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    Merlin and Coca-Cola join forces over plastic


    Merlin Entertainments has teamed up with Coca-Cola to give half-price entry to visitors who bring an empty plastic bottle for recycling.

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    Ridgeview named in World’s Best Vineyards


    Sussex winery Ridgeview has been named in a new list of the world’s best vineyards.

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    Uber Eats has 200 virtual restaurants


    Uber Eats has 200 virtual restaurants live in the UK – half its target for 2019.

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    Deliveroo offers 25% discount on Fridays


    Deliveroo is offering consumers a 25% discount from 2,500 restaurant operators each Friday in July.

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    The Cinderella discipline


    It can often take a crisis for some boards to recognise the value within a well-managed supply chain. Prestige Purchasing’s chairman, David Read, asks why that is and suggests the hospitality sector could learn a lot from the retail supply chain model.

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    Uber Eats trials pre-order dine-in feature


    Uber Eats is trialling pre-order food at restaurants with a new ‘Dine In’ feature. The feature, which allows consumer to select the the food you want in advance, then turn up to the restaurant at a chosen time, is currently available in the US. There are no delivery ...

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    Landlord covenant goes ‘full circle’


    The concept of covenant has gone “full circle” with landlords now often preferring smaller independent brands to big institutional restaurant groups, Imbiba’s Darell Connell has told the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF).

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    Value growth of soft drinks outperforms volume, says Fentimans


    The value of soft drinks and mixers is growing at a much faster pace than volume as consumers choose higher cost options, a new report from Fentimans and the CGA has found.

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    Leap of faith


    The difference between punk idealists BrewDog and Chapel Down’s Curious Brewery is not quite as vast as one might believe. Gareth Bath explains what’s happening with his new calling. The Morning Advertiser’s Stuart Stone reports.

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    Taster secures £6.3m for London growth


    Taster, the food tech start-up which develops delivery-only virtual restaurant brands, has secured $8m (£6.3m) in Series A investment.

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    The leading edge in IT and digital marketing


    As part of our Agenda series of roundtable discussions, MCA – in partnership with US-based digital marketing solutions leader Punchh – brought together marketing and IT directors from diverse, sector-leading UK operators for a debate on tech and digital marketing. Hosted by James Wallin, here are the highlights from the day.

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    Nez discovery app raises £2m funding


    Nez, a London-based food and drink discovery app, has raised £2m in funding, with investors including Burger King UK chairman Martin Robinson.

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    EiG unveils ‘ground-breaking’ beer management tool


    Ei Publican Partnerships has adopted a Category Management Tool which it claims is “ground-breaking” and “an industry first”.

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    Tossed launches Speedy Greens vending machines


    Tossed, the healthy eating chain, is launching a range of high-tech vending machines to market, after trialling an early version at Chelsea and Westminster hospital, MCA has learnt.

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    Unwrapping delivery


    The media is not short of analysis of why Amazon has shut its US restaurant delivery business – and what it could mean for the long-term shape of delivery globally, writes Peter Martin.

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    Burger King appoints Lunson Mitchenall to source new sites


    Burger King UK has appointed Lunson Mitchenall to help push forward its acquisition strategy, with the brand looking to open at least 30 new outlets a years over the next three years, it has been reported.

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    Stonegate partners with staff wellbeing apps


    Stonegate has partnered with two technology platforms aimed at improving staff training, retention and engagement.

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    Infarm raises $100m, eyes UK launch


    Infarm, the Berlin-based start-up that has developed “urban farming” for restaurants, has secured $100m in in Series B investment.

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    Deliveroo aims to reach half UK population


    Deliveroo has announced plans to aggressively expand its reach in the UK in the second half of 2019, as it pursues its ambition to become the “definitive food company”.

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    Ei Group to support launch of game-based training at Hippo Inns


    Ei Managed Investments has partnered with technology company Attensi to launch a game-based training solution, which is being rolled out at Hippo Inns.