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Top 5 food trends of 2018

As pubs and restaurants gear up for another busy year in the food market, what new ingredients or stand out trends can you expect to see in 2018? Food trends expert at Musgrave MarketPlace, Dr Deirdre

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Domestic pets now allowed in pubs

Domestic pets will be allowed to enter pubs as food hygiene regulations dating back to 1950’s which prohibited pet owners from bringing their dogs and cats inside restaurants, cafés and pubs has now been repealed. Patrons

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Food Safety Day 2017

The National Hygiene Patnership (NHP) ”Food Safety Day” will take place on Tuesday 21st of November 2017. The purpose of this day is to create awareness, draw attention of food businesses to food safety and

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VFI hosts UKILTA in Kilkenny

The United Kingdom and Ireland Licensed Trade Association (UKILTA) recently held its annual meeting in Kilkenny. Hosted by VFI President and local publican Pat Crotty the meeting discussed a wide range of issues including Brexit,

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