Pizza is the UK public’s go-to ‘happy food’ according to new research from Tastecard.

Barclaycard has revealed that contactless spending increased 166% in 2016, following data from the UK Cards Association (UKCA) that overall contactless payments accounted for £25bn during the year, compared to £7.75bn in 2015.

Glenn Evans of Las Iguanas has won the National Burger Awards 2017.

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wagamama opens in Bulgaria

wagamama has opened its first site in Bulgaria in the capital Sofia.

New £1 coin becomes legal tender

The new £1 coin becomes legal tender from today, Tuesday 28 March. The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the UK in an attempt to tackle the rise of counterfeits.

Soft drinks potential remains huge for restaurants

The soft drinks category is continuing to flourish in the foodservice and licensed channels, despite challenging socio-economic factors.

Byron to make Wales debut

Byron will open its first site in Wales this summer with an agreed unit at St David’s in Cardiff.

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