• The new BBQ

    July 26, 2018 Drink Trends; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    Healthy eating is on the rise, and with millennials leading the way people seem to be more proactive than ever before, according to surveys. We’re starting to care more about what we eat and where it comes from. So, what does this mean for our ceremonial summer BBQs? Fear not. While trends are changing, it’s all about substitution. Here’s how a few simple changes to your summer BBQ can tick all the health-conscious trends. Swap the crate of beer for craft soft drinks. Brits aged 16-24 are... Read More

  • Everything you need to know about the latest street food trends

    June 26, 2018 Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    What was once considered on- the- go, unhealthy grub is now coming into the mainstream with a whole new reputation. As featured in our new Trend Set 8 magazine, street food is making a move into our everyday lives. Moving off the streets and into well known and established restaurants, bars and cafes with the latest cutting-edge trends from across the globe. Originating from Europe in the 19th century, street food has come a long way since the days of fried strips of potato... Read More

  • Cool down and enjoy the weather with the latest trends in ice cream

    May 25, 2018 Events; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    It’s estimated that ice cream evolved into what we know now sometime in the 16th century. However, there’s no denying that both the recipe and presentation of these sticky sweet treats has changed massively since the days of Mr Whippy and 99’s. According to the DairyReporter, ice cream sales generate over £1bn in the UK, remaining the most popular and affordable treat. In order to keep up, there are now more independent companies than ever before and a growth of niche manufacturers taking advantage... Read More

  • Lockhart introduces new 2018 additions to the Artisan Range

    March 21, 2018 Events; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Inspired by the simple style of hand thrown pottery, the Artisan collection combines rustic, hand crafted designs with the promise of strength and durability. With a world class manufacturing process, the Artisan collection guarantees sustainability with the lifetime warranty on their plates, bowls, mugs and saucers. Mixing rustic, hand- thrown designs with practicality provides the catering industry with a much needed casual yet dramatic dining experience. Whilst the innovative shapes of the range provide storage solutions for even the smallest spaces.   New for... Read More

  • Christmas dinner, eat in or eat out?

    December 14, 2017 Events; General; Latest Features; Trends

    What do you picture when someone says Christmas dinner? Are you in a warm pub sat next to a roaring fire or in the comfort of your own home surrounded by your family? Research shows that the amount of people choosing to dine out for Christmas is on the rise. In 2015 Vice said that more people than ever where eating out for their Christmas dinner; this has been a growing trend year on year. According to Eat Out Magazine the amount of people... Read More

  • National Burger Day 2017: 5 of the most extravagant burgers!

    August 15, 2017 Food Trends; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Famously an American favourite, Burgers have pathed the way for wacky and extravagant food concoctions, some of which include chocolate flavoured burgers, pizza burgers and glazed donuts added to an accumulation of meats and cheeses – in true ‘Man v’s Food’ style! In honour of National Burger Day on 24th August, we have identified some of the latest burger trends which are sure to attract a diner or two! If you’re on a diet – look away! DOUBLE DONUT BURGER Sweet meets savoury with... Read More


    June 28, 2017 Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    ‘New Kids on the Block’ is just one of the many features in this month’s edition of Trend Set magazine which talks about healthy food options, food presentation and trends which are being rapidly embraced by restaurants nationwide. Parents are increasingly looking for healthier foods to serve to their children, from swapping beans for peas and battered chicken to fresh fish. However, with this movement towards healthier food as well as the recently announced push for us to eat a mega 10 fruits and... Read More


    May 08, 2017 Events; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The Crème range by Lockhart Catering Equipment is a collection of simple yet refined tableware which is beautiful with an air of unmistakable air of quality. The choice of fine ivory colouring in an eclectic range of innovative shapes and styles to create a subtle yet elegant blank canvas on which the chef can present their art. In addition to the current collection within the range, Lockhart have introduced a new style. Embossed natural waves circle each piece of Rousseau; the latest exquisite collection... Read More


    February 06, 2017 Drink Trends; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Food waste in the UK is a rotten topic at the moment. Three major WRAP studies published in 2013 and 2016 estimated annual food waste arisings within UK households, hospitality and food service, food manufacture, retail and wholesale sectors at around 10 million tonnes, 60% of which could have been avoided. This has a value of over £17 billion a year, and is associated with around 20 million tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Around 85% (by weight) of the avoidable food waste arises... Read More