‘Bearista’ truck | Pop-up truck serves Grizzlychoc, BabybearChino or Pandacino

22-1-2018

If you’re walking down the street in the UK and happen to see a polar bear on wheels headed your way, don’t worry – it’s just Cartoon Network’s latest furry creation to celebrate the return of their pop culture gem ‘We Bare Bears’, airing every day at 4:30pm this month. The Bearista truck will visit different cities and serves Grizzlychoc, BabybearChino or Pandacino, even better you can take a bear-hug selfie with the stars of the show. read more

Yumpingo | Read the thoughts of your guests

22-1-2018

We think that every entrepreneur loves to know what goes on in the head of his or her guests. What do they really like about the food? Too much taste, too little? Should the portions be smaller or larger. Questions that aren’t easy answered. Yumpingo is a platform that ensures that feedback from guests can be directly converted into adjustments to the menu. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 3 2018

19-1-2018

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’.

This week, amongst others about the art of matching beers with desserts and a Pizza Run will be organized in London.

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Pub-Corn | Popcorn with a beer, Irish cream or Pina Colada taste

18-1-2018

 

Popcorn remains a popular product to experiment with, even in 2018. The latest taste we have encountered is ‘beer popcorn’, popcorn with beer flavors. Created and made by Pub-Corn, which has several alcohol infused popcorn flavors in the assortment, like Irish cream and Pina Colada. read more

The pancake on a stick | Sonic Drive In

17-1-2018

 

While we were checking new sources for pancake inspiration we came across a press release from Sonic Drive In in February 2017 about their returning breakfast item: The pancake on a stick.  Perfect for those who love pancakes and sausages. It has been an item at their breakfast menu before and although we can’t find it at their current menu we would love to share this inspiration with our European audience.

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The Blended Burger | By Green Recycled Organics

17-1-2018

 

During the Dutch Horecava GRO (Green Recycled Organics) presented the Blended Burger® to the hospitality industry. This hamburger new style consists of a tasty mix of oyster mushrooms grown on coffee grounds and high quality Dutch milk beef. A healthy, tasty and responsible alternative for the traditional burger and yet another initiative to gradually reduce our meat consumption. read more

Moonshine Raceway | At ‘The Four Thieves’ pub

16-1-2018

Moonshine Raceway is a new sporting activity which provides the opportunity to experience the thrills and spills of REAL motorsport. It’s safe, inexpensive and great fun! Drivers will be invited to take the wheel of one of 10 perfectly performance matched top range super-cars, using real steering and pedal controls to pilot their cars to victory. The first Moonshine raceway opened last year at the pub and microbrewery ‘The Four Thieves’ in London. Would these kind of funny and attractive arcade games lure people back in pubs?

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With love from Japan | Mongee Banana with edible skin

15-1-2018

  • Setsuzo Tanaka, the technical development manager at D&T Farm

Mongee Banana, pronounced as ‘mon-gay’, is a new fruit product from Japan and has an edible peel. The name ‘Mongee’ means ‘incredible’ and is grown by D&T Farm in Japan’s Okayama Prefecture. They use the ‘Freeze-thaw’ awakening method, which allows the tropical fruit to grow in Japans cooler climate. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 2

12-1-2018

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’.

This week, amongst others about how to deal with politics as a chef and Walt Disney is getting a wine bar.

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Starbucks introduces a second espresso | Starbucks Blonde Espresso

11-1-2018

Starbucks Blonde Espresso – a light roast that’s smooth and subtly sweet– is a permanent menu item complementing the boldness of Starbucks Signature Espresso Roast originally introduced more than 40 years ago. Customers across the U.S. will now be able to order any handcrafted espresso beverage with their choice of “Starbucks® Signature” or “Starbucks® Blonde” espresso, including Starbucks Caffe Latte, Cappuccino, Flat White, Macchiato and Americano beverages. read more

Rebel Coast Winery | Alcohol-free marijuana-infused wine

10-1-2018

Marijuana is becoming a multibillion dollar industry after several US states decided to legalize the use of recreational marijuana about a year ago. Estimations are suggesting the market could be worth over US$50 billion annually by 2026. Besides smoking marijuana, there are plenty other ways to get the marijuana into your body. One of the latest innovations comes from a California winery that created the world’s first alcohol-free, marijuana-infused Sauvignon Blanc.

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Voice Chocolate | Inspiration for Valentine’s Day from Japan

9-1-2018

The chocolates from Voice Chocolate are all unique chocolates made on the basis of your voice. The idea came from the Japanese telecom company NTT DoCoMo, especially for Valentine’s Day 2017. People could record a short message through an app that is eventually formed into chocolate. The recipient scanned this message in the unique chocolate bar in a AR app that reads the design and plays the original message.

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Book and Bed hostel | Heaven for bookworms

8-1-2018

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Book and Bed hostel allows you to book an overnight stay at a book store! A space that is impossible to leave if you’re in the midst of your book! It’s a cheap dorm with as difference: the bunk beds for their guests are hidden behind library shelves filled with over 1,700 books in Japanese and English. The first hostel opened in 2015 in Tokyo, in the meantime they opened three more Book and Bed hostels in Asakusa, Kyoto and Fukuoka.

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Trends we spotted | Week 1

5-1-2018

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’.

This week, amongst others about UK’s first selfie cappuccino, food events in January and the first Valentine’s packages are already available!

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MUJI hotel Shenzhen | Opens this January

4-1-2018

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The popular Japanese home retailer MUJI will open a hotel this January the 18th, MUJI hotel Shenzhen, in Shenzhen, China. Hotel operations will be run by other parties, the development of the hotel, the interior design is done by MUJI, featuring the company’s line of furniture and housewares. An opportunity for guests to experience MUJI products.

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