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Camel milk, anyone? 2017’s crazy food and drink trends, by Shannon Grimm-Berghaus

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Here at Lucre, we love food (who doesn’t?) and with it being the year of all things unicorn themed, chocolate ladened and charcoal coloured, there are some certain trends we should seriously be looking out for. Dairy-free lovers should look past the almond and soy milk – it’s time to think camel. Camel milk is […]


Our favourite top 5 summer cocktails by Laura Duncan

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Even though it may feel a bit far from summer at the moment with the intermittent sunshine amidst cold and grey weather, you can brighten your day with our top picks for summer cocktails. Where you will most likely recognise or know some very well, others might surprise you by their cheeky twists, and leave you […]


Foodie Favourites by Ali Gwynne

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Where Brits are headed in the culinary world The results are in and it’s official, we’re a nation of foodies – well, sort of. Coining the term ‘Culinary Magpie’, the latest Great British Chefs Insight report has shown a real resurgence of food trends from 50-60 year ago, with foodies looking to cook things from […]


White wine in spag bol? Whatever next….by Laura Duncan

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There was uproar amongst the foodies this week after TV chef, Mary Berry casually added white wine and cream to her spaghetti bolognaise – even choosing to omit the pasta altogether… Cue Twitter pandemonium with various self-proclaimed foodie experts crumbling under the thought of her ruining this classic comfort dish: “Just watched a cooking programme […]


Shrinkflation, Brexit and the Great Weekly Food Shop by Ali Gwynne

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Brexit’s here to stay, but what does this mean for the food and drink industry? According to The Grocer, most households feel food prices have already risen over the last six months, and they’re not wrong as illustrated by the new buzzword, ‘shrinkflation’ – a practice where manufacturers reduce the size of products, but not […]


Waste Not, Want Not by Ali Gwynne

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Cut down on food waste and save money It’s a common conundrum, you pass the supermarket on the journey home from work, unable to recall what’s in the fridge. Consequently, you end up buying meat, bread and milk that you not only don’t need, but will inevitably have to throw out when it spoils. Unnecessary […]


Power of the Plant? By Kristine Østergaard

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As referenced in our summary of 2017 food trends, there are a number of food and drink movements which look set to influence our dining decisions over the coming months. But how does a trend manifest itself in our daily lives and in what situations are we exposed to them? Do we explore at home, […]


2017 Food Trends – What will (should) we eat? by Kristine Østergaard

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The beginning of a New Year often kicks off with a ‘new me’ attitude among many consumers. It’s always exciting to see what trends are being picked up and which will be left behind. World leading market intelligence agency, Mintel, has revealed its predictions on the six trends we can expect to see in the […]


2016 Cocktail trends – Hit or Miss? by Philippa Barker

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At the start of 2016, we worked with professional cocktail mix brand, Finest Call and distributor Cellar Trends to predict what we can expect to see rise and fall in the cocktail industry for 2017. With this, the team of drink connoisseurs and marketing professionals highlighted eleven trends set to take the industry by storm […]


Pies and puds aplenty for Lucre

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We’re proud to announce two tasty new account wins for our Food & Drink division from one of the UK’s biggest food companies, 2 Sisters Food Group.   We won pitches for both Holland’s Pies, based in Lancashire, and Derbyshire-based Matthew Walker Puddings.   Holland’s Pies, Lancashire baker since 1851, will commence as a retained client, […]