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Top chains sign up to Lunch! as it prepares to make ExCel debut

Top chains sign up to Lunch! as it prepares to make ExCel debut

A collection of the UK’s biggest food-to-go specialists are among those set to visit London’s Lunch! show later this month. Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S Food, Pret A Manger, Greggs, Costa Coffee, Caffe Nero, Co-op, WH Smith, Waitrose, Starbucks, EAT., LEON, McDonald’s, and Compass Group will all be sending representatives as the show celebrates its tenth anniversary. Lunch!, which

Roger Whiteside, CEO

BREAKING NEWS: Greggs scales down refurb projects for next two years

Greggs revealed today that it is entering a period where a lower number of shop refurbishments are due, but said it would return to the “more recent run-rate” of 200-plus shop refits a year from 2020. Boss Roger Whiteside said the slowdown was in line with its “normal” shop refurbishment cycle and reflected the level


Gregg’s boss sets sights on digital transformation with click-and-collect optimisation

Gregg’s boss Roger Whiteside has said that the company is expanding its digital presence and has plans for mobile ordering. Bakery chain Gregg’s says it plans to introduce a mobile-based click-and-collect service with hopes of branching out further to offer delivery. CEO Roger Whiteside told Marketing Week: “The question is still how to make money

Lunch! show

Greggs and EAT CEOs to share thoughts on market at industry show

The CEOs of Greggs and EAT are the latest names to have been announced as part of the lunch! 2017 line-up. For the 10th anniversary show, there will be exclusive keynotes with Roger Whiteside, CEO of bakery and food-to-go giant Greggs, and Andrew Walker, chief executive of EAT. Walker, who will host an opening day

Turbochef Sota

Turbochef sales boosted by Greggs and Starbucks roll-outs

Middleby UK is enjoying a spike in Turbochef Sota sales following roll-outs by some of the UK’s top grab-and-go chains and modifications to the oven’s power supply designed to make them accessible to more of the market. The company, which is exhibiting at the Commercial Kitchen show next month, cites the high-speed oven as one

Chow Asian Kitchen, Moto

Moto to spend £14m refreshing food and beverage facilities

Motorway service giant Moto is planning a major overhaul of foodservice facilities across its sites. Nearly 20 of its sites – almost half of its entire estate – will be getting new additions before the end of the summer as it seeks to bring the best high street brands to the motorway network. Moto is