News

Market segment x

Year x

The conversation of casual dining

The conversation of casual dining

Posted on 14/04/2013

The boundaries between restaurants and fast food are rapidly blurring. The gap that once existed between a quick burger on-the-go and a sit-down restaurant meal is now filled by the phenomenon of ‘casual dining’. And, I think it is safe to say - casual dining is here to stay.

Read more
Aviko at LACA 2013 Stand P33

Aviko at LACA 2013 Stand P33

Posted on 12/04/2013

Aviko (Stand P33) will be on hand at the 2013 LACA Conference (10th-12th July 2013, Hilton Birmingham Metropole) to share their passion for potatoes and menu inspiration with school caterers from across the UK. The company works in partnership with schools to get kids’ interested in food and will be showcasing its dedicated range throughout the three days.

Read more
Food for thought

Food for thought

Posted on 11/03/2013

What a difference the last six months has made in the global agri-markets where we have seen most food commodity prices increase to levels only experienced two years ago. Notably, the world potato market has risen to levels last seen during the 2010/11 crop.

Read more
It's time for Tiger Fries

It's time for Tiger Fries

Posted on 11/03/2013

Move over Easter Bunny, it’s time for Tiger Fries Kids eat with their eyes, so it's no wonder that many outlets make special provisions when catering for young diners, especially during seasonal periods.

Read more
Delicious Gluten Free Range

Delicious Gluten Free Range

Posted on 11/03/2013

Now everyone can be a wedges fan with our delicious and gluten-free range! Our extensive wedges range will ensure you are not missing out on catering for those needing gluten-free menu choices. A profit opportunity not to be missed out on, according to Coeliac UK, the gluten-free OOH market is worth an estimated £100 million a year**.

Read more
The fourth edition available now

The fourth edition available now

Posted on 11/03/2013

Crack the casual dining market with Aviko The fourth and final edition of our e-magazine, A Taste of Aviko, is now available on our website. In this issue we turn our attention to cracking the profitable casual dining market, and in particular we provide a range of delicious recipe videos to keep you ahead in the menu planning stakes.

Read more
Food at any cost

Food at any cost

Posted on 18/12/2012

As we enter the festive season where we share good tidings with our colleagues and loved ones, spare a thought for the millions of people around the world that go to sleep on an empty stomach.

Read more
Potato crop news

Potato crop news

Posted on 18/12/2012

The 2012 crop has been distinctly different from that of 2011 due to the completely different weather conditions. Last year there was a total of 30.5 million tonnes of potatoes in the 5 main European potato growing countries (UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France), more than enough to fulfil the market demand. However, this year the picture is different, with the total crop across these five countries amounting to just 27 million tonnes.

Read more
Make a sensible choice this Silly Season

With temperatures plummeting and the sound of Slade seemingly everywhere, it can only mean one thing: Christmas is upon us! So begins the foodservice silly season, with chefs and caterers run off their feet at this famously busy time of year.

Read more
To another 50 years!

To another 50 years!

Posted on 17/12/2012

2012 saw us celebrate an amazing 50 years in the business, a huge milestone marking half a century of innovation and endeavour. The company has been transformed since 1962 from a small co-operative of 32 farmers, growing to become a European leader and one of the four largest potato processors in the world.

Read more
What a year!

What a year!

Posted on 17/12/2012

2012 has truly been a year to remember. From the Diamond Jubilee celebrations to the spectacle of the Olympics, Great Britain has had the time of its life. Our achievements may not have been quite on the same scale, but 2012 has also been a very successful year for Aviko with the introduction of Superlongs, Sweet Potato Fries, Herb Diced Potatoes and Hash Brown Bites!

Read more
Let’s celebrate without compromise

The third edition is out! To celebrate without compromise, you can create a festive menu with the new Aviko Inspiration Magazine. Although times are tough at the moment, at Christmas, your guests are looking for indulgence. Everyone want to treat themselves to a festive meal, without having to compromise on quality or experience. Pasta and rice are popular items on modern menus, however, at Christmas time, potatoes are a firm favorite in their traditional as well as in their innovative guises.

Read more
New from Aviko: Sweet Potato Fries

At Aviko, we have spoken to UK consumers and an amazing 74% would order Sweet Potato Fries if they were on the menu. In addition to that, 76% think they would be great on a children's menu and most people (68% of respondents) view Sweet Potato Fries as a healthier menu option.

Read more
Aviko gets a taste for publishing with new magazine

To mark Aviko's 50th anniversary, the European leader in potato products has launched a new digital magazine dedicated entirely to foodservice - 'A Taste of Aviko'.

Read more

Restaurant Talk Logo Dark

Restaurant Talk is a monthly newsletter focusing on what restaurants are doing in the market right now.

In these challenging times, we all need to help each other, so we'll be using our resources to keep you abreast of the amazing innovation in our industry and what your peers are doing right now.

To subscribe to Restaurant Talk, fill in your details below:

* indicates required