News & Features
Staff churn and recruitment is becoming a mounting problem for sandwich bars, fuelled by EU national Brexit concerns and a lack of British applicants for jobs.
Greencore Group recorded revenue of £417.0m in the 13 weeks to 30 December 2016, an increase of 17.1% on the prior year, driven mainly by growth in its food to go business.
A South Staffordshire sandwich bar has been fined after food safety inspectors found areas of the kitchen encrusted with grease and other infringements.
Compass Group UK & Ireland, reckoned to be the UK’s largest food and support services firm, has launched its first bespoke chilled food to go range, ‘Chop Chop’, which includes sandwiches, salads, snack pots, paninis, toasties and fruit pots.
Avian Flu: A guide for labelling 24/02/17
We now understand that some restrictions will be lifted by DEFRA after the 28th February 2017. These restrictions will only be lifted in areas that are not deemed to be high risk and only if bio security measures are in place.
Gabrielle Sander from Enfield and Chris Lanyon of Chapel Café, Cornwall, are the King and Queen of the fish finger sandwich, as their creations beat stiff competition to see them crowned winners of the Public and Professional categories respectively at the inaugural Birds Eye Fish Finger Sandwich Awards.
Extreme weather conditions in continental Europe, from snow to frost and torrential rain, are impacting some supplies of lettuce and other fresh vegetables to the retail and foodservice sectors in the UK and Ireland.
Cranks and M&S have both targeted the fast-growing vegetarian and vegan sector with new ranges.
16th - Management Committee Meeting
Location: Tri-Star, Enfield
6th - Technical Forum Meeting
Location: Allied Mills, Manchester
11th - Sammies – The British Sandwich Industry Awards
Location: Lancaster Hotel, London
14-20th - British Sandwich Week
BSA Futures Conference Presentations
The BSA AGM and Conference focussed on the role of technology in shaping the future of the sandwich and food to go industry.
Seafish Guidance on Tuna
Seafish’s regulation team has recently been made aware of an issue with tuna fish that is potentially being imported into the UK. This is an open letter to all members concerned with the use of Tuna.