Will Hawkes

Reporter

Business

How Brexit, Covid-19 and the Suez Canal blockage are affecting supplies, from produce to equipment and even staff

29 April 2021 by

Bookings are flying for those operations that have reopened, but as consumer demand becomes less of a concern, focus has shifted to supply.

Products

Meat matters: the latest trends in meat and poultry

09 April 2021 by

It seems that absence makes the heart grow fonder when it comes to finding a decent steak, and restaurant closures have done nothing to sate the hunger of consumers for quality protein.

Pints and pies: traditional pub food goes vegan Products

Pints and pies: traditional pub food goes vegan

14 August 2020 by

Pub food is going through a transformation, with veganism and healthier options on the menu, yet[...]

Drink big: How to lure wary customers back in with breakfast beverages Products

Drink big: How to lure wary customers back in with breakfast beverages

07 August 2020 by

Breakfast beverages present the perfect opportunity to get customers back through the doors and kickstart your[...]

How to harness recent enthusiasm for sourdough into bread and pâtisserie fit for your discerning customers Products

How to harness recent enthusiasm for sourdough into bread and pâtisserie fit for your discerning customers

31 July 2020 by

Everyone’s a sourdough expert these days, and it seems home-based baking has awakened an appetite for[...]

Products

Heat wave: The chilli sauces that are heating up the market

20 March 2020 by

Ketchup, brown sauce and mayo had better watch out – hot sauce is fast becoming the[...]

Savour the moment: sweet and savoury desserts Food & Drink

Savour the moment: sweet and savoury desserts

15 November 2019

Desserts that straddle the line between sweet and savoury are riding high in the trend stakes and make for a memorable meal. Will Hawkes takes a look at these along with some more traditional offerings

Sauces with sizzle Products

Sauces with sizzle

04 October 2019

Whether it’s Japanese miso, Chinese soy or Thai curry, Asian flavours are perennially popular with diners, and there’s a host of readymade sauces and spices for chefs to recreate authentic dishes

Spice world: jerk chicken, frickles and cheat's chilli Products

Spice world: jerk chicken, frickles and cheat's chilli

13 September 2019 by

It’s lunchtime in Deptford and there’s a sizeable crowd enjoying the summer warmth outside Mama’s Jerk.[...]

On the rise: the latest bread offerings Food & Drink

On the rise: the latest bread offerings

23 August 2019 by

On the rise Bread is a staple with a lot to offer and varieties are growing[...]

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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