Move Over Meat – It’s World Meat Free Day

Vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians rejoice! World Meat Free Day (12th June) is here again and it’s the perfect excuse to rope your carnivorous friends into tackling your diet for the day. Struggling to convince them of the benefits of a meat free lifestyle? By going meat free for just one day you can save the equivalent daily […]

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5 Things Not to Miss At The Taste of London Festival

Every year Regent’s Park is transformed into a treasure trove of foodie delights during the Taste of London festival (14th-18th June). As always, there are so many amazing treats in store that it’s tricky to narrow down which stalls should be a top priority. But there’s no need to fear, we’re here to help with […]

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Clean up on Aisle 2: Why own-label products are on the up

Following the swell of inflation, Brits are starting to feel the pinch. Food inflation currently stands at 2.9%, meaning that over the past 3 months we’ve tacked on an additional £27 to our grocery bills. According to Chris Hayward, consumer specialist at Kantar Worldpanel: “That £27 may not seem like much, but if inflation continues […]

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The future is now

This week William Murray attended the final of the 2017 Springboard FutureChef final at Westminster Kingsway College. The FutureChef competition inspire young people (aged 12-16) to cook, providing a much needed talent pipeline into apprenticeships for the industry. The final was the culmination of months of hard work by the 12 finalists, who successfully outcooked […]

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Steak your reputation on British Beef

Cows might have their hooves firmly on the ground, but beef is flying high in foodservice. In fact it’s the only protein group in growth across all sectors¹. Beef is a steadfast winner with consumers, but it’s also undergoing something of an image makeover, with sugar replacing red meat as the nemesis of nutritionists. AHDB’s […]

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Beyond publicity: B2B PR as a business driver

In case you hadn’t heard (we’ve barely mentioned it) we picked up not one, not two, but three B2B Marketing Awards back in November. And today, the good folks who run the competition published an interview with our CEO, Anita Murray, on all things B2B PR. You can read the full piece here. From the […]

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PRmoment Awards 2017 – we’re a finalist!

Attracting more than 850 high quality entries and an esteemed judging panel, the PRmoment Awards is a key date in the UK PR calendar. We’re looking forward to them already. Especially after today’s news that we’ve made the final for B2B PR Agency of the Year and B2B Campaign of the Year (for our ‘Dishing up advice on gluten-free‘ campaign  […]

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Trendspotting with William Murray

Hot in the Kitchen #3 – Trendspotting with William Murray

Consumer demand is shifting – largely thanks to an increasingly travel-savvy millennial dominated population. This group will very soon have more spending power than any other and commands formidable trendsetting power. And they’re not just after food, they want the whole experience… The ‘eat and tweet’ generation has been a key driver behind many recent developments in foodservice – from re-defining […]

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Choose life. Choose haggis

This week, the media spotlight’s been well and truly on Scotland. Here at William Murray HQ, we hate to miss out on the action. So, as Ewan McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller et al. recovered from their stint on the orange carpet to launch the much-anticipated Trainspotting 2, we experimented with another orange Scottish export – […]

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Lights, camera: Springderella

If Red Nose Day has taught us anything, it’s that dressing up and making a fool of ourselves for a worthy cause is always a good idea. So when our spirited CEO, Anita, was asked by The Springboard Charity to participate in their pantomime, Springderella, it was a no brainer. The Springboard Charity supports unemployed, […]

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