Trend talk: How to drive profit in the pub sector
27th February 2020
The growth of the pub market is outperforming the wider eating out market. According to MCA’s Pub Market Report 2019, this sector was due to grow by 1.9% last year and be worth £23bn. One in six lunches and three in 10 dinners are consumed in pubs,...
Veganuary? Pull it all together with the buttery taste of Whirl
9th January 2020
Vegan. Plant-based. It’s saving the planet and making us all healthier. But how do you actually make it interesting enough to put on a menu time and time again?
2020 menu inspiration: The trends to take note of
12th December 2019
Festive feasting may be in full flow, but already many caterers will have mapped out menus for 2020. So, what can we expect to see? Here are our top three ‘ones to watch’ and how Whirl can help you deliver them …
Dive into the world of dairy-free diets
11th November 2019
The rise of veganism as a dietary choice has been of huge benefit to those who are lactose intolerant, both in the number of available lactose-free products and the increase in acceptance that dairy-free alternatives are a must for any...
Whirl on the street is …
22nd October 2019
Street food has become a firm favourite on the UK foodie scene. In fact, the street food market has grown faster than the total fast food market, with over 2,000 businesses and a value of more than £1.2bn in 2018.
Up your vegan grab and go game
26th September 2019
Busy lifestyles are dictating the way many people dine. Food to go is growing – and accounts for almost 25% of the total eating out market*, which is estimated to reach a value of £21.2bn this year.
Simple summer crowd pleasers with Whirl
19th August 2019
Summer provides lots of menu inspiration. Crisp, leafy salads, barbecued meats and light desserts provide the perfect base for flavour creativity. Alongside the fruit, vegetables and herbs that are in season, ensure you invest in cost-effective,...
Be inspired with our new Whirl videos!
22nd July 2019
Whirl is a kitchen saviour for many chefs. A liquid butter substitute, it’s cost effective, healthier than butter, simple to store and packed with authentic buttery flavour – and it’s incredibly easy to use.
Go vegan with new Whirl!
7th June 2019
With 1 in 8 people now following a meat-free diet*, more chefs are looking for innovative vegan ingredient substitutes that deliver on taste and performance, without compromising on quality.
Bring exciting flavour fusions to your menu with new Garlic & Herb Whirl
18th April 2019
Convenient, versatile and infused with authentic flavour, our new Garlic & Herb Whirl provides a quick and easy way to deliver a rich taste to dishes across your menu.
Looking for breakfast menu inspiration?
4th April 2019
An increasing number of consumers are eating breakfast and brunch out of the home – and they expect more from their morning menus than ever before.
Flipping good: Create perfect pancakes with Whirl
7th February 2019
Stacks of soft, fluffy pancakes and golden filled crêpes are a favourite on menus throughout the year. Sweet or savoury, they can be loaded up with a wide range of tasty toppings which makes them a versatile base for chefs to create treats for...
Delicious and nutritious menu ideas to kick start 2019
10th January 2019
Create new healthy eating habits that will last all year
Five festive feasts with Whirl
3rd December 2018
The festive season presents a prime time for food and beverage operators to maximise sales and footfall.
Educating education caterers on Whirl
3rd October 2018
Using healthy ingredients is high on the agenda for every education establishment, from primary and secondary schools, through to colleges and universities.
Fab 4: Ways to use Whirl
30th August 2018
Whirl has become a firm favourite with chefs looking for a butter Substitute.
Back to basics with Whirl
9th July 2018
Why should chefs and caterers use Whirl? Is it because it’s 60% lower in saturated fat, lasts 12 months and doesn’t need to take up room in the fridge? Or is it just that it saves time in the kitchen?
Feed your customers’ appetite for summer sport
11th June 2018
From Royal Ascot to Wimbledon and the World Cup, sport fans are preparing for big-screen action this month – which means a steady supply of great food that’s effortless to eat.
Make school menus simpler and tastier with Whirl
4th May 2018
Working in a school kitchen is a daily challenge like no other. Hundreds of hungry children rely on the kitchen team to provide them with food that tastes great, fills them up, gives them energy for the lessons ahead – and is healthy, too!
Is your menu ready for Coeliac Awareness Week?
6th April 2018
It pays to offer a good selection of gluten-free dishes – and to show customers you’re serious about offering safe, delicious and tempting food that people with coeliac disease can enjoy.
Give your Mother’s Day menus an international theme
7th March 2018
Why not give Mother’s Day specials boards a global flavour with a nod to celebrations around the world?
Delectable dishes that are perfect for spoiling Mum
7th March 2018
A lot of what she fancies – that’s the rule for dishing up treats on Mother’s Day!
Pancake Day crêpes up on us again…
2nd February 2018
Shrove Tuesday is an early one this year – but the colder weather makes it an even better time to dish up luscious, rich pancakes loaded with moreish toppings to banish winter blues!
Crepe Cottage love to give it a Whirl!
2nd February 2018
In just over a year since opening, Crepe Cottage in Dunstable has quickly earned a loyal customer base for its amazing sweet and savoury crepes, waffles, and signature milkshakes.
Power-up your customers for a healthy day ahead!
3rd January 2018
Help customers get back on track with their New Year diets by offering healthy, hearty, power-packed breakfasts.
Say “Bah, humbug!” to butter prices this Christmas
29th November 2017
Scrooge gets a lot of bad press, but he’d approve of Whirl this Christmas.
Give curries a Whirl this winter
31st October 2017
Bring an extra level of flavour to curries this winter by giving them a Whirl!
Give spooky specials a Whirl this Halloween
16th October 2017
Give your menu a spooky touch this Halloween with some creepy culinary creations to tempt trick-or-treaters!
The 12 Days of Whirlmas
8th September 2017
Try The 12 Days of Whirlmas for a menu full of festive flavour.
Guests heap praise on B&B’s breakfasts after Nikki gives them a Whirl
8th August 2017
Nikki Williams says Bentham Lodge, her boutique B&B near York, has become renowned for its breakfasts cooked with Whirl. “Guests always mention my mushrooms and scrambled egg,” she says.
Your Slice of the Action – Celebrate Wimbledon 2017 with Whirl
3rd July 2017
That’s right, Wimbledon has arrived once again – the official start of British summertime, and two glorious weeks of tennis, strawberries, summer cup and champagne!
Butter prices rocket again – there’s never been a better time to ‘Give it a Whirl!’
22nd June 2017
It’s buttery, it’s versatile and chefs love to cook with it. Now, thanks to the continuing rise of the price of butter, there’s never been a better time to try Whirl.
When baking is better with beer…
7th June 2017
At Whirl, we’re intrigued by the food pairing opportunities presented by Britain’s first national beer day.
Give the Gluten Freevolution a Whirl..
27th April 2017
Make gluten free dishes your bread and butter and join the Gluten Freevolution!
Fish fits the bill for a healthy, happy Easter
10th April 2017
Bring fish into focus this Good Friday, with some special dishes to tempt customers to try something new.