The Fabulous Group are delighted to be exhibiting at The Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo 2017

The Fabulous Group are a Financial Management and Business Advisory service, utilising the latest in cloud technology and tools to provide a fully integrated and managed solution to leisure & hospitality businesses. ...
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Mobile Payment Means Millions of New Customers

As more consumers accept and appreciate direct carrier billing, merchants need to make some necessary changes if they want to capitalise on this payment method's potential and its rise in popularity....
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The Importance of Having a Highly Available, Highly Secure Technology Platform That Can Easily Scale

Underpinning each area of your operations and an element that has the potential to make or break whether your customers have that great experience and remain loyal is your chosen technology....
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Finance Solutions for Restaurants

Small businesses across the UK are struggling to secure the funding they need to grow. Fortunately, new, online lenders such as Merchant Money have stepped in, providing SMEs with easy-access finance...
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TripAdvisor Partners Up with Grubhub to Offer Restaurant Delivery Service

Their latest venture further demonstrates how TripAdvisor continues to enable travelers and locals to find their perfect meal...
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Amazon is Allegedly Using a Simulated Dog to Test its Delivery Drones

Amazon’s plan to implement drone deliveries, formally known as Amazon Prime Air, was first announced back in December 2013, by its founder Jeff Bezos...
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The Pros and Cons of Cloud Technology for Restaurants

It’s important that the POS supplies information in reports that are tailored to meet the specific needs of each respective restaurant, such as: ...
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How the Foodservice Industry Can Utilize Technology to Maximise ROI

Gary Meehan, CEO of QiCode, a communication gateway for managing product information, has recently shared how information technology can serve to help the foodservice industry...
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World’s First 24-Hour Vegan Drive-Thru Opens in London

Not to be out done by Pret a Manger’s recent foray into the Vegan market......
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Nutrition Information on Menus is Popular with Customers in a Variety of Catering Outlets

With rising levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes consumers who eat out are expressing a desire to know more about the nutrition in their meals....
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Choice of Packaging – More than just a Container

The waste problem has often been laid at the door of packaging but at the same time packaging (especially food packaging), has been viewed as playing a crucial role. ...
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Just Eat and Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo Form Perfect Partnership

The Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo is absolutely delighted to announce that Just Eat , the leading global marketplace for online food delivery, is to become the exhibition's long-term partner. ...
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5loyalty Client Friska Expands Mobile App with New Click and Collect Functionality

Bristol-based 5loyalty client, Friska has expanded its mobile app functionality by offering the restaurant’s customers the ability to click and collect their food order through their smartphone before they’ve arrived at...
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Bar + Block Steakhouse Win Big at Menu Innovation and Development Awards

The awards, now in its 8th year, was held at London’s Cumberland hotel and was founded in order to celebrate the creative talents of menu development managers and group executive chefs...
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Hot Off The Press: New Ventures April 2017

Lucy Pedder and Natasha Cooke, dynamic duo and founders of the catering events company, The Cooking Collective, are set to open this quirky new offering in Flat Iron Square, under Seven...
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UK Food Industry is in Favour of Sugar Reduction Target

“The new government recommendation to reduce our intake of free sugars… is very challenging and action across all sectors, including out-of-home food outlets, is going to be key to any success....
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Finnish Packager Launches High Tech Heat Sensitive Cup

Huhtamaki have explained the reasoning behind the concept, stating that it had the potential to make good use of food-to-go packaging, as customers can actively interact with their cup whilst they...
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Ford plan to take home delivery to the next level

Ford have big plans to take home- delivery to a whole new level by launching their ‘auto delivery’ concept; autonomous vehicles and drones could work simultaneously to take care of your...
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Gareth Bale to open Elevens Bar & Grill

Gareth Bale, the famously loved Wales and Real Madrid footballer, has set his goal of joining forces with Brains Brewery to open a new sports bar. ...
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McDonald's Unveils it’s plan for the future

McDonald’s present their long-term growth plan that will revolve around convenience and technology in an attempt to draw in customers from competing quick service restaurants. ...
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Food & Drink Businesses: Innovation makes the difference!

Innovation is more important than ever for F&B Businesses to differentiate themselves amongst competition. In fact, in this day and age, there is a need for a constant updating, just to...
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Firezza: The most Innovative Pizza company with Edin Basic

A catch up with Edin Basic at last year's Takeaway Expo. We can't wait for him to speak again this year! ...
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Grow your business using the power of mobile

If orange is the new black then mobile is the new online for ordering. If you want to grow in a highly competitive landscape you need to be mobile friendly....
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Serve up some new restaurant tech this Spring

Find out how introducing new restaurant tech can help you get the best out of your staff...
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Why Are Cyber Criminals Targeting the Hospitality Sector?

Over the past five years, hospitality data breaches have surged. We explore the reasons why cyber criminals are targeting the hospitality sector. ...
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Packaging Guilt

Packaging is excessive and does create a huge amount of waste. The recent reports of declining recycling rates in the UK compound the problem of packaging further. ...
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Jesu Sebastian’s BBQ and Umbrella Stand

Engineered for business. Using only the finest, high-quality materials to create this unique, stylish and multifunctional product. This design is simple and functional since it can conveniently store any type of...
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Shake Shack’s New Victoria Nova Site Welcomes Collaboration with Mast Chocolate

The collaboration also extends further down the menu, as the new opening sees the inclusion of Mast’s bean-to-bar chocolates in two new and exclusive offerings. Customers to the Victoria Nova branch...
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Healthy Fast Food Group Leon Set to Launch Theatrical New London Restaurant

To secure a place in the restaurant’s line up each member of the talented staff had to audition in front of an esteemed panel of industry experts, such as the likes...
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Japanese Restaurant Group K10 Launches Its First Takeaway in London

The Company has gone from strength to strength since it was founded in 1999 by Christopher Kemper, former development director of YO! Sushi, with three successful restaurants already driving in the...
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Street food restaurant on a budget

You don’t need to splash the cash to start a thriving street-food pop up. Miranda Roberts and Stefan Buschbeck are a living success story starting mobile stall Shrimpy back in 2013,...
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Powering businesses like yours since 1987

We’ve been supplying thousands of takeaways, restaurants and other businesses across the UK for 30 years. We’re delighted to be sponsoring this expo to meet many of our current customers and...
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Introducing HeyMenu at The Takeaway and Restaurant Innovation Expo 2017

HeyMenu connects takeaway restaurants and consumers via an easy to use and tailored website and app. The company’s proposition is to provide up to 90% lower costs ...
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Need a handyman for your hospitality business?

The Hospitality industry is one of the most competitive sectors in the UK and we all know that running a successful business in this area is no easy task. One vital...
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Be in Business for yourself, not by yourself

There has been significant growth in the past 30 years in the restaurant and takeaway market. For many consumers, dining out at a café or restaurant is no longer just an...
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The Photo Booth Your Venue Has Been Waiting For.

Data collection is boring, you know that. Here at Plixal, we don’t think it should be. ...
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Costa Opens UK's First 'Zero Energy' Coffee Shop

A environmentally-friendly building design and packed with innovative energy saving tech, Costa's Eco Pod is the UK's first ‘zero energy’ coffee shop....
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What's Next For NFC?

From a restaurant owner's perspective, NFC opens the way to a number of benefits, including reduced waiting times for customers, simplified transactions, improved customer analytics, and enhancing the ability to make...
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Offbeat Creative Launch 'Eat My Brand'

Design agency Offbeat Creative are offering one lucky business the chance to secure a completely free branding service. Here's what you need to know:...
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A look at Lionel Messi's New Restaurant

The Bellavista del Jardin del Norte, a restaurant in the heart of Barcelona opened by football superstar Lionel Messi, has been designed by El Equipo Creativo as a spatial experience with...
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The Delivery Zone sponsored by Delivery Mates

In the past few years, delivery has exploded with more restaurants providing the option to their customers; that’s why the Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo 2017 has the Delivery Zone, sponsored...
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Starbucks Reveal Their Six Big Plans for 2017

With Starbuck's CEO Howard Schultz revealing plans to add 12,000 locations by 2021, the company are strengthening their positions for the 'long game' by increasing its 25,000 global locations. ...
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The Cheesecake Factory Reveals Big Plans for 2017

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. has revealed its plans to develop its own fast-casual restaurant concept and will add a second RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen next year. ...
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Cyber Criminals Turn Attention Towards the Hospitality Sector

The hospitality sector has been told to be on high alert against a potential cyber attack from a sophisticated crime group targeting hotels, bars, and restaurants. ...
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FIRST SELF BUILD APP SOFTWARE LAUNCHED FOR THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR

Concerned your guest information book is out dated? Looking for a cool way to give your guests recommendations? Criton, the new app building software is for you!...
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Printedlids.com – ‘Making Great Food Memorable’

Digitally printed lids and labels on orders as small as 5,000 pcs!...
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How well does your food travel?

The home delivery market is expanding rapidly. The packaging you use is a vital ingredient in the take-away experience. ...
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Is Your Restaurant Online Ordering Model Affecting Your Profit Margins?

Online ordering is changing the way restaurants do business. While the restaurant industry has always been competitive and risky, changes over the past few years in tech have added a new...
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The Nations Favourite Sauce!

Crucial Sauce is a Birmingham based company, with a range of over 20 flavours that provide value aswell as quality....
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Coffee Cup Recycling – Biopac’s Solution

That’s where Biopac comes in. Founded in 2002, in response to consumer interest on this topic, Biopac was the first UK company to bring compostable disposables to the market. Fourteen years...
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TGI Fridays Deploys Chatbot on Facebook Messenger

“Chatbot technology will allow us to engage with our guests in a more personal way, providing real-time responses from Fridays, whether they want to get on a reservation list, find the...
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The Takeaway Delivering Robots

The devices are already in action in a number of European countries including with Just Eat in the UK...
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Carluccio’s Make Virtual Dining a Reality

This November, the group will give away over 50,000 pairs of virtual reality glasses across their 100 UK sites. ...
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Britain’s Takeaway Spending to Surpass £7 billion by 2020

The British public’s love for the takeaway appears to be getting stronger and stronger, according to research by business advisers AlixPartners. ...
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Restaurant saves over £40,000 on energy costs

La Sala is a large restaurant and bar located in Chigwell, as seen on hit reality TV show, TOWIE....
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A Circular Economy - more than just recycling

Circular economy? And the thing that pops up in one’s mind is ‘recyclables’. What about ‘recycling’ biodegradable products into fertilizers for gardening and farming?...
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Franchise Your Business!

The Franchising Centre will once again be at the Takeaway Innovation Expo 2017 at Excel to answer all of your questions about franchising your business....
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BEAUTIFUL BAMBOO – WHAT WILL YOU MAKE OF IT?

Moso Bamboo is hugely flexible in its potential use, and through greater understanding of the properties and capabilities of this material designers will find this a truly ‘unlimited’ choice. ...
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Bio Commercial Cold Press Juicers

The Only UK Manufactured Commercial Cold Press Juicers...
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100% COMPOSTABLE FOOD PACKAGING – THE KEY TO RECYCLING EVERYTHING

Waste has long been a problem for many food retailers but that problem has now turned into a solution – eco-friendly food packaging that can be recycled back into compost is...
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Facing the unique challenges of the restaurant sector – how technology can help

Running a restaurant comes with a specific set of challenges. How you tackle these challenges will define whether your business is a success or a failure....
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Own Brand Mobile App for Restaurants - Case Study

Ensure you get all the features, high quality and most importantly the business benefits and return on investment that your restaurant deserves… settle for nothing better than the best own brand...
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Increase Online Orders, Delight your Customers & Boost your Profits with My Order Box, POS.

Many of the customers we speak to think they have a great website or don’t need help because they use an ‘Online Orders Provider’ and they’ve never been busier. ...
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Street trading on your terms

Frustrated with the outdated process of finding a pitch for his street food truck, Milton founded StreetDots in 2013 to free traders from admin and bring street trading into the 21st...
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Only A Few Weeks To Go!

We’re super excited to be exhibiting at this years Takeaway Expo at London’s Excel!...
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How to protect your brand – and get it Trademarked

Trademark Eagle is a leading online trademark registration business in the UK, serving the food industry with its expertise and supporting clients to protect their brands with UK, EU and International...
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Yum China to Receive $460M in Investment

KFC and Pizza Hut owner Yum Brands have confirmed that Primavera Capital and an affiliate of Alibaba will purchase a stake in Yum China for $460 million as part of a...
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Doughnut and Coffee Giant Tim Hortons Confirms UK Expansion

Tim Hortons, the cult Canadian brand renowned for its coffee and doughnuts, will begin stretching its reach into Britain next year as part of a global expansion....
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KFC Fans Use Snapchat to Bring the Colonel to Social Media

KFC have given fans of the chain the chance to ‘Colonel-ise’ themselves through Snapchat. ...
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen Snapped up By Famous Brands in £120m Deal

Famous Brands, Africa's leading quick-service and casual dining restaurant franchisor, has completed its purchase of the British burger chain. ...
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Morgan chex

During the debt boom that led into the financial crisis of 2007 on wards money was plentiful and there seemed to be no limit to what could be financed. Financiers were...
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Rising energy costs within the restaurant industry and takeaway industry

The takeaway and home delivery market in the UK is worth £18bn, with the home delivery services revolutionising the way people eat in the UK and ...
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A gift from us, helping you to stay compliant

It might not have you jumping for joy in excitement, but take it from us, staying compliant and enforcing health & safety and food safety policies is a must. ...
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Cornware Attracts Big Clients

Cornware 100% biodegradable and fashionable tableware attracts big names including IKEA, Facebook, Bloomberg, Phillips and Silkair ...
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5 reasons why your delivery business should go electric now.

The delivery industry is growing larger, it is becoming more competitive each day and owners are continuously looking for effective and efficient ways to carry out their deliveries. ...
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HOW GREEN IS YOUR BUSINESS?

As customers become more aware of the impact disposable packaging has on the environment, takeaways and street food vendors are encouraged to consider more eco-friendly alternatives...
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Hues, Tastes, Appetite and Disposables

The next time you throw a party or eat on the go, check the colour of your disposables and make sure they are sending the right vibes. ...
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The Lancaster London Hotel signs up flexible staffing app Coople

From today, The Lancaster London has contracted Coople to supply staffing across the Food & Beverage Department (which incorporates predominately the Event Suites but also the restaurants and bars as well)...
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Boost your sales with the latest Digital Menu Systems

Fairfield has just launched a new range of digital screens that are supplied with free built-in software to create stunning menu systems and promotional advertisements. ...
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Introducing Radnor Hills new fruit juice range, Fruella!

Radnor Hills Mineral Water Company is renowned for creating delicious soft drinks and now they are launching for 2016 a brand new ambient still fruit juice range – FRUELLA. The drinks range...
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