By Lynx on 6th August 2019

The traditional Full Monty breakfast – whether it’s billed on the menu as a Full English, Scottish, Welsh or Irish  – remains an essential part of the menu for almost every catering and foodservice business that targets trade at the start of the day. However, menu trends are broadening, and it makes sense for operators […]

By Lynx on 27th June 2019

There is clearly plenty going on in the meat-free menu market. Media stories in just the past few weeks have told us that: Sandwich chain Pret a Manger will use the acquisition of its smaller rival Eat to speed up the roll-out of its Veggie Pret format; Fast food chain KFC sold out of initial […]

By Lynx on 1st May 2019

If not quite at home, then the kitchen of every catering and hospitality business is definitely the place to start when it comes to implementing good sustainability practice. There’s very little point in working with suppliers to responsibly source food and drink if it ultimately ends up in the bin. This issue remains a challenge […]

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 […]