Flogas launches carbon offsetting solution for hospitality

Flogas launches carbon offsetting solution for hospitality

Amidst increased pressure on the commercial sector to take more responsibility for their carbon footprint by driving down carbon emissions, Flogas has launched a carbon offsetting solution for its commercial customers. It will allow them to offset 100% of their own carbon emissions by providing critical support for projects directly... View Article

Taste and Tour adds three new ‘off the eaten track’ tours

Taste and Tour adds three new ‘off the eaten track’ tours

Award-winning food and drink experience company Taste and Tour has increased its Belfast-based offering to include three additional tours. Recently awarded the title of Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction from Tourism NI and Belfast City Airport, the company has welcomed over 15,000 guests from across the world, supporting Belfast’s... View Article

What’s cooking at IFEX 2020

What’s cooking at IFEX 2020

IFEX, Northern Ireland’s premier foodservice, hospitality, and retail event, returns to the TEC, Belfast from Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th March 2020. With upwards of 7,000 visitors expected to attend, it’s one of the most eagerly anticipated industry events of the year. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, registration for the three-day... View Article

City Picnic re-launches following £500,000 investment

City Picnic re-launches following £500,000 investment

Popular Belfast eatery City Picnic has reopened its doors on December 4 after a £500,000 investment, creating 35 new jobs in the process. As the last City Centre tenant to reopen following the Primark Bank Buildings fire, City Picnic has undergone a major revamp and menu refresh since its closure... View Article

UU Academy restaurant wins prestigious Grub Club award

UU Academy restaurant wins prestigious Grub Club award

The Academy, Ulster University’s training restaurant, has been named Grub Club Restaurant of the Year for 2018/19. Established over 40 years ago, the Grub Club is an exclusive private dining club, and past winners of its Restaurant of the Year have included The Merchant Great Room, Deane’s, Shanks, James Street... View Article

Festive food & drink returns to Hillsborough on December 13

Festive food & drink returns to Hillsborough on December 13

The ‘most wonderful time of the year’ is fast approaching and in celebration, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has announced the return of the Hillsborough Christmas Market after its great success last year. It will once again be set up along the historic Dark Walk at Hillsborough Fort and will... View Article

Hellmann’s Vegan Mayo. Great taste, no compromise.

Hellmann’s Vegan Mayo. Great taste, no compromise.

Veganism is a big and growing business out of home. Whether strict or flexitarian, the rise in Irish consumers looking to reduce their meat intake and adopt vegetarian or vegan lifestyles is unstoppable. 8% of Irish consumers follow a meat-free diet* and the number of vegetarians has risen 10% in... View Article

Ann’s Pantry lifts Best Irish Wheaten at World Bread Awards

Ann’s Pantry lifts Best Irish Wheaten at World Bread Awards

Irish Oven Wheaten (sugar free) made by John Agnew of Ann’s Pantry, Larne has triumphed in the Irish Wheaten Loaf category at the World Bread Awards. Stars of the bread-baking world gathered together at St John’s Church, Hyde Park, London on October 15 for the Tiptree World Bread Awards with... View Article

Hospitality Exchange to kick off with Food for Thought

Hospitality Exchange to kick off with Food for Thought

Top chef Theo Randall, TV commentator Chris Bavin and Cornell Professor Rob Kwortnik are set to speak on the first day of Hospitality Exchange – Tuesday, October 15. Held over October 15-16 at the Crowne Plaza Belfast, the industry conference and exhibition is organised by the Northern Ireland Hotels Federation.... View Article

Belfast restaurant The Muddler’s Club wins prestigious Michelin star

Belfast restaurant The Muddler’s Club wins prestigious Michelin star

Belfast eatery The Muddler’s Club has become the third Northern Ireland restaurant to receive a Michelin star. Led by head chef Gareth McCaughey, it joins Ox and Deanes Eipic in the city in being awarded the prestigious honour for excellence in dining. The winners were unveiled at special launch event... View Article