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British Gin Sales Boosted By Exports


The latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs show that British gin sales abroad, in 2018, were worth £612 million – up 15% on the previous year. In 2016 export sales of the juniper-based spirit broke the half a billion-pound ...

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Brexit Food Safety Checkmate

Without a proper plan in place Brexit will bring disaster for food safety and security, whatever measures the government takes, experts have warned. Industry figures have recently come forward voicing their concerns over potential food shortages. The UK doesn’t produce ...

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UKHospitality Welcomes CMA Action On Booking Sites


The announcement by the Competition and Markets Authority of enforcement action on online booking companies will provide greater transparency for customers, says UKHospitality. Making search result ranking criteria clearer, reducing pressure selling tactics, ensuring that only applicable discounts are displayed, ...

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Levy Consultation Ludicrous, Says UKHospitality


UKHospitality has criticised Redbridge Council’s decision to consult on the introduction of a late-night levy. UKHospitality Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: “It is ridiculous that we are still having a conversation about the non-existent merits of the late-night levy and ...

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Zest Quest Asia-Aiming High

It certainly was a night to remember at the sixth Zest Quest Asia Gala Dinner and Awards Night at the Hilton London Heathrow Airport earlier this month. The awards, founded by celebrated chefs Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala in collaboration with ...

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