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Europe’s packaging one-stop shop, H-Pack Packaging is increasing its catering disposables selection with a line of kraft paper pots in a range of sizes, including 2oz, 4oz, 6oz and 7oz. With complementary lids available in paper and PP (polypropylene), H-Pack is, again, providing a fully sustainable option to give the market an ethical offering and to ensure its customers have a packaging solution that is

World Hunger Day 2024 - Globally, 1 in 10 people go to bed hungry every night and 3 billion people can’t afford a healthy, nutritious diet. This World Hunger Day 2024 - on Tuesday 28th May, The Hunger Project is urging investment in nutrition for mothers to break the cycle of malnutrition and hunger affecting millions worldwide. The 2024 theme, "Thriving Mothers, Thriving World," highlights the critical

Food and Drink Expos in the UK are thriving, and are becoming increasingly valuable to buyers and suppliers. Quadrant2Design, the leading supplier of custom-modular exhibition stands for food and drink events, recently visited IFE. IFE is the UK’s largest and most successful event for product sourcing, across various sectors including food service, retail, hospitality, and import and export. The show took place from the 25th until the 27th

Bullseye Food Packaging are not just in the business of food packaging solutions—they’re revolutionising the way it's done! Established in 2009, Bullseye has quickly risen to become a market leader in sustainable packaging solutions, partnering with catering operations of all sizes, from local businesses to global industrial operations, to deliver innovative and environmentally responsible packaging options. Mission: Bullseyes’ mission is clear: to provide only the most environmentally

Are you ready to leave a lasting impression at food festivals, street food events, and markets? Look no further than Gazeboshop catering gazebos—the secret weapon for showcasing your standout products and elevating your brand presence. Picture this: You're at a bustling food festival, surrounded by a sea of hungry patrons eager to sample the latest culinary delights. Amidst the crowd, a vibrant gazebo catches your eye—bold,

Hampshire Fare, the county's food, drink and craft group, is thrilled to announce the return of the Winchester Food Festival after a successful inaugural event last year. This culinary extravaganza will take place on Sunday, July 14, in the picturesque Outer Close of Winchester Cathedral. In collaboration with Winchester BID and Winchester Cathedral, this year's festival promises to be bigger and better. It is FREE to

Three Counties Food & Drink Festival – Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July 2024 – Three Counties Showground, Malvern The Three Counties Food and Drink Festival has announced that TV chef Phil Vickery, Bake Off Winner Matty Edgell, finalist, Dan Hunter, and founder and owner of the award-winning Beefy Boys, Murf will complete the Saturday line-up of celebrity guests for this year's show. Hosting the guests will be

Bristol, Glasgow and London are among the best cities for independent takeaways in the UK. A new report from SumUp1, the leading global fintech company, has revealed the best cities in the UK for independent takeaways to thrive. Bristol, Glasgow and London are the top three cities in the UK for independent takeaways. The study took into consideration numerous factors including the number of independent takeaways in each city

As the busy trading season looms on the horizon, street food vendors across the country are gearing up for a flurry of activity. With hungry crowds flocking to outdoor markets, events and festivals, now is the time to ensure that your street food business is equipped to meet demand while staying true to your commitment to sustainability. In this article, Takeaway Times Magazine explores the importance of eco-friendly

Europe’s packaging one-stop shop, H-Pack Packaging has launched a line of products exclusive to fish and chip shops which it expects to appeal to high-end UK chippies that want packaging that stands out, while reflecting the quality of the food it holds. The new ‘Great Taste’ fish ‘n’ chips packaging range includes a series of small, medium, and large, eye-catching paper boxes and small and large

James Snow Talks Going Green - with Industry Experts at Bullseye Food Packaging Going Green is no longer a choice now that the single-use plastic ban in the UK is in force - presenting several challenges for businesses in the fast-food takeaway & street food sector. Whilst the sector is already subject to various regulations, including food safety & hygiene, employment law, staffing and licensing etc., these changes in regulations can potentially impact the way food-to-go

International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics demonstrates its continued focus on the labelling market following the introduction of the mC-Label3 and TSP143IVSK printers, designed to print permanent and repositionable labels, food orders, delivery and takeaway labels for hospitality as well as product labels for retail, healthcare and logistics. Building on the success to date of Star’s labelling solutions for retail and hospitality, the introduction of mC-Label3

The future of the quick serve restaurant industry is “phygital” with mobile connectivity taking central stage Colin Abrey of Nextivity explains some of the reasons why When it comes to customer facing technology, the UK’s hospitality sector (with the exception of MacDonald’s, that is) has historically lagged behind other industries, where take up has been more readily accepted. The advent of COVID-19 and the need to quickly adapt to

In the aftermath of the UK's latest ban on single-use plastics in October 2023, Takeaway Times Magazine has delved deep into the conversation with Alex Prior, Sales & Marketing Director at Bullseye Food Packaging, long-established suppliers of eco-friendly food packaging who can help takeaway operators understand the new legislation.  As street food and fast-food operators stand on the brink of a groundbreaking shift, the evolving landscape beckons them towards a momentous choice in packaging and consumables.

Is AI a blessing or a curse? As we head into the future I'm certain we will find out either way, but in recent years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made significant strides in the food industry. Many businesses, including simple takeaway food outlets, have started to leverage AI to improve their operations and ultimately increase their profits. In this blog post, we'll explore how a

Meadow Vale Foods launches a brand new range of 6 chargrilled chicken lines. The Sizzling Chicken range is the next generation of added value frozen poultry. Featuring 6 new lines of hand cut and boneless chargrilled fillets, thighs and skewers, the Sizzling Range is bursting with flavour and offers the ultimate uncoated chicken option for menus across the food service industry.  The succulent pieces of breast fillet

In response to the huge technological shift in recent years when it comes to dine-in, delivery and takeaway, venues are under pressure to meet ever greater demand for convenience, choice and flexible ordering in an increasingly digital landscape.  In order to thrive in what has become a progressively challenging operating environment, businesses can take advantage of unique and flexible solutions by investing in innovative POS

Coveris supports Simply Lunch's sustainability journey - Leading food-to-go business Simply Lunch launch its eye-catching new Stir Me Up Salad range with vibrant packaging achieving visual appeal.  Through its partnership with Coveris, Simply Lunch’s Stir Me Up Salads deliver significant environmental benefits through its new engaging packaging. Moving to Coveris’ lidded trays, a recyclable solution, Simply Lunch achieve an 85% plastic reduction compared to its previous

Street food businesses are becoming increasingly popular, with more and more people turning to them for quick, convenient, and delicious meals. From food trucks to pop-up stalls, these businesses are popping up in cities around the world, offering a variety of cuisines and flavors. This article takes a look at the trends driving the growth of street food businesses, from the rise of food delivery