• #WINEWEDNESDAYS WINE AND FOOD PAIRING – A SIMPLE GUIDE

    September 19, 2016 Drink Trends; Food Trends; Trends

    Pairing wine with food is something which has been enjoyed for many years. The various ingredients in wine compliment particular food ingredients in a way which food and wine pairing has been appreciated in homes and restaurants worldwide. Although most of us know the basics in pairing certain wine with certain foods, below, we have identified some interesting blends of the much loved beverage with a variety of dishes suitable for starters, mains and desserts. The pairing of wine and food is ultimately down to the... Read More

  • TRENDSET GETS ON BOARD WITH ‘ORGANIC YOUR SEPTEMBER’

    August 29, 2016 Food Trends; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The annual ‘Organic YOUR September’ campaign is back this year with the aim of encouraging more people to buy more organic products. Trendset is fully on board with supporting the UK’s biggest national scheme dedicated to growing the organic market. Organic food businesses all over the UK are getting involved in the campaign to help sell the story of why organic produce is not only better for you, but better for the economy and the small retailers who sell the produce. Developed by the... Read More

  • ‘FRIDGES DO FLAVOURS NO FAVOURS’

    August 22, 2016 Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    We’re celebrating one of the UK’s favourites; tomatoes. We are thrilled to offer you some summery, refreshing and scrumptiously tasty tomato based recipes to make the most out of this flavoursome fruit all year round. Did you know that four out of five tomatoes are imported from European countries? Whilst these countries are very good at producing them, many British consumers of such products are not aware how long their produce has actually spent on the road and may have even been refrigerated on... Read More

  • LOCKHART BRINGS ITS ‘TREND SET’ INNOVATIONS PROGRAMME TO THE RESTAURANT SHOW 2016

    August 15, 2016 Drink Trends; Events; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The renowned and much anticipated Restaurant Show is returning this October for the biggest food and drink exhibition the industry has to offer. This year Lockhart will be showcasing the very best brands in the world of catering equipment at London Olympia for the first time. The show will take place from October 3 to October 5 where visitors and exhibitors alike will have the chance to interact with over 60 leading catering equipment manufacturers on display. With the aim of exhibiting the latest... Read More

  • BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT – THE BIGGEST ANNUAL, NATIONAL CELEBRATION OF BRITISH FOOD AND DRINK

    August 05, 2016 Drink Recipes; Drink Trends; Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Trends

    Along with ‘Organic YOUR September’, this year’s British Food Fortnight is taking place on September 17th and is sponsored by the Co-op food stores where celebrations will take place, as well as in restaurants, visitor attractions, street markets, schools, hospitals, universities and care homes. Activities will be led by Ambassadors Raymond Blanc and his son, Oli, and a National Committee including the National Trust, Hospital Caterers Association, The Women’s Institute, National Association of British Market Authorities and the Campaign to Protect Rural England. Organisers... Read More

  • ‘SHARING IS CARING’ – HOW SHARING FOOD BUILDS TRUST, CO-OPERATION AND IMPROVES YOUR SOCIAL STANDING

    July 18, 2016 Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Studies suggest sharing food is both good for your heath and your social stability. The idea of sharing food may be daunting to some who are territorial with their food, however accompanied by sunshine and a BBQ, we all love occasionally indulging in a sharing platter or two. Countries all over the world take pleasure from sharing food between their family and friends. However, it seems to be quintessentially British to eat a traditional three-course meal dressed in your favourite attire, but is this... Read More

  • THE CRÈME DE LA CRÈME OF THE CATERING AND HOSPITALITY WORLD – CRÈME TABLEWARE

    July 11, 2016 Drink Trends; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The Crème tableware collection is simple and refined with an unmistakable air of quality. It combines a perfectly balanced ivory colouring with a range of innovative shapes and profiles to create the ideal blank canvas on which the chef can present their artistic flare. This collection is cleverly designed to stand the test of time; perfect for catering and hospitality environments. Built to last, the Crème ranges are strong and durable, and to prove this it also offers a Lifetime Edge Chip Warranty. Promoting... Read More

  • THE GREAT BRITISH PICNIC

    June 27, 2016 Drink Trends; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The Great British Picnic has come a long way since its origins of the medieval hunting feasts that took place around the UK. Evolving over time, the picnic has become a trip out for all of the family on a warm sunny day in some of the most beautiful destinations throughout the country; from parks to riversides, beaches and hilltops. In the Victorian era, the picnic grew into something for those who travelled far and wide, needing something to keep them energised along the... Read More

  • TIME FOR TEA… AND SCONES – HAPPY NATIONAL CREAM TEA DAY – JUNE 24th 2016

    June 20, 2016 Events; Food Trends; General; Latest News; Trends

    National Cream Tea Day has come around again for another cream filled day full of British traditions. Whether you’d like to host an afternoon tea fit for the Queen, or you simply want to treat your loved ones to freshly baked scones overflowing with jam and cream during Wimbledon at the end of the month, Cream Tea Day aims to inspire all to celebrate the quintessentially British convention. Crumbly scones, sticky fruit jam, lashings of clotted cream and perfectly brewed tea. It’s a heavenly... Read More