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Caffe Nero

Caffe Nero rejects last-minute bid from Lancashire billionaire Issa brothers

The billionaire brothers behind petrol forecourt giant EG Group and ASDA have had a last gasp attempt to snap up Caffe Nero rejected as lenders for the cafe chain prepare to vote on a major restructuring deal.

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Delivery is to hire 2,500 staff in a recruitment spree

The news comes a month after KFC announced plans to create 5,400 new jobs and Domino's Pizza announced 6,000 new jobs.

ALDI

ALDI EXTENDS DELIVEROO TRIAL TO ALMOST 130 STORES

The supermarket confirmed last month that it had extended its trial to a total of 42 stores across the UK, including entering new cities such as Bristol, Liverpool and Brighton.

Delivery

Food delivery could hit £7.1bn in 2020

Global market research company, The NPD Group, says amid the business pressures brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic affecting Britain’s out-of-home foodservice industry, the delivery channel has been a welcome success story.

Takeaway Only

Pub and restaurant takeaway rules are changing until March 2022

The blanket provisions allowing all pubs and restaurants to serve takeaway food and drink will be extended by the Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick to give the hospitality sector long-term reassurance.

Uber Eats

Uber Eats provides further support for restaurant partners

Uber Eats has announced a range of initiatives to help support independent restaurant owners and operators as the new national lockdown measures come into force.

Takeaway Beer

Pub sector welcomes U-turn on takeaway beer sales during lockdown

English pubs will be able to sell takeaway beer during the second, month-long lockdown after the Government’s latest u-turn.

McDonald's

McDonald's outlines plans ahead of second national lockdown

McDonald’s will close all dining areas for the four-week national lockdown in England – but has confirmed takeaway, drive-thru and McDelivery services will continue.

Burger King and Tim Hortons to Pilot Reusable Containers Through Loop

Burger King trials will be conducted in select restaurants in New York, Portland, and Tokyo, with Tim Horton's trialling in select Toronto restaurants.

Deliveroo

New study reveals role of food delivery in helping to protect 100,000 jobs in UK restaurants

A new study by Capital Economics has reported that delivery services protected approximately 100,000 restaurant jobs from being lost or furloughed over the period between April and June 2020.

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