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Two in five Brits now buy lunch at least once a week

The number of Brits buying lunch at least once a week has risen to 40%, up from 35% in 2016.

Sandwiches top lunch choice for Brits

New research by Kettle Chips has highlighted that Brits are creatures of habit when it comes to lunchtime choices, eating the same thing three times a week.

Lunch sales suffer as Brits go out for breakfast more

The lunch market is coming under increasing pressure as people spend more on breakfast, according to data from NPD Crest on the ‘out of home’ (OOH) foodservice market.

lunch! exhibition returns to London next week

One of the UK’s biggest shows for food-to-go trades, lunch! will be at the Business Design Centre, London on 21-22 September.

Café manager’s sandwich design nominated for national award

Susan Yarnell, who is the manager of Southport-based café A Great Little Place has been shortlisted for her sandwich design skills at the Café Life Awards held at The Lunch! exhibition on Wednesday 21 September.

Alex James joins Jacob’s for new campaign

Musician and cheesemaker Alex James has joined United Biscuits (UB)-owned Jacob’s as chief taste curator for a new lunchtime campaign.

Lunch! proves irresistible to Pan’Artisan

Pan’Artisan, the award-winning supplier of dough-based products, will be focusing on its handcrafted Focaccia Romana at this year’s Lunch! exhibition.

New ad campaign for Subway

A new TV campaign has launched to support the Subway £3 Lunch.

M&S lunch for the Queen

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has created a picnic hamper containing pork pies for guests attending The Patron’s Lunch in honour of the Queen’s official 90th birthday.

Morrisons’ lunch for the Queen

Morrisons has released a spoof video of 'the Queen' as it prepares to launch its own value version of the Patron’s Lunch ahead of her official 90th birthday. 

Costa Fresco launches instore bakery

The London concept store has announced that it will serve a range of hot lunch dishes and desserts, baked instore. 

Wall’s rolls out on-the-go festive products

Wall’s Pastry is giving consumers the chance to enjoy Christmas flavours on the go with two new seasonal products.

Caffè Nero introduces first hot food menu

Caffè Nero has launched its first ‘hot food’ menu with a range of Italian-inspired dishes.

Innovate to succeed, says foodservice research company Horizons

Operators must offer food from breakfast to bedtime with everything in between or they will be left behind by their competition, according to foodservice research company Horizons.

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Packed lunches are becoming less popular
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Lunchboxes on the way out, new survey suggests

Just 5% of people take a homemade lunch to work, a new survey has revealed. 

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Sandwiches falling out of favour with Tesco customers
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Sandwiches under threat as Tesco trebles salad range

Tesco said it was a case of “move over sarnies” as it trebled its ready-to-eat salad range to nearly 50 lines. 

Research firm identifies morning goods and lunch opportunities

The morning goods market is expected to grow 2.7%, as retailers are advised to capitalise on the convenience food trend.

Bristol firm enjoys successful sales

Bristol-based café business, Boston Tea Party, has seen a 11.5% increase in like-for-like (LFL) sales for the year ending 22 October 2014.

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Sandwiches: eaten 'al desko' by 52% of Londoners
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London tops UK charts for lunch-to-go

Londoners pay 24% more for lunch-to-go and the capital accounts for 18% of Britain’s lunch-to-go spend, according to a new report. 

Bakery chains to attend trade show for lunchtime market

The lunch! trade show commences today with more than 6,000 visitors from retailing, hospitality, snacking, convenience and catering sectors expected over the next two days.

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