Overall consumer spend increased 4.5% year-on-year in August in the UK, as people enjoyed the last of the summer.

Casual dining is continuing to grow in the UK as new figures from The NPD Group shows visits are up 7% for the year ending June 2018 and spend is increasing four times faster than the overall eat-out foodservice market.

The 16 pizzas that will be cooked during the National Pizza Awards live final have been revealed.

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