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Global Conflicts and Extreme UK Weather could drive up food costs, warns Lynx Purchasing

Upheaval in the supply chain caused by ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East, as well as the impact of storms and freezing weather in the UK, threaten to reverse the benefits of the falling inflation rate, warns hospitality buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. As operators plan for the busy Easter weekend at the end

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Quick Change menus key to festive success, warns Lynx Purchasing

Operators who can move fast to change their Christmas menus in response to shifts in price and availability will be in the strongest trading position this year, advises hospitality buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. That could mean substituting beef for turkey, offering sea bass or sea bream as an alternative to salmon, or switching the seasonal

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Quality British Food is Key To Menu Success says Lynx Purchasing

High quality produce with a focus on the best of British is a key opportunity for hospitality businesses to thrive beyond the cost-of-living crisis, says hospitality buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. “There are some very difficult choices for operators ahead,” says Rachel Dobson, Lynx Purchasing managing director. “It’s either keeping menu prices low, or serving high

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Higher prices are the trade-off for sustainable food supply, says Lynx Purchasing

Hospitality operators may have to accept that paying higher prices for food and drink is the only sustainable way to secure supplies of fresh and seasonal produce from UK farmers, says hospitality buying specialist Lynx Purchasing As Lynx Purchasing publishes the Spring/Summer 2023 edition of its regular Market Forecast, it is warning that the problems

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Christmas menu planning essential as costs soar, warns Lynx Purchasing

From avian flu to the sterling crisis, the challenges facing the hospitality sector mean operators need to plan and cost Christmas menus as soon as possible, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. As Lynx Purchasing publishes the Autumn/Winter 2022 edition of its regular Market Forecast, hospitality businesses face the challenge of forecasting the impact of fragile

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Focus on the Detail to Tackle Rising Costs, Says Lynx Purchasing

With inflation raging, and hospitality and catering operators facing continued sharp rises in costs, buying specialist Lynx Purchasing is urging businesses to maximise the savings that can be achieved with a disciplined approach to ordering. The advice comes as Lynx Purchasing publishes the Summer 2022 edition of its regular Market Forecast, using information on pricing

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Ukraine Crisis is A Long Term Threat to Food Prices, Warns Lynx Purchasing

The Russian invasion of Ukraine will have an ongoing impact on hospitality food prices, and is likely to end any hopes that spiralling food inflation is just a blip, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. “We’ve all witnessed the horrifying events in Ukraine, and hospitality operators and their customers understand the tragic human cost driving the

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Prepare Now For Autumn Inflation Spike, Warns Lynx Purchasing

Catering and hospitality operators need to take steps now to prepare for an inevitable spike in inflation across the rest of the year, as well as potential shortages of menu items, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. The warning comes as Lynx publishes a Summer Market Update looking at supply issues in  the months ahead. “The

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Menu Flexibility Key to Tackling Inflation, says Lynx Purchasing

Hospitality businesses should factor flexibility into their menu planning to deal with rising food and drink prices over the coming months, says buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. As the sector reopens after the long winter lockdown, a number of factors are combining to create a “perfect storm” in inflation terms, warns Lynx, as it publishes the

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Hard-Pressed Hospitality Faces Supply Chain Challenges, Warns Lynx Purchasing

Hospitality operators working flat out to deal with the challenges of the tightening of Covid restrictions will also have to cope with a series of challenges set to disrupt supply in the coming months, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing Planning for uncertainty could well be the definition of the ‘new normal’ for hospitality, says Lynx,

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