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Döner Shack, the Berlin-inspired street-food franchise, partnered with five UK mental health charities to launch a new wellbeing campaign to raise awareness and support for mental health. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (15-21 May), the brand used the annual initiative as a platform to drive positive change.

Research commissioned by Glebe Farm, the only farm in the UK growing and processing gluten-free oats, suggests the number of people conscious of their gut health is on the rise. Off the back of Coeliac UK Awareness Week [15-21 May], the company wants all consumers, including those with a medical need, to be provided with healthy living choices.

On its 25th anniversary, a new and enhanced British Lion Code of Practice has been launched. Version 8 of the Lion Code incorporates the latest scientific and veterinary advice, as well as industry expertise, to ensure British Lion eggs continue to be produced to the highest standards of food safety.

Subway® have revealed a new Series menu – a collection of 15 all-new signature chef-inspired Subs, SubMelt®s, Wraps and Salads. It claims to revolutionise the ordering experience both in restaurants and online, now available across all UK and Ireland restaurants.

Greggs has reported a strong performance in the first 19 weeks of 2023, progressing a strategic growth plan against a challenging macroeconomic backdrop. Like-for-like (LFL) sales in company-managed shops grew by 17.1%, in part reflecting the impact of Omicron in the first nine weeks of 2022. LFL sales growth in the 10 weeks to 13 May has averaged 15.7%, and the expectation is for this figure to continue to normalise, as Greggs annualise against the actions taken in 2022 to mitigate against inflation.

Under the Government’s pandemic restrictions, restaurants and takeaways are encouraged to stay open to offer hot food on a delivery or collection basis.  The Government is going to relax planning rules to allow pubs and restaurants, currently not offering delivery or takeaway services, to be able to do so. 

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