims to give key insights to operators across the drinks industry on the latest consumer trends, new product development, innovation and training techniques. This looks to help all businesses maximise the opportunities from wine, beer and cider, through to spirits, low and no-alcohol drinks and the latest developments in mixology.

This event is brought to you in partnership between MCA and our sister titles The Morning Advertiser, Restaurant magazine and BigHospitality.

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MCA-Journal-September-2019

September 2019

There was more M&A in the pub sector when a deal between Greene King and CK Asset Holdings was revealed, Georgi Gyton analyses the news while Peter Martin wonders who will be next.
Elsewhere there were big results in the shape of The Restaurant Group. Dominic Walsh looks at how it might fare in the future, whether new CEO Andy Hornby is the man for the job, and how he might go about turning TRG around.
Meanwhile, Steve Gotham looks at the growing efforts of the supermarkets to grab more of the food-to-go market and takes a trip to McDonald’s new ‘to go’ format and Finn Scott-Delany interviews up-and-coming fried chicken specialists Coqfighter and profiles the Inn Collection.

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    James Halliwell, editor

  • Georgi Gyton, deputy editor, MCA

    Georgi Gyton, deputy editor

  • Finn Scott-Delany, news editor, MCA

    Finn Scott-Delany, news editor

  • Peter Martin, contributing editor, MCA

    Peter Martin, contributing editor

  • Steve Gotham, director of insight, MCA

    Steve Gotham, director of insight

  • Jill Livesey, managing director HIM & MCA Insight

    Jill Livesey, managing director HIM & MCA Insight

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    Gareth Nash, head of Consumer Insight

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