Monthly archive for June 2018

Is it really vodka?

With the wide range of craft vodkas being produced in BC, it’s interesting to ask, “Are these really vodkas or should the Canadian definition of vodka be changed?” According to Canadian Food and Drug Regulations

Consumers are more health conscious than they have been ever before. Organic food is experiencing a boom, and many people are choosing diets that feature less meat, more vegetables, and are completely free of gluten, additives, and artificial preservatives. It was just a matter of time until exotic alcoholic drinks came under scrutiny from those customers who want to moderate their intake.

The Mobile Revolution

Hang on to your hats: 2018 promises to be one wild ride for business owners.

All signs indicate that this will be a year of massive change, especially when it comes to technology and how it intersects with the consumer experience. It’s not just that everything is going mobile—which it is—but even the concept of mobile itself is changing.

Wheat Beer

Almost always offered as a crisp, refreshing summer brew, wheat beer is one of those styles, which has so many different beers within it, that saying ‘Bring me a wheat beer’ in a bar is like saying ‘Bring me a plate of food’ in a restaurant. With so many variations, from traditional German

Mitigating Rising Labour Costs

A number of provinces have recently increased their minimum wage. As the hospitality sector tends to be very labour intensive, there is no denying that minimum wage increases will impact the bottom line of hospitality businesses—a bottom line which already reflects very thin margins.