The Krumb

In order to ensure our wholesale bakery range is always ahead of the game, we invest in research and insight into the food and drink industry. We take the time to identify the latest product and eating out trends, looking at the latest cuisine mega trends, changes in dietary behaviours and more, to ensure our products are diverse. What’s more, this approach ensures that our customers have access to the highest quality foods that their own customers demand. We break these trends down to create The Krumb; your mini pocket guide exploring growing trends and channels in the foodservice industry.

Latest Articles

Experience-Driven Formats: The Future Of The Eating Out Industry
Experience-Driven Formats: The Future Of The Eating Out Industry
Following a recent industry report, the future of eating out is looking bright. This is to be bolstered by a few key trend drivers, such as experience-driven formats for bars and restaurants. Here's how you can use this trend for your own business.
Chicago Pizza Is Back: Chicago Tavern Style Pizza
Chicago Pizza Is Back: Chicago Tavern Style Pizza
Pizza is a firm favourite with consumers across the globe, with new flavour trends emerging every year. The latest craze? Chicago Tavern style pizzas - here's how you can introduce them into your own menu.
The Summer Of Kids Eat Free – Are You Joining?
The Summer Of Kids Eat Free – Are You Joining?
Last year saw the meteoric rise of chain restaurants offering kids eat free initiatives during the summer holiday period. With the cost of living still high (and often growing at times) and many families feeling the pinch, it’s expected that more businesses will offer this throughout summer 2023.
How to Plan Your Menus for the New School Term
How to Plan Your Menus for the New School Term
The school year's soon ending, but now is the perfect time to starting planning menus for the new school year. As experts in food for education, here are our top tips for getting your menus ready for the next school year.
Make Your Picnic Perfect This Season With Doughballs
Make Your Picnic Perfect This Season With Doughballs
Looking for a fun way to create some bitesize snacks for summertime picnics? Or maybe you want to introduce some smaller bites to your menu. This is all possible with our range of doughballs.
Planning Your Menus For Success
Planning Your Menus For Success
One of the ways you can make the most impact with your menus is by providing the right foods for your customers at the right time. Here’s how you can schedule your menus for success.
The Importance Of Good Food In The Education Sector
The Importance Of Good Food In The Education Sector
Providing good, nutritious food that children will eat is a hard task for schools. As a school food supplier, we have knowledge and experience in this sector, providing schools with tasty, healthy baked goods and recipes that inspire school chefs - and promote learning.
Tackling Gluten Free Catering
Tackling Gluten Free Catering
Gluten free options are growing in popularity within the eat-in food industry - is your menu ready? Read how you can make your dishes gluten-free with our range of recipes and products.
Why You Should Use Kara For Your Quick Serve Needs
Why You Should Use Kara For Your Quick Serve Needs
If you’re looking to break out as a hospitality supplier that specialises in quick serve food and drink, now is the time to do it. At Kara, we have a wide rage of products suited to the quick serve and hospitality industry - learn more about how we can help you.
BBQ Inspired Menu Ideas For Summer
BBQ Inspired Menu Ideas For Summer
This season, fill your menu with new BBQ dishes, offering variations of everyone’s favourite food from the grill: the burger. In these recipes (which all utilise Kara’s wholesale bakery range), you’ll find there’s plenty of mouth-watering ways to take your menu up a notch, using ingredients you’ll already have in the pantry.
Feel Nostalgic With Retro Foods in 2023
Feel Nostalgic With Retro Foods in 2023
This year, nostalgic foods are making a comeback. We're talking Baked Alaska, dirty burgers, the lost. If you want to inject some nostalgia into your menus, take a look at the latest trends to hit the market this year.
Pub and Bar Trends For 2023
Pub and Bar Trends For 2023
2023 looks like it’s proving to be a testing time for both pub and bar owners. Rising running costs, constantly changing trends and, although it seems like a while ago now, many are still reeling from the after effects of COVID. There are many threats to our public houses at the moment, and if there’s […]
Top Trends To Hit The Hospitality Industry This Year
Top Trends To Hit The Hospitality Industry This Year
Plenty of fresh-faced hospitality trends are set to hit the industry in 2023. At Kara Foodservice, our job is to make sure you’re prepared for what’s to come and help you get the right produce for your menus.