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Stir it up magazine NovDec 2017

Food & industry news 43% of consumers consider healthy eating as the most important current trend3 which incorporates low calorie low salt and low sugar options so it is important for caterers to reflect this on their menus. NOV/DEC 2017 51 UK’S BEST RESTAURANT UNVEILED Offering a seafood tasting menu overlooking the rugged Cornish >> Restaurant Nathan Outlaw has been named coastline. the best restaurant in the UK according to the Good Food Guide. The two-start Michelin-star restaurant located overlooking the Cornish coastline, toppled Cumbria’s L’Enclume, which held the top spot for four years. The list of the top 50 restaurants is available at www.thegoodfoodguide.co.uk/awards. Trends to look out for in the New Year… Spotlight On: 2018 Trends Gluten free is expected to see the fastest growth of all trends over the next two to three years with its presence on UK menus predicted to increase by a huge 90%1.Although you are under increasing pressure to continue meeting consumer demands for specialist diets, whilst remaining compliant with Food Information Regulations, Premier Foods is always on hand to help. Public Health England has issued guidelines to reduce the amount of sugar in meals by 20% Free from sales predicted to grow to £673m by 20202 6 tsp Britons eat around of sugar a week 700g 1 MCA | Menu & Food Trends Report 2017 2 Kantar Worldpanel 3 MCA | Menu & Food Trends Report 2017 – healthier eating defined as ‘Healthier Eating (i.e. low calorie, low fat, low salt, low sugar)’ 1 in 25 www.premierfoodservice.co.uk @PremierFoods_FS @PremierFoods_FS people may have a gluten intolerance Only are diagnosed with this 90% 1 in 3,000 The World Health Organisation recommends we aim to consume no more than 6tsp of sugar per day Gluten free is predicted to increase by a huge on UK menus over the next two to three years FOOD & INDUSTRY NEWS Younger consumers turn over a new leaf >> When it comes to a young Brit’s ‘cup of tea’ it seems the builder’s variety just isn’t their bag. New research from Mintel reveals that as many as 37% of Brits aged 25-34 drink five to six different types of tea at home or in the workplace compared to just 3% of those aged 55+. Young consumers are keen to see more of an experimental approach to tea, according to the research. Two in five Brits aged between 16 and 34 who drink tea or other hot drinks say that they’d be interested in knowing more about how to pair tea with savoury food, up from a UK average of 28%. Meanwhile, 12% of adults who drink tea or other hot drinks say that they’d be interested in trying teas tailored for drinking as an alternative to wine, rising to 15% of those aged between 35 and 44. For more information visit store. mintel.com/tea-and-other-hot-drinks- uk-july-2017. Three in four of those aged 25-34 drink standard black tea 50% speciality black tea 52% green tea 34% instant tea 51% drink fruit tea or herbal/ spice tea


Stir it up magazine NovDec 2017
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