According to a survey by Office for National Statistics (ONS), 20.4% of UK adults say they do not drink alcohol, a 1.6% increase on 2005 statistics.
No industry is without its scandals, from a national chicken shortage to a dodgy meat supply.
Recently opened Twisted Bar is taking a novel approach to its cocktail menu.
Whiskey is not for the faint-hearted, but Bushmills’ Black Bush is a whiskey for everyone.
Orbium, the latest release from Hendrick’s, is a quinine gin that promises the taste of a classic gin and tonic without the tonic.
Research by food waste app company Too Good To Go has identified that nearly 900,000 edible meals will be binned by UK restaurants on World Food Day today.
While fungus has been used in Chinese medicine for generations, coffee drinkers have only recently discovered its benefits, making mushroom coffee a hot trend right now.
The future of food is set to be snack-based, as regular meals are on the decline.
A pizza-making robot that can make up to 10 pizzas at a time has been developed with assistance from a world-champion pizza chef.
While coffee has many benefits, including its high antioxidant content, the drink also has many ‘side-effects’ such as interrupted sleep and a feeling of overwhelming anxiousness that has sent many people searching for coffee alternatives.
Thursday, 4 October marks National Vodka Day, a celebration of the world’s favourite spirit.
World Vegetarian Day, which lands on 1 October, promotes and celebrates vegetarianism.
London Cocktail Week returns to the capital for its ninth year.
As one of the fastest growing modern food trends in the foodservice industry, overnight dining, or night owl dining as it’s otherwise known, accounts for 83% of the UK’s out-of-home dining’s (OOH) overall growth.
Beer and bratwurst fans rejoice – Oktoberfest is returning tomorrow (Saturday, 22 September).
Gin sales in the UK have surged by 38% over the last 12 months according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association as the gin trend continues.
This year’s wine trends have evolved to capitalise on consumer preference, location and convenience.
International Chocolate Day, the latest day established to celebrate this sweet treat, lands this week on 13 September.
Organic September is a month-long campaign celebrating all things organic led by UK food and farming charity and organic certification body Soil Association.
The hospitality industry employs massive numbers of people in a huge variety of different roles.
When you’re pouring your third, fourth, fifth glass of gin and tonic this weekend, you probably won’t put much thought into where it came from, how it got its juniper-heavy taste, or hangover-inducing qualities.
16 August marks National Rum Day, but you don’t have to be a pirate to enjoy it.
With temperatures soaring around the globe, people are searching for ways to keep cool.
Few places do beer like Germany.
With over 600 different gins entered in this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition, the trend for Mother’s Ruin shows no signs of abating.
Since cocktails and craft spirits have seen an incredible rise in popularity over recent years, a whole new market for luxury mixers has come with that trend.
It may be coming home now, but this time two weeks ago nobody expected England to make it to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years, so you can be excused for leaving it this late to make plans.
On the 7th July, the world comes together to celebrate one of the most popular sweet treats: chocolate.
Scoop: The Wonderful World of Ice Cream, a three month long ice cream exhibition forming a temporary museum, will arrive in London this summer.
According to a new study drinking coffee regularly can help you live longer.