By Lynx on 15th March 2019

It sometimes takes a high-profile event to push a topic to the top of the news agenda, and that’s certainly what happened when the ‘Blue Planet’ TV series showed shocking footage of the impact of plastic waste on the seas. More than a year on the impact is still being felt, with many operators in […]

By Lynx on 11th March 2019

Operators need to look beyond Brexit and focus on the opportunities that a sustainable approach to business offers, believes buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. “In the current market, it can feel like a challenge to try and focus past the potential for supply chain disruption over the coming months, and onto the long term,” says Lynx […]

By Lynx on 28th January 2019

  Keeping up with changing consumer tastes is one of the biggest challenges when it comes to menu planning,Here’s some thoughts on what the year ahead holds, as well as some ideas for meeting consumer expectations while maintaining profits. Plant-based: The biggest trend of 2018 won’t be going away any time soon. Many more consumers […]

By Lynx on 12th December 2018

No one operating a catering or foodservice business will need reminding that 2019 has some challenges in prospect when it comes to business planning. However, with so much focus on the potential for Brexit to cause disruption, operators should also to bear in mind that there are some quite fundamental changes underway at the sharpest […]

By Lynx on 26th October 2018

The news that restaurant delivery company Deliveroo is making major changes to the way allergen content is shown on the menus it displays should probably come as no surprise to operators. The issue moved back to the top of the news agenda during and after the inquest into the tragic death of student Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, […]

By Lynx on 10th September 2018

The UK’s energy regulator, Ofgem, announced recently that a trial aimed at making it much easier for consumers to switch energy suppliers in order to get the best tariff had been successful. It probably comes as no surprise that anything that makes it more straightforward to negotiate the multiple pricing structures on offer would be […]