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Thursday 10th August 2017
Anyone seeing the dedication of UK growers in nurturing flower and salad crops for the recent Royal Horticultural Society Flower Shows will have glimpsed how complicated the process of optimising crops in and out of season can be.
Friday 21st July 2017
Gin lovers have been quaffing the spirit in record amounts over the last year and with the emergence of new-style gins and premium mixers, there are no signs that demand will slow down. Those thinking of taking on the challenge of distilling craft gin in the countryside can rely on the proven benefits of using LPG as a consistent and low carbon source of energy to fuel the distilling and fermenting processes that are at the heart of spirit production.
Thursday 22nd June 2017
The potential of LPG in delivering long-term commercial and environmental benefits to businesses and housing developers as they navigate the transforming energy landscape was highlighted at a session of industry leaders at the European LPG Congress in Lisbon this week.
Tuesday 20th June 2017
As Glastonbury opens its doors to around 175,000 festival goers this week, portable LPG, or liquefied petroleum gas, will be an essential ingredient for the festivities, with most of the festival’s 400 plus caterers cooking on gas. Consistent and reliable, the low carbon fuel is top choice for street food vendors and mobile caterers throughout the UK, who consume around 700,000 cylinders of LPG a year.
Monday 12th June 2017
Farming is a vital industry to Britain, with UK agriculture providing more than 60% of the food consumed in the UK. However, with the UK’s exit from Europe and pricing pressure from supermarkets, some farms are looking for ways to expand their businesses in order to survive. Many are opening farm shops, camping facilities onsite, cafes and restaurants to broaden their income.
Monday 22nd May 2017
The care home industry is currently facing multiple challenges that range from the increasingly ageing population, the proposed lifetime caps on paying for care as well as ensuring compliance with the Care Standards Act.
Wednesday 10th May 2017
Air quality at work is a heavily regulated area covered by legislation designed to protect workers from a wide range of potential hazards from asbestos through to fungus spores.
Friday 28th April 2017
This may sound like the opener to a joke, but the answer is a sincere one; Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
Wednesday 29th March 2017
With more than 30 million visitors each year, tourism in the UK contributes £121 billion to the economy and makes up 7% of the national GDP. With a 3% increase year-on-year in the number of visitors, a recent report proclaimed 2017 ‘the year of the staycation’.
Friday 3rd March 2017
The popularity of street food has helped fuel rapid growth in the outdoor catering sector. According to Nationwide Caterers’ Association (NCASS), there are currently just under 10,000 outdoor catering operators in the UK, running 13,000 outlets, consuming up to 700,000 cylinders of LPG a year, with rapid growth in street catering attributed to seasonal markets, farmers’ markets and festivals.
The trade association for the LPG and bioLPG industry in the UK