Starbucks continues China takeover
Following Starbucks’ recent success in China, the Seattle coffee giant announces the acquisition of a further 1,300 outlets, alongside the opening of a Shanghai Reserve Roastery
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Tax reform puts Indian foodservice sector on tenterhooks
Red tape and botched tax reform dampens optimism in India’s high-flying foodservice and hospitality industries

HOFEX 2017 review and a new FCSI APD board announced
With 39,060 visitors HOFEX 2017 was a great success. The show also saw the announcement of a new board for FCSI Asia Pacific

Australian visa changes rewrite rules for foodservice and hospitality
Until April, the 457 visa was a staple part of recruitment in the Australian foodservice and hospitality industries; its abolition means all this is set to change, reports Thomas Lawrence

Blog: Ayurveda cuisine goes global
Ayurveda expert Dr. Mahesh Sabade looks at the origins of this ancient cuisine and assesses how people can benefit from it today, around the world

In my view: Ken Sangster FCSI
Ken Sangster FCSI is the former owner and principal of Sangster Design Group, in Sydney, Australia. He retired in April 2017, after starting his career in 1985

Hotelex Shanghai broadens its scope
This year Hotelex saw an increase in visitors, confirming it as one of the most influential events in hospitality and catering