All articles by Ellie Clayton

Ellie Clayton

Eloma announces new managing director

Mark Joseph Müller succeeds Dr. Hilmar Rudloff as managing director of Eloma GmbH

New wave engine refrigerator developed

A leading university in Japan has developed a new refrigerator, powered only by waste heat

Australia considers sugar tax

Australia is the latest country to join a growing number imposing a levy on sugary drinks to try and curb the rates of obesity

New York restaurants under pressure

The New York restaurant industry has united with the city’s Department of Small Business to form the NYC Food & Beverage Council as it tries to stem the pressure caused by astronomical rents, rising wages, and strict regulation

France bans disposable plastics

France has become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils after parliament passed a law that will come into effect in 2020

Restaurants are breaking away from bricks and mortar

At the end of August, the Good Food Guide released its annual guide to the must visit restaurants for the UK 2017, revealing the escalating success of a new trend in British appetites

Too Good to Go: The app to tackle food waste

Technological disruption is nothing new in foodservice, but, as a new app launches determined to get to the bottom of the problem of waste in restaurants, developers are starting to use technology as a force for good. Ellie Clayton meets Chris Wilson, UK co-founder of the Too Good to Go app, to find out he plans to take it global

Starbucks’ new hipster dress code

With dyed hair, tattoos and beards actively encouraged, Starbucks’ new dress code is a clear departure. Ellie Clayton asks what could be behind its new, hipster image.

Sweet deal: could Hershey’s accept another bid?

When Mondelez International’s $23bn bid to buy American chocolate giant Hershey was rejected, there was more at stake than the bottom line

Philadephia is latest battleground in the war against sugar

Philadelphia has taken a novel approach in its war against sugar, in an attempt to gain public support for a tax that has previously been fiercely criticised as being an assault on freedom of choice