Food & Drinks

Brexit: food and drink exports to EU suffer ‘disastrous’ decline | Food & drink industry

Exports of food and drink to the EU have suffered a “disastrous” decline in the first half of the year because of Brexit trade barriers, with sales of beef and cheese hit hardest.Food and Drink Federation (FDF) producers lost £2bn in sales, a dent in revenue that could not be compensated for by the increased sales in the same period to non-EU countries including China and Australia.Dominic Goudie, head of international trade at the FDF, said: “The return to growth in exports to non-EU markets is welcome news, but it doesn’t make up for the disastrous loss of £2bn in…
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Wetherspoons is slashing food and drink prices by 7.5% for one day only

The discount will be available at 870 pubs to mark Tax Equality Day on 23 September (Photo: Getty Images)Wetherspoons is slashing the price of its food and drink by 7.5 per cent this month for one day only.The pub chain has said the discount will be available at 870 of its pubs in protest against hospitality tax rates.Sign up to our daily newsletterThe i newsletter cut through the noiseCalls for a permanently reduced tax billWetherspoons said customers will be able to enjoy discounted food and drink to mark Tax Equality Day on 23 September, in a move intended to highlight…
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Day 18 at the NYS Fair: Today’s handpicked (detox) menu and schedule

Geddes, N.Y. — You know you’ve spent too much time at the State Fair when your sweat reeks of peppers and onions minutes through the first mile of this morning’s jog. And then at Mile 2, you lick your forearm because you catch a whiff of hours-old Utica Club beer (DON’T JUDGE ME!). And by Mile 3, the lamb from yesterday’s gyro reintroduces itself in ways you shan’t mention.Yep, welcome to Day 18 of the New York State Fair. We’re hours away from the end of this oh-so-long run. It was fun, don’t get me wrong. The food and drinks…
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Food, music, drinks, fun: Beaufort County SC 2021 festivals

As Labor Day marks the practical end of summer, fall brings the start of festivals and celebrations of Lowcountry life. In Beaufort and Jasper counties, there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a shrimp lover, enjoy live music, want an inside look at historic homes, or simply like an excuse to socialize. This fall’s schedule is much fuller than 2020’s because the COVID-19 pandemic canceled many major events. So far, the festivals listed are set to go on as planned, but the rate of confirmed coronavirus cases in Beaufort County is worse now than during the height of the pandemic. As…
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Phoenix food and drink festivals return this year. Here’s the lineup

Fall usually means the return of food and drink festivals to metro Phoenix after long, hot Arizona summers. After many events were canceled and postponed over the last 18 months due to the pandemic, this year, the return of food festivals feels monumental.If the thing you missed most during quarantine was milling around a sunny field, sampling bites and sips from different local vendors, this fall should be fun. The coronavirus pandemic is not over, and the delta variant, a highly contagious version of the disease, is spreading in Arizona.These food festivals are outside, which health experts say is safer than dining indoors, though…
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Tampa Bay Bucs debut new food and drink at Raymond James Stadium

TAMPA — Little Caesars deep dish pizza, Aussie House burgers and a signature lager from Coppertail Brewing Co. are all on tap this season at Raymond James Stadium.On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers debuted a long list of new dishes and several new food and beverage vendors at the Tampa stadium, including an in-house barbecue concept, Cannon Fire BBQ, and a high-end, all-inclusive seating lounge for fans.The menu has undergone several changes over the years. In 2019, the team ended their contract with global food service company Aramark, which had supplied the Buccaneers with concessions since 2013. Before the 2019…
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Norry Block Party will have food, entertainment, drinks | News

NORTHUMBERLAND — The Norry Block Party on Sunday will be the place to be in the Valley, according to Noelle Long, president of 17857.org.The event will kick off at 9:30 a.m. with a 5K at King Street Park and then move to the 200 block of Front Street for food, drinks, entertainment, crafts, games and children activities. Four businesses, including main sponsor Pineknotter Brewing Company, will serve alcoholic beverages as part of special approval from Northumberland Borough Council.“Everybody is going to be there,” said Long. “It’s going to be a ton of fun for the community with all the proceeds…
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