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Direct Food Ingredients Comes of Age with Record Year, and Impressive 2016 Growth Target

Leading food ingredient distributor, Direct Food Ingredients celebrates 21 years in business by announcing a significant 52% annual like for like growth, with sales of £13.7 million in 2015. The firm is now predicting a further 30% growth across 2016. Established by…

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1 in 5 Brits will start their Christmas shopping in the January sales

● New survey reveals shoppers will be hitting the January sales in preparation for Christmas 2016 ● Clothing, jewellery and electrical items are 2016's hot ticket items ● Over 20% of Brits say they’re sceptical when it comes to the value for…

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Artisan’s Christmas Gift to You

50% OFF FOOD IN JANUARY PLUS WIN A SEVEN NIGHT LUXURY HOLIDAY TO MAURITIUS Simply fill in your details at artisan.uk.com/bbcompetition to receive 50% off your total food bill in January* and be entered into our prize draw with a chance to win…

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SOBERING SURVEY REVEALS MANCHESTER’S DRIVERS ARE BEWILDERED OVER BOOZE

In the lead-up to the Christmas party season, a new survey has revealed Manchester’s drink driving habits – with shocking results. The survey lifts the lid on the city’s boozy behaviour, including residents knowingly driving over the limit to believing that there…

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Manchester House supporting International Food Day

  World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. On Friday 16th October, people around the world will come together to declare their commitment to eradicating hunger in our lifetime - because the right to food is a basic human right.…

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Artist Michael J Browne Painting at GUSTO Manchester Unveiled…

…When Gusto Restaurant & Bar opened in the city centre on Deansgate in December (2014), they commissioned renowned local artist Michael J Browne, to complete a huge, intricate, Renaissance style painting of Manchester. To say `every picture tells a story` would be…

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Kuits advise on Lyons share of Manchester’s new food and drink spots

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits has had a busy first quarter advising the operators behind some of Manchester’s most exciting hospitality concepts.  The firm’s renowned licensing team, which is led by partner Tony Lyons and was once again awarded top-tier rankings in the…

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Co-op food confirms investment with 1,000 new jobs to be created

The Co-operative Food says it is creating up to 1,000 jobs as part of its investment in its convenience business. Pictured: The Co-operative Food chief executive Steve Murrells The Manchester-based retailer said it is looking to boosting staff numbers at peak times to meet…

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North West businesswoman, Karina Jadhav, secures top business award.

Karina Jadhav, wins Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2015 Women in Business Awards. Karina, who is joint director of Neighbourhood restaurant and bar, Southern Eleven and Victor’s Eatery & Bar, was proud to be recognised for her achievements. Held by Downtown…

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Living Ventures targets Michelin Star as company expects to turnover £100m

The financial director of leisure operator Living Ventures is projecting turnover for the Cheshire-based company will hit £100m this year – up from £80m 12 months previously. But Andrew Haigh revealed the company's biggest ambition remains the attainment of a Michelin Star for…