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Hot Stuff - Protecting Your Establishment From Fire

Fire protection & prevention tips for your business Protecting your establishment from fire damage is a hot topic at the moment if you will pardon our pun. Unfortunately, this is no laughing matter. Recently, fire outbreaks in Cameron House & Grenfell Tower resulted in tragic loss of life while also highlighting the need for fire safety to be firmly in place in your establishment. Why does it matter? As we work closely with the catering & hospitality industries, we know that fire is most certainly both our friend and foe. It is easy to become complacent, and many chefs know this all too well. With a roast and a toast, we boldly boast of our professional cooking skills, admire our latest culinary creation and praise...

A Dash of Black

Welcome to the first of 1956’s catering blogs, where we will discuss the latest developments in the catering industry, recipes, testimonials and more. We begin 2018 with a look at the current trend of food colouring and what the benefits are for your catering company. So let’s start it off with a look at the latest trend; active charcoal. What is Active Charcoal? Active charcoal is an ingredient that has taken the stage on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Top restaurants focused on detoxifying ingredients, and healthy alternatives following the continued increase in public awareness of healthy eating have created culinary wonders; blackening the colours on everything from burger buns, icing, smoothies, cheese, lattes, sau...