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Foodservice continues to drive growth at EG Group as it publishes first quarter update

2022-05-25T11:02:00+01:00By

EG Group has revealed its gross profit on fuel in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 16% to $481m compared with the same period last year, but gross profit margins reduced slightly compared with the quarter ending December 21, 2021, partially driven by increased market volatility in wholesale oil prices and demand.

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FORECOURT SHOW: BP launches Wild Bean Café Express unit

2022-05-19T15:43:00+01:00By

BP launched its new Wild Bean Café Express machine at the Forecourt Show, featuring self-serve Wild Bean coffee, integrated payments, QR scanner for loyalty purposes, plus syrup stations.

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FOCUS ON FOOD TO GO: A passion for pizza

2022-04-07T13:35:00+01:00

Such is the UK population’s love of pizza that during the first Covid outbreak in January to April 2020, the most searched food and drink term on Google was ‘pizza’, closely followed by ‘takeaway near me’ then ‘takeaways (Pi Datametrics).

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PRODUCT NEWS: Weetabix On The Go back in price-marked packs

2022-04-07T11:15:00+01:00

Breakfast drink, Weetabix On The Go, is bringing back its £1 price-marked packs (PMPs) across its 250ml core range. The Weetabix On The Go brand is now worth £2.1m within the impulse channel, accounting for 86% of breakfast drink sales (Nielsen).

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BP signs global convenience delivery partnership deal with Uber

2022-03-30T10:11:00+01:00By

BP and Uber have agreed a new global convenience delivery partnership, extending their existing local arrangements, with 120 UK sites due to be added to the Uber Eats app by the end of June.

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Roadchef and McDonald’s team up to roll out cab high litter bins for truckers

2022-03-23T12:03:00+00:00By

Motorway service area operator Roadchef is partnering with McDonald’s UK to launch a range of 6ft tall litter bins designed to be within easy reach for truck drivers.

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SUMMIT 2022: EG Group’s ‘open retail’ approach satisfies evolving customer demands

2022-03-04T17:34:00+00:00By Sadie Andrew

EG Group commercial director Ilyas Munshi stressed the importance of foodservice in forecourts, in a pre-recorded film featuring the company’s flagship Frontier Park site. 

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Panasonic gives free trial to foodservice operators

2022-02-08T17:06:00+00:00By Sadie Andrew

Microwave manufacturer Panasonic is giving foodservice operators the option to trial its SCV2 speed convection oven free of charge for four weeks.

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Gregg’s accounts for one in ten food to go occasions, says latest Lumina report

2021-12-23T15:00:00+00:00By Sadie Andrew

Gregg’s has replaced McDonald’s as the dominating brand in the food to go sector, with a 10.7% share of occasions, according to the Lumina Intelligence UK Food to Go market report 2021.

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FOCUS ON: The slice is right - food to go sales are back

2021-12-17T11:00:00+00:00By Tracy West

Whether it’s a slice of pizza or a savoury slice, food-to-go sales are back – washed down with a drink of course.