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Peckwater Brands raises £3m in seed funding to expand operations

The company offers delivery-only food brands to neighbourhood restaurants.

Peckwater Brands raises £3m in seed funding to expand operations

The company offers delivery-only food brands to neighbourhood restaurants.

McDonald’s to slash carbon emissions across UK business by 2040

The chain will open its first 'net-zero' restaurant in Shropshire next month.

Just Eat, MasterChef host Gregg Wallace team up for healthy eating pilot

Insights from the scheme will be used to create a programme to offer support for independents.

Pret A Manger, Burger King offer food to Afghan refugees arriving in UK airports

Around 25,000 refugees are due to arrive in the UK from Afghanistan.

More chains report shortages as supply crisis deepens

Logistics UK, which represents freight firms, and the British Retail Consortium, said a shortfall of some 90,000 HGV drivers was the root of the problem.

McDonald's Germany trials new packaging concept at 30 sites

The company says it will save around 70% of packaging material.

Greggs pledges to use only Fairtrade chocolate in its products

The move is part of the company’s sustainability plan, dubbed the ‘Greggs Pledge’.

Papa John’s teams up with ParalympicsGB athlete David Weir for new fundraising initiative

The brand has also launched The Weirwolf pizza, inspired by the athlete’s favorite toppings.

England to lift remaining virus restrictions by July 19

The lifting of social distancing measures “brings huge relief for hospitality venues,” UKHospitality said.

KFC eyes “zero-carbon” restaurant concept by 2040

The fast food giant’s updated climate action strategy also seeks solutions to reduce embodied and operational carbon from its venues.

Costa Coffee extends partnership with recycling company Bio-bean

The two companies’ started working together in 2016.

Starbucks to offer reusable cup-share scheme in European stores by 2025

An initial trial will begin over the coming months in France, Germany, and the UK.

KFC pledges to tackle litter issues with pilot programmes, staff training 

The new set of initiatives builds on the chain’s existing litter strategy, which encourages its restaurants to undertake three litter picks a day.

Costa Coffee to install EV chargers at up to 200 drive-thru sites

The move builds on the chain’s existing network of 176 EV charging points.

Nando's on track to become carbon-neutral by November, chain says

The restaurant chain announced last year that it is striving to reach net-zero direct emissions by 2030.

Pret A Manger to pilot new shops in Tesco stores

This follows the launch of its first supermarket range.

Collective for independent restaurant sector launched

Restaurant Collective is open to all members who run single site venues or a small group of sites.