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Pizza Hut UK Discuss Driving Customer Experience through Technology

QSR Media spoke with Pizza Hut UK's IT director Keith Frimley to discuss this, and the role IT has to play in customer experience...
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Delivery to grow 17% over next two years: The NPD Group

In the year ending February 2018, there were 673 million deliveries, nearly 6.0% of the total British eat-out or out-of-home (OOH) market...
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“Penny” the Robotic Waitress Is at Your Service!

Penny can manoeuvre between customers and staff, will stop when confronted by hazards and can even carry hot soup ...
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Copenhagen Is Now Officially Home to the Best Street Food Vendor in Europe

Hija de Sanchez, which began life as a Mexican food truck in 2015, was rated the best street food vendor in the whole of Europe...
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Boston Tea Party Become UK’s First Coffee Chain to Ban Disposable Cups

An estimated two billion disposable coffee cups are used in the UK each year, with less than 1% of these actually being recycled...
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Ooh La Pasta reaps the benefits of Greengear LPG generator from Calor

Initially starting out with a petrol generator, Emma found this cumbersome and inefficient, and she wanted a cleaner and easier option...
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How ethical business is changing the world one G&T at a time

The social enterprise sector has rocketed in recent years. Good business is big business, with the sector now contributing £24billion to the UK economy ...
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Social Media - Why is it important for SMEs?

Social Media is frequently utilised as a source of data to spread learning and help in changing individuals' perspectives and conclusions. In this way, in developed nations, online networking is picking...
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Pret A Manger Introduces Branded, Reusable Water Bottles

Customers can buy these bottles and can refill them at filtered water stations located inside the chain’s stores. The insulated bottles, which cost £20, keep drinks cold for...
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Six Tips to Help you Pick the Best Packaging for Street Food

Consumers now expect to see all street vendors using environmentally friendly packaging. And this demand is making even the smallest of vendors take action!...
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Pizza Express Launches New Payment App

Timothy Love, Senior Marketing Manager at PizzaExpress, said: “We are always looking at ways we can improve our customers’ experiences and our new app will do just that...
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Leon Restaurants Strengthens its Vegan Offering

Rubys, the Greenwich patisserie, will be providing Leon restaurants with vegan desserts, including crowd favourites such as their ...
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The Wait for the Bill is Over! Wagamama Embraces Digital Dining

Wagamama claim the app will save diners an average of 12 minutes every meal, seeing as they will not have to ...
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How Has Technology Increased McDonald's' Bottom Line?

By June 2017, Wall Street analysts recorded that McDonalds’ stock was up by 26% YTD, however many other restaurant chains were not rejoicing a stock increase ...
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The Design Trends Making their Mark in 2018

Collaborative environments spread out the financing risk, and that creates a space for creativity....
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V-Tex Set to Launch in the UK

If every retailer could replace their current systems of refrigeration with one that only chilled the drinks that were being sold, rapidly at the time of sale, wouldn’t that be a...
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Street food must embrace technology to succeed in the digital era

Using technology to enhance the growth of street food doesn’t stop with easing burdens on eaters. The correct application of digital tools can also empower street food vendors by affording them ...
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Why coffee automation is no longer considered a dirty word

We asked Jan Adriaens, CEO of Schuilenburg and Belgian engineer behind smart autofoamer Perfect Moose, how he saw this evolution take shape....
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Entrepreneurial twenty-something launches free London magazine exploring its culture and history

Whether visiting for a long weekend or just a day, readers can use the magazine to make informed decisions about the best areas to explore...
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The benefits of having a delivery solution manage your deliveries

Whether restaurants are start-ups or on-going, deliveries can be a lot to deal with if restaurants already have established in-house orders. By using a delivery solution to manage delivery orders, in-house...
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Dunkin Donuts Have Upgraded Their Look for 2018!

Dunkin’ Donuts has opened up a new store in Massachusetts. Inside this 2,200 square foot store you will be welcomed with a more contemporary design alongside some new-age technology!...
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Zizzi and PFF Packing Create New Takeaway Packaging Fit for the Dining Room Table

Zizzi has become one of the first restaurant chains to invest in the takeaway market by launching their new branded takeaway packaging. ...
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Pizza Hut Are the Next Restaurant to Install Mastercard’s App Payment

Pizza Hut customers will be able to pay for their bill by using an app! Mastercard’s “Qkr With Masterpass” mobile payment app will allow customers to order, pay and even split...
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Customers Are on the Hunt for Environmentally Friendly Food Packaging!

Because the food-on-the-go empire has grown so quickly, the need for innovative, and easy-to-use food packaging has skyrocketed. But this growth also faces a dilemma - how the single-use packaging is...
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Expand your delivery business with e-bikes

Generally speaking, electric mopeds or motorcycles are used for long distance transportation, largely because motorcycles have a bigger battery storage. Thanks to battery technology development, the creation of high capacity batteries...
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How to boost sales with digital signage

Designing effective signage for your business involves more than creating an array of logos and pictures. You need to think about how your sign will be perceived, with people always on...
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Street Food Restaurants Are Popping Up Everywhere and Investors Are Noticing!

Where can you find 500 diners chowing down Italian stone-baked pizzas, beef short-rib on toast and salted caramel chocolate brownies? The answer… Mackie Mayor in Manchester! ...
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The Future Is Now: IoT enabled Smart Grills

Andreas Andreou, Product Manager at myGRILL, world first smart grilling appliance manufacturer, has recently shared ways the IoT and smart technologies can benefit companies that operate a commercial kitchen...
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Meet the Heat at first bite.

According to an Attest Survey in July last year, the UK's Food and Drink Industry is a fast-moving market, with £26.5bn spent on takeaways and home deliveries....
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How to make your catering business stand out in 2018!

If you have a movable catering business, you should set aside time at least twice a year to consider popular food trends and trying something new. ...
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Support Your Local Businesses….. & Receive Free Packaging In The Process!

In such a competitive market worth around £22 billion pounds in the UK in 2017, and expected to grow a further 2.6% in 2018, the need to find the correct...
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Competing For Staff - The Reality Facing The Catering Industry After Brexit

Brexit has introduced uncertainty for EU migrant workers, and a substantial fall in the value of sterling to the euro has made sending money back home less attractive. ...
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Burger King owner assigns tech czar to boost business

The chain’s commitment to enhancing its operations is demonstrative of its strong desire to keep up with it’s fiercest rivals, with the likes of Starbucks Corp and Domino’s Pizza Inc both...
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Food-to-go giants pledge to cut sugar levels

The code, designed by a working group from all participating companies, has been reviewed by the British Nutrition Foundation, and concerns a series of commitments centred on cutting sugar and responsible...
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Pizza Hut devises self-driving delivery trucks

Once completed, the vehicle will be electric and fully self-serving. With a low floor and open interior space, it will be able to serve a number of different purposes. The length...
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McDonald’s makes sustainable packaging pact

McDonald’s chief supply chain and sustainability officer said of the changes in a statement: “As the world’s largest restaurant company, we have a responsibility to use our scale for good to...
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Towards Smart Urban Mobility

Walther Ploos van Amstel, Lector City logistics at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, on this subject: “In city logistics, we see a growing amount of small shipments and more just-in-time deliveries, which...
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Mastering The Art Of In-Store Music

We talk to Monta Grinina, Background Music Manager at I Like Music to find out more about what music can do for you, your employees and your business....
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Start-up secures £400k finance for new restaurant

When new-start company Nuala London Ltd needed £400k to transform a City Arts & Music Project into a fresh new restaurant / bar in the heart of London, an alternative finance...
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Big plans brewing for Brew York

Brew York co-founders and beer lovers, Wayne Smith and Lee Grabham, opened what many consider to be York’s most unique venue back in April 2016 and already have 17 employees. They...
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The lowest waste, the biggest growth

The most critical question in the food sector at this point is: are there any alternative containers that offer all these advantages at the same time?...
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Family business processing the way forward in the food industry

In September 2015, as part of its ongoing expansion programme, CK Foods officially announced the opening of their purpose-built £5m state-of-the-art food production facility in West Bowling, Bradford....
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Overcoming a barrier to growth and success: energy bills

Check the customer service record of any energy company you are considering switching to. Ofgem conducts customer satisfaction surveys and monitors complaints received by energy companies. ...
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Appetise is crowdfunding to become the next big online marketplace

Talking about the crowdfunding campaign, Appetise’s CEO, Konstantine Karampatsos said: “With a minimum investment of only £10 through Crowdcube, we believe equity crowdfunding is a great way to involve our customers...
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The rise of non-alcoholic beverages

Considered one of Germany’s finest beers, Rothaus is appreciated by an ever-increasing number of connoisseurs around the world. In an age of high output mass production, Rothaus maintains tradition in the...
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Get your food to your customers faster

John’s of Romford is a traditional family-run business with 50 years’ experience in the motorcycle and scooter industry. Over five decades we’ve seen first-hand the need to deliver products and services...
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NEW EPoS Solution by Gryphen POS Solutions - why should small businesses invest in an Epos system?

January 2018 sees the Gryphen POS Solutions team launch their Small Business Solution “POSCoreSBS” specifically to address this challenge, providing the core benefits that small businesses benefit from in a ...
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Odema Ltd receive prestigious award from McDonalds Restaurants

Odema has been preferred installation company status for MCDonalds since 2006. Since that time Odema have refurbished over 1000 restaurants and a particular highlight was the installation of the four main...
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Food waste in the UK

Food is lost or wasted at every stage in the food supply chain, and can happen for several reasons. Food waste occurs when safe, nutritious food fit for human consumption is...
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Latest innovations to consider when choosing an EPOS system

Your customers expect to be able to order online and this is now an essential for any food delivery business. But not all online ordering systems are created equal...
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BIOPAC’S STATEMENT ON PLASTICS AND OCEAN WASTE

Biopac offers their thoughts on the ongoing issues with disposables and plastics. ...
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One of Britain’s best street-food start-ups branches out

Humpit has managed to tap into the rapidly-growing vegan food market. According to the animal protection group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), one in five people aged between...
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Take Eat Away to launch new food delivery bag at Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo

Our products are continually evolving as we develop new features based on our customer requirements. Our friendly team are here to help your business grow and we can provide a bespoke...
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Subway Launch Their First Augmented Reality Advertisement

Their ad could be seen at London’s King’s Cross Mainland Station, and began with live mirror footage imagery of the station. This image then slowly fades away, and transforms into...
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St Peter's Brewery Launches World's First Organic Zero Alcohol Beer

Brewed in exactly the same way as a normal beer, just without the alcohol, Without Organic is a delicious, rich and full-bodied beer that is perfect for lager and ale drinkers. ...
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Easy Steps to Help Your Company Succeed in the AI Business World

AI has transformed into a lucrative market for the business world. According to recent reports, it is predicted that the AI industry will be worth over ...
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Top Tips for QSR’s looking to purchase environmentally friendly packaging

Don’t forget when sourcing packaging that any benefits to the environment are also joined by a public appetite for eco-conscious, caring packaging and practices. Multiple studies have shown that consumers actively...
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Britain's best takeaway has officially been crowned

Following its launch of the world’s hottest curry, which firmly put the curry house on the map, Limed Pickle has enjoyed its fair share of success over the past few years ...
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The “Pizza-Checker”: Domino’s High-Tech Solution for the Perfect Pizza

The “Pizza Checker” has multiple functions; it can distinguish different types of pizza, and can also check if the pizza is at the correct temperature. The camera will be installed just...
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Core Printing Launches its New Online Store

Delivering a whole swathe of luxury promotional marketing material for Mount Anvil, Core Printing has helped them...
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SPOONFED ADDS ‘GROUP ORDERING’ UNLOCKING CORPORATE CATERING MARKETS

Caterers are set to boost revenues and efficiency with the latest update to Spoonfed’s global catering management software....
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The Top Three Trends Shaping the Quick-Service Restaurants Market

Quick-service restaurants are now using technology to be able to reach a higher ...
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$10 million Could be Yours... if You Prove You’re Worthy of Investment

Meyer has made clear what his dream investment would be. He said it would be a business which has ...
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The Key to Restaurant Delivery Excellence

Restaurant deliveries can become financially viable by combining technology with...
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Join the Click-EAT revolution

The software developed is unique and gives restaurants full control of...
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Ingenious Insurance Solutions

When it comes to designing an insurance solution that is intelligently prepared, there are three key principles ...
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British Takeaway Campaign - Spearheaded by Just Eat

Takeaway sector unites to call on new government to back £9.4 billion industry that employs over 230,000. Spearheaded by Just Eat, British Takeaway Campaign urges action on skills, immigration and business...
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Blanco Nino Authentic Corn Tortillas

We are delighted to offer our customers, authentic Mexican dishes made with...
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Greggs set to launch drive-thru service in the UK

The company’s aim to keep up with its customers' growing demands has resulted in...
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Pizza Hut unveils new delivery tech

Pizza Hut has recently confirmed that it plans to not only ...
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Tossed sees success after going cashless

The business, which was founded in Paddington in 2005, saw turnover increase by...
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How to crowdfund your way to success

Following a hugely positive review from Marina O’Loughlin in the Guardian, Usher set his sights on...
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Quick, easy and hassle-free with Calor LPG

Snack and street food businesses looking for a quick and easy fuel solution can check out the latest LPG generators from Calor at this year’s Street Food Live exhibition ...
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Hospitality and Tourism Technology Solutions

MAG Hospitality provide world-class technology solutions as well as excellent customer support and services for the global tourism industry ...
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Is Biodegradable Foodware A Hoax?

Foodware that claim to be ‘biodegradable’ must be in conformance with standards that are independently assessed by a third party, i.e. a certification body. Biodegradable Foodware ISN’T A HOAX if the...
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IceBox Rental Gears Up for National Expansion

Have you ever wished that you could place all your temporary additional refrigeration requirements in the hands of one supplier rather than searching the internet to find a supplier willing and...
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Liquidline Makes Coolest Coffee Trend Available to Businesses

For businesses looking to other something different to a regular iced coffee for their customers,...
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Is Hipster Food Going Out of Fashion?

Bookatable found that the most popular restaurants that were booked via the platform, in the last quarter, where most often the ones which...
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5 Ways to Cause a Stir with Your Coffee

Coffee market analyst, Allegra Strategies has since predicted that...
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The Sportsman is Named Restaurant of the Year Once Again

Other big winners on the night included...
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