10 Mar 2014
June 2014 will welcome the arrival of Heston Blumenthal’s The Perfectionists’ Café at Heathrow’s newly redeveloped Terminal 2 – The Queen’s Terminal.
The concept and menu of this latest venture from the multi-award winning chef have been under development for the past year and a half with Heston and his team, led by Group Executive Head Chef Ashley Palmer-Watts and Head Chef Julian O’Neill, observing the specific unique requirements and needs of guests in an airport terminal.
08 Mar 2014
Casual Dining – one of the year’s most hotly-anticipated trade event launches – proved a big hit with buyers last week. The two day show, which opened at the Business Design Centre in London on 26-27 February, attracted 3,655 attendees (excluding revisits) from across the casual dining sector.
Combining a bustling central trade exhibition with a packed programme of standing-room only Keynotes, Casual Dining delivered on its promise to be the dedicated event that this dynamic sector had been waiting for. Offering established and new casual dining operators the opportunity to meet up with existing and potential suppliers, to network, discover new products, and keep up with changing market trends, Casual Dining was hailed as a significant and overwhelming success by its organiser, Diversified Communications UK. More importantly, feedback from across the show floor has been full of praise for the launch.
07 Mar 2014
Sin-Free Sugar by UBB™, the unique calorie free all natural sweetener, successfully introduced last year in Southern California, announces its availability and national product launch at the Natural Products Expo West Show this week.
06 Mar 2014
The Oscar Mayerbrand is breaking new ground with the first-ever iOS device that allows early risers to wake up to the delightful smell of bacon without lifting a frying pan. The device, aptly named Wake Up & Smell the Bacon, syncs with theOscar MayerWake Up & Smell the Bacon iPhone application to emit the scent and sound of sizzling bacon when the rooster crows.
05 Mar 2014
Continuing to grow its family of delicious, functional beverages, KeVita® Sparkling Probiotic Drink, recently named one of the 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands by Forbes, is proud to announce the launch of three new flavours: Blueberry Cherry, Tangerine, and Hibiscus Berry Daily Cleanse™
03 Mar 2014
SodaStream International, Ltd., the leading manufacturer of home beverage carbonation systems, today announced a strategic agreement with Sunny Delight Beverages Co., a leading producer of juice-based drinks, to co-develop SunnyD Tangy Original Orange, Orange-Strawberry and other flavours exclusively for the SodaStream home beverage carbonation system.
27 Feb 2014
Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Latin America's largest restaurant chain and the world's largest McDonald's franchisee, is building World Cup excitement and launching the first of many in-store promotions aimed at soccer fans of all ages: "Champion" glasses commemorating the five World Cups won by host country Brazil.
25 Feb 2014
Art14 London - the second year of the capital’s global art fair - this year hosts four chefs who
represent some of the ways in which London now reigns in the world of restaurants. Each chef will oversee the food for one of the four days of the Fair.
Curated by Fay Maschler, restaurant critic of the London Evening Standard, the cooking styles crystallised are Venetian cicheti, Asian synthesis, evolved Classicism and proud British. Here is a unique opportunity for visitors to Art14 London to get a bite – or indeed three courses – of the sort of cooking that gets London chattering. The chefs taking part all attach importance to art and have invested in significant collections for their restaurants.
23 Feb 2014
Recipe and coupon social network Just A Pinch Recipes reports that the website experienced unprecedented growth in 2013. Recent metrics show Just A Pinch monthly unique visitors grew to over 10 million by December 2013. That equates to a 400% increase in unique visitors from the 2.5 monthly unique visitor average in January 2013.
20 Feb 2014
Having sold out of all exhibition space last week, Casual Dining organiser Diversified Communications UK says its new trade event for the casual dining sector is well on track to being its most successful launch ever.
18 Feb 2014
Guess what scored a fashion hit this weekend at London Fashion Week? Besides the evening gowns and casual wear, it was the premium water SNO™ designed by Eyjafjallajokull, a 20,000-year-old Icelandic glacier.
17 Feb 2014
Spain’s newest three Michelin starred chef, David Muñoz, brings acclaimed restaurant StreetXo to the heart of Mayfair, London.This will be the celebrated maverick chef’s first restaurant outside of Spain and a return to London, the city that inspired his cooking style. His unique representation of street food is an evolution of his travels from the exciting London restaurant scene to South East Asia and everywhere in between. In June 2014, Muñoz will bring his unique energy back to the city where it all started.
14 Feb 2014
Luxury cocoa grower and chocolatier Hotel Chocolat unveils a richly woven tapestry of stories in their stunning 2014 Valentine’s collection. With a nod to the Surrealist movement, the range features a melting heart created from two faces which are in turn made up of images including a rose, a bird, a swan and a river.
12 Feb 2014
Creator and founder Rainer Becker fashioned Roka Mayfair to be a relaxed yet elegant dining destination. Located on North Audley Street, between Marble Arch and Bond Street, Roka will bring its unique style of contemporary Japanese Robatayaki cuisine and its sophisticated urban design to this exclusive London neighbourhood.
09 Feb 2014
Leading domestic black caviar producer Black Diamond Caviar recently increased its luxury options with the addition of two new products, Kaluga Schrenckii and a Connoisseur Sampler, to its caviar online store.
06 Feb 2014
Inspired by the signature blends and flavours available at its world famous doughnut and coffee shops, Krispy Kreme's great tasting iced coffees are coming to consumers in new ready-to-drink bottles. Starting February 10th, ready-to-drink varieties of Krispy Kreme® Original Glazed Iced Coffee and Krispy Kreme Mocha Iced Coffee will be available at over 900 Walmart locations throughout the United States.
03 Feb 2014
Pertinacity is a calorie counting iPhone app. It replaces a calorie database with a simple calorie proxy and presents an attractive interface for tracking and limiting consumption. The app requires no sign-on or setup, further simplifying use. The goal is to make daily use of the app so trivial that users keep counting calories indefinitely and create a lasting impact on their weight.
30 Jan 2014
Dhruv Baker, winner of Masterchef 2010, is known for his unique amalgamation of European cuisine with Asian spicy flavours of the East, influenced from his upbringing in India. On Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th February from 7pm onwards, he will be a guest in the kitchen of The Jam Tree in Clapham cooking up his unique style for the guests.
27 Jan 2014
Entenmann's Bakery, part of Bimbo Bakeries USA have created a delicious Valentine's Day Sweet Edible Bouquet for you to make for your loved one this Valentines Day.
23 Jan 2014
Reverend JW Simpson, Fitzrovia’s famous cocktail expert, has been praising and preaching about some of the world’s oldest and long forgotten spirits in its series of cocktail master classes known as Spirited Sermons.
Having launched last year with Mead and Sherry master classes, Spirited Sermons continues to educate and inspire London’s cocktail enthusiasts and aficionados in 2014 on those ingredients that are rare and unused, forgotten and overlooked.
20 Jan 2014
Smart snackers rejoice! ips All Natural, the innovative company behind the world's first chip made with egg white protein, have debut a larger three-ounce bag in its four signature flavours—Barbeque, Sea Salt & Black Pepper, Aged White Cheddar and Cinnamon— at the Winter Fancy Food Show (booth #1675) in San Francisco, Calif., January 19-21.
16 Jan 2014
The James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced a new partnership with the Clinton Foundation to launch America Cooks with Chefs: The 800 Calorie Challenge, an innovative cooking competition that focuses on healthy eating and nutrition for American home cooks. This collaborative program is being facilitated by managing partner Palisades Media Ventures (PMV) in a creative effort to tackle rising obesity rates and nutrition-induced illnesses on a national scale.
13 Jan 2014
Countless high-tech products are conceived each year, but only a small number can be converted into real practical products for the people, and the field of kitchen appliances is no exception. Modern people are busy, mostly choosing fast food, which is convenient, but at the cost of health and family interests. This time at CES, Bens Electric unveiled its newly developed Cloud intelligent cooking appliance, "cPot", which is the result of more than 390 days and nights of researching, organically integrating cloud technology with kitchen appliances, presenting an effective solution for modern cooking problems, bringing new concepts to future kitchen life.
10 Jan 2014
American wine writer Alder Yarrow has announced the success of his Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to self-publish a unique book of photographs and essays about wine entitled The Essence of Wine: Celebrating the Delights of the Palate.
The highly subscribed crowdfunding campaign raised 134% of its target amount, and generated buzz across many social media channels. "I'm thrilled with the results," said Yarrow. "It's great to see people respond to a new way of exploring the amazing world of wine."
09 Jan 2014
The New England Confectionery Company announced today the launch of its new Sweethearts® candy packaging and its "Color Your Own" contest for children in celebration of Valentine's Day. NECCO, the maker of Sweethearts Conversation Hearts, developed a new, black and white matte Sweethearts "Color Your Own" packaging to invoke kids' creativity. The crayon and marker-friendly candy boxes provide a canvas for kids to create a personalized gift – and the designs can be entered in the "Color Your Own" contest, that runs through to March 1, 2014.