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The Takeaway - November 2020

Welcome to November’s edition of The Takeaway. Though it’s undoubtedly been a challenging year for everyone in the foodservice industry and beyond, as 2020 draws to a close there’s been plenty going on to talk about…

At-home meal kits: the gift of your favourite restaurant during lockdown

The Guardian’s Grace Dent celebrates the emergence of cook at home restaurant dinners, a lock-down saviour for foodies (and restaurants too).

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New study reinforces hygiene credentials of wooden pallets

Green packaging isn’t going anywhere but up, and Wholesale Manager reports on why wood pallets are even better than you think.

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Oh my god my turkey has not thawed properly

Christmas is coming… and the challenges of cooking a turkey. Luckily our American friends at The Takeout already did some problem solving ahead of Thanksgiving…

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Farmers ask EU parliament to ban terms such as ‘veggie burger’

As discussed in Episode 11 of our Erudus Podcast, farmers are seeking to stop meat-free manufacturers from using terms like ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’. Reuters reports.

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The 2020 FEA Guide: creating a kitchen for the post Covid-19 world

The Caterer included the bumper 2020 Foodservice Equipment Association’s Buying Guide in its recent edition – still online to download.

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