Family, flavours and the magic of fermentation

Kenji Morimoto reveals his motivations for exploring the weird and wonderful frontiers of fermented foods

Talking jobs, NPD and wildcards with Hannah Dolan, former head of global food innovation at Pret A Manger

In our latest interview, Hannah Dolan discusses the food developer job market and reveals how ‘wildcards’ can provide NPD teams with the freedom to introduce trailblazing products

Christmas NPD and trend forecasts with Farmison’s Jeff Baker

Farmison & Co’s executive development chef, Jeff Baker, talks COVID-influenced Christmas planning and upcoming launches, his ongoing sausage revamp at the online butcher and how his restaurant days continue to influence him

Wilson Vale’s Alan Beddie – “Street food will become a key influence in how we evolve our services”

Alan Beddie, the managing director of Wilson Vale, outlines the post-lockdown recovery phase and discusses which up-and-coming trends could have a lasting impact

Hospitality reopening: three industry leaders share their views on the post-Covid future

In a recent Arena webinar, three global players discussed the quickening pace of digital transformation and whether the hospitality industry is evolving into something new

Return of the Restaurant Part II: industry experts champion the pleasures of the pub

In the second of our four-part interview series, PURE NPD discusses the return of dining out with three more industry experts and discovers pubs very much on the agenda

Return of the Restaurant Part I: food industry experts reveal their first post-lockdown dining experiences

In the first of a four-part interview special, PURE NPD catches up with three food industry figures to discover what they chose to eat for their first meal back in the dining room – and what they make of the ‘new normal’ in hospitality

Interview: Wendy Bartlett – “Contract catering has always been very adaptable and nimble”

Wendy Bartlett, executive chairman of contract caterer bartlett mitchell, discusses the role of catering post-lockdown and explains why communication will be key to the food industry going forward

Restaurant redesign: five ways to integrate social distancing into the dining experience

Maria Bracken talks with five world-renowned designers who are helping clients bring their redesign strategies to life

Restaurant redesign: tips on how to creatively reopen your business

As reopening day on 4th July looms large, PURE NPD talks to ABDA Creative Design & Build about restaurant strategy, with director Claire Smith offering advice on how to use space and diversify your business

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