String of Jamie’s Italian restaurants to close amid Brexit pressures

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is closing six of his 42 UK-based Jamie's Italian restaurants, citing pressures caused to the business in the wake of the UK voting to leave the EU. The branches of the...
takeaway orders app

Takeaway orders placed with mobile phones rise by 69%

The number of takeaway orders placed on a mobile phone has rocketed in the past year, new figures show. Restaurant website provider FOODit, a JJ Food Service company, saw orders which came via this medium...
JJ Foodservice newcastle branch

JJ Food Service opens Newcastle branch

National wholesaler JJ Food Service has opened a new branch just outside the city centre in Newcastle. The 35,000 sq ft state-of-the-art branch has been fitted with new cladding, canopies and fencing to deliver a...
FWD Gold Awards

Photo gallery: FWD Gold Medal winners unveiled

The winners of the FWD’s Gold Medals took the applause of the entire wholesale sector as they received their awards in London last week. The seven individual winners, whose jobs range from delivery driver...
Food-to-go market conference

Food-to-go market in line for more colossal growth

IGD is predicting that the burgeoning food-to-go market will be worth £21.7bn by 2021, up from £16.1bn this year, offering significant opportunities for growth. IGD splits the food-to-go market into five segments, with all expected...