The number of British foodservice establishments, including restaurants, pubs, bars and clubs, has fallen by 3.2% year-on-year to September 2018, with restaurant industry closures contributing 2%.
US-based hospitality firm QSR Automations has partnered with Google to integrate reservation management platform DineTime into Reserve with Google.
American foodservice equipment provider The Middleby has closed the acquisition of Canada-based Crown Food Service Equipment.
The UK government is set to hire a new food and drink disability champion to educate customers on accessibility issues in restaurants and pubs.
The Restaurant Group has confirmed its £559m acquisition of pan-Asian chain Wagamama, despite divided shareholder approval.
Private equity firm Sole Source Capital has acquired Individual FoodService, a California-based food distributor.
A new online survey has revealed that spontaneity, automation and veganism are the three key drivers that UK millennials believe will shape the future restaurant sector.
South Korean firm CJ CheilJedang (CJCJ) has agreed to acquire an 80% stake in Schwan’s and its subsidiaries operating in the food and retail segments.
UK-based restaurant brands operator Casual Dining Group (CDG) has won a tender to open a Warrens Bakery franchise store at Bristol Airport this autumn.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a consultation inviting the public and interested organisations to submit their views to help people make healthier choices when eating out.