Asian Catering Federation welcomes ‘takeaway tax’

Yawar Khan, the Chairman of the Asian Catering Federation (ACF), which represent the interests of 35,000 restaurants and takeaways in the UK, has given a guarded welcome to Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s proposal to introduce a levy on single use...

Top 5 Street Foods Here and Coming to Birmingham

Birmingham is a city worth celebrating, to state the obvious our city has gone street food crazy which only means one thing for your appetite it’s about to go through the roof! Street food inspired restaurants are emerging in...

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Celebrates Curry Trade

Birmingham’s favourite dish is being celebrated at a new exhibition opened recently at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, which explores the histories of the city’s famous curry houses. Birmingham is widely recognised as the curry capital of the world, attracting...

Minister Suggests UK will ‘Grow More Food’ If No Brexit Deal

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said British farmers would produce more food themselves in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a trade deal. Mr Grayling was responding to industry claims that food prices could rise sharply in the...

Brits To Throw Away £428m Worth Of Barbecue Food In August

A study has projected that the UK will over-cater for nearly 12 million barbecues for the month for August. Salad leaves, hot dog buns, burger rolls, potato salad and coleslaw are amongst the top five items looking to end up...

Higher Food Prices Expected In Latest Inflation Figures

Higher living costs and a stagnation in wage increases is expected to be shown in the latest round of official data, with predictions for the data to show the Retail Price Index hit 3.5 per cent in July. The rise in...

Tesco Issues Chicken Salad Recall

Supermarket giant Tesco has urgently recalled two of its chicken salad products after the discovery of a germ which causes diarrhoea, fever and cramps. The products in question that must not be eaten are, the ‘160g chicken salad’ and the...

The Gateway to India Review

Today is Indian Independence day, the day that officially marked India’s independence from British Rule in 1947. The Gateway of India is a monument built during the 20th century that symbolises the meeting of these two cultures. The Gateway...

Comeback Cod!

Fish lovers everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief after the Marine Stewardship Council certified North Sea cod again. Cod will now be able to be sold in supermarkets once again after a successful cod recovery programme saw the North Sea...

Natco Selects To Donate £13k to Charity

Natco Select (specialists in Asian and African groceries) have completed a major new charity campaign where 100% of all sales from both our shops in St Matthews and Oadby during May and June 2017 will be donated to four...