Lollies and chocolate have historically been big moneymakers for small shops. However, in the current age of economic downturn and healthy living, some grocery store managers are finding it harder and harder to shift the sweet stuff. Thankfully, there are many sales-boosting tactics out there that can help you sell more confectionery. Some of these strategies capitalise on products you already sell well; if, like many small shop managers, you sell plenty of drinks, these beverage-centric tips could work for you.
26 December 2017
Some people may assume that chilli is only suited for making food spicy and as such, would steer clear from it as they think they are not capable of handling the heat. However, although chilli does enhance the flavour of food, it also presents a surprisingly vast array of health benefits that everyone could benefit from. The main chemical in chilli, capsaicin, is the source of heat in the chillies but it also causes other metabolic reactions in your body.
27 October 2017
It can be surprisingly difficult to decide which dishes to include in your wedding menu. Here are three factors which you should take into consideration when making your choices: Budget Unless you are lucky enough to have an unlimited amount of money to spend on the food for your wedding, you will need to factor in your budget when choosing your menu, particularly if you have a long guest list and therefore need to feed a lot of people.
25 June 2017
What makes life so memorable is the broad range of special occasions and significant milestones that deserve to be celebrated. One of the hallmarks of a successful celebration is great food that will leave an impression on your guests while ensuring they leave your event satisfied. As a result, the catering services industry has grown in leaps and bounds to make sure that any ceremony ranging from a small birthday party to a large wedding will have scrumptious food.
30 May 2017
With summer arriving just around the corner, now is the perfect time to host a barbeque. If you plan on attending a barbeque hosted by either a family member or a friend and don't want to arrive empty handed, consider ordering takeout from a Chinese restaurant nearby. There are plenty of dishes that are perfect for the occasion. You can easily call the restaurant in advance and pick up your order before heading to the barbeque.
30 May 2017
How do you make your tea? Do you put the kettle on, throw a teabag into a mug, splash on some hot water and hope for the best? That's fine, but you might not be doing the delicate flavor of your tea justice. We've listed some insider tips on how to prepare the perfect cup of tea every time, including the type of water you should use, how to choose the right tea, and how to prepare your tea.
30 May 2017
One of the most significant features of your wedding is the cake. Not only does the cake act as a culmination of the entire event, but it also functions as a centrepiece throughout the festivities. As such, most people will like grand designs that will stand out and make a memorable impression. However, a mistake some people make is simply giving the cake shop pictures and hope they get a replica cake.
28 May 2017
There's nothing like a nice cold beer to wash down your food. Not so long ago, the choices were pretty limited if you wanted a beer with a meal, so people were often more likely to choose wine if they wanted a sophisticated drink to complement the tastes of the food. But no more. The massive craft beer movement has made interesting, delicious, versatile beers widely available everywhere, giving you more choice than ever before when you're picking a drink for with dinner.
28 May 2017
If you don't often eat seafood but want to add more fish to your diet, you might first learn a few terms and phrases you'll see on the menu of a seafood restaurant. This can help you make the best choice for a fish dish you'll love, and will ensure you know a bit about how it's prepared as well. Shellfish Shellfish is any type of fish that lives or grows in a shell; shrimp, crab, lobster, and oysters are popular types of shellfish.
28 May 2017
When you think of pizza, you most likely picture something dripping with melted cheese and, unless you're vegetarian, plenty of meat, too. For vegans, neither the meat nor the cheese is an option — unless you happen to have some vegan cheese substitute and mock meats handy, which is pretty uncommon. That doesn't mean a vegan can't still enjoy pizza night, even at a pizza restaurant. Pizza bases don't normally contain any dairy or other animal ingredients, making them suitable for people on a plant-based diet to eat.
24 February 2017