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Posts from July 2018

If you’re a bar owner, there is nothing better than hearing the hum of customers enjoying each other’s company as they sip on some refreshing beverages. However, if you find that your establishment is running a little dry when it comes to business, we’ve got some great tips to help you improve your bar’s business: 
A quiet bar with 'relax' printed on the window
Catering companies are some of the most thriving businesses in the food industry, with many people feeling inspired to start their own culinary enterprise after enjoying a delicious meal or receiving top quality dining service. According to the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE), catering is a far more viable option for start-ups than restaurant counterparts for several reasons. Not only is a certain amount of food needed for particular events, but catering staff are also required less frequently, keeping food wastage down and staffing costs to a minimum. If you’re thinking of becoming a caterer, we’ve got some fantastic tips to help you run your new catering business smoothly and successfully: 
A delicious selection of canapés
Not only are UK food festivals the best places to enjoy some of the finest British cuisines but they also present food retailers with the perfect opportunity to showcase their products and services. Consequently, whether you produce freshly baked goods, specialise in seafood or are an organic food supplier, there are several culinary events happening across the UK this summer that you’ll certainly want to know about. From local festivals such as the Great Dorset Chilli Festival to more national events like The Big Feastival, we’ve compiled a list of the UK’s best food festivals for 2018 that you won’t want to miss: 
A bottle of orange juice and a sandwich on a bench at a food festival
Fresh produce is a popular product and whether you are an in-store retailer or a market stall holder, keeping your fruit and vegetables as fresh as possible is of vital importance. However, while health and safety should always come first, you should also consider how to display your produce in a way that makes it as appealing as possible to customers, so they cannot resist picking up a juicy bunch of apples or a succulent vine of tomatoes. While a fridge unit may seem like the easiest option, there are several other, more creative methods of displaying fresh fruit and vegetables that are sure to make your goods look more enticing. Below, we’ve listed just five alternative fresh produce displays: 
Just some of our clients: 
All our Plantabox products are hand-made and personalised for you! 
 
We would love to continue building your personalised wooden crates, but we have run out of wood and paint! 
(Because of the Covid-19 outbreak these are not seen as critical supplies.) 
 
We have had to make the extremely difficult decision to temporarily close the Plantabox business, including FurnitureCrates.com 
The Business will resume after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed. 
We thank everyone for their support at this difficult time and apologise for any inconvenience caused. 
 
Our website will remain open, but for all orders placed, build and delivery will be delayed until after we re-open. We will update as soon as we are able. 
Please do not place an order if delivery is time critical. 
 
To discuss an order, or if you have questions, email sales@plantabox.co.uk 
 
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