By Lynx on 1st June 2015

According to a recent survey by hospitality research specialists CGA Peach*, three-quarters of the UK population ate out at least once during May, compared to 57% ordering a take away meal to eat at home. This is of course good news for restaurants, bars and pubs as a further sign that consumers are feeling more […]

By Lynx on 21st April 2015

By John Pinder, managing director, Lynx Purchasing “According to a recent survey by guest experience experts Hospitality GEM, 86% of diners want to see more frequent menu changes, with two-thirds expecting pubs and restaurants to introduce new dishes at least once a quarter, in line with the change from one season to the next. “Change […]

By Lynx on 27th March 2015

There’s always plenty of buzz in the industry about how vibrant the London market is – busy pubs right through the week, long queues for restaurants and a seemingly endless choice of new flavours and food styles. So, in the interests of balance, it’s always great to see activity thriving outside the capital, and that […]

By Lynx on 12th November 2014

There hasn’t been a lot of good news for the food service sector over recent years, so the latest Eating Out-Look, from Horizons and JRA, brings welcome cheer.  According to the report, based on a survey of 300 hospitality operators, more than two-thirds of them saw revenues increase during 2014 compared to 2013.  Around one […]

By Lynx on 27th October 2014

Lynx Purchasing director Howard Pearson reflects on the company’s support for a growing number of care homes, ahead of the Care Show at the NEC Birmingham on 4th and 5th November. Lynx will be offering a free invoice audit to any care home operator who visits them on Stand A55. Care for the elderly is rarely out […]

By Lynx on 26th September 2014

What is it that visitors to Britain want to do most? Tourists surveys show that, alongside visiting the Tower of London and seeing the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, very close  to the top of the list for many is visiting a ‘proper’ British pub and eating a traditional dish such as fish […]