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The Takeaway - September 2021

Welcome to the September edition of The Takeaway! The beginning of Autumn 2021 has proven to be an eventful time in the food sector, with new challenges presenting themselves almost daily. Looking for a short break? Allow us to catch you up some of the biggest industry stories of the past month...

Convenience store growth outperforms UK supermarkets as consumer shopping habits start to shift to ‘little and more often’

Wholesale Manager notes the mounting evidence that consumers are changing the way they shop for food, with convenience stores looking to be the big winners...

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Free food allergy training offered to businesses ahead of October law change

Natasha’s Law comes into effect on 1 October 2021, and Winchester City Council is offering businesses across the district free food allergy training to adjust to the new legislation.

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Fuel crisis: wholesalers forced to cancel deliveries as fleets brought to a standstill

It’s been the talk of the country for weeks now, and the nation’s fuel crisis is taking its toll on the foodservice industry. The Grocer reports...

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Which are the best vinegars to improve my cooking?

They pack a flavour punch and are so much more versatile than you ever imagined - The Guardian looks at the best culinary uses for vinegar (just be aware they may contain Sulphur Dioxide - one of the 14 major food allergens)...

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Beanless coffee? It’s in the works

Greener food production remains a hot industry topic, and now the focus has turned to coffee. The Takeaway looks at the environmentally-focused startup focusing on recreating coffee flavors without the beans.

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