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BHA responds to kitchen debate over safe prep of ‘pink’ burgers

BHA responds to kitchen debate over safe prep of ‘pink’ burgers

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has outlined its views in response to the Food Standards Agency’s draft guidelines for the safe production of beef burgers by commercial kitchens. As revealed by FEJ last week, the growing popularity of burgers served pink has led to the FSA issuing a draft document recommending the steps for their

UK’s biggest pub chain admits it’s time to “align more closely” with peers

The UK’s largest pub retailer, Greene King, will become a member of the British Hospitality Association, it confirmed yesterday. The company, which operates more than 3,000 sites in the UK, said its £800m takeover of rival pub group Spirit had played a part in the decision to join the association. Rooney Anand, CEO of Greene

Contract caterers generate revenues of £84 billion

A new study into the contract catering market has revealed that foodservice management companies now serve more than four million customers every day, representing sales of almost £84 billion. The value of the market, which is equivalent to more than 42% of total consumer expenditure on food, drink and catering in the UK, was revealed

Podcasts offer secrets to energy efficient kitchens

The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) is launching a special series of carbon management podcasts that provide operators with a best practice guide to energy efficient kitchens. Developed jointly with CEDA, the FCSI and DECC, the podcasts are designed as training tools for the hospitality market. The first three cover refrigeration, dishwashers and cooking equipment,

Government launches inquiry into hospitality apprenticeships

Operators have their chance to put their views on hospitality industry apprenticeships and skills development before the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Visitor Economy (APPG). The APPG has launched an inquiry, co-chaired by Nigel Huddleston MP for Mid Worcestershire and Margaret Ritchie MP for South Down which met for the first time this week, has

Hospitality chief brands tube strike a ‘nightmare’ for industry

The head of the British Hospitality Association has branded today’s tube strikes a “real nightmare” for restaurant and food businesses. Industrial strike action by tube bosses over plans for a night service has led to the closure of underground stations today and the move is expected to hit the hospitality sector hard. When similar action