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The Top 5 Emerging Wine Regions

15 Aug 19 By: Lene McGuinness

Usually, renowned wine regions such as Tuscany, Bordeaux and the famous Napa Valley take first place when it comes to world-class wine production.


The Top Dessert Trends of 2019

01 Aug 19 By: Lene McGuinness

In the catering world, it’s important to ensure that your business is keeping up with all the latest food trends.


A short guide to UK wine

31 Jul 19 By: Lene McGuinness

In recent years, wine from the UK has been winning prestigious awards and making waves in the global wine industry.


2019 Food Trends

01 Jan 19 By: Lene McGuinness

Every year we go in search of the next big thing in food, so you know what to put on your menus for the forthcoming year. Read on to find out which foods we will all be eating and talking about in 2019.


How hiring catering equipment can help to reduce your plastic footprint

20 Dec 18 By: Lene McGuinness

Since broadcaster and natural historian, David Attenborough, helped bring the country’s attention to the scourge of plastic pollution in the ocean, reducing plastic consumption has moved up the agenda and is now part of many businesses' and individual's sustainability policy.


Food Trends: Vegan Food

13 Dec 18 By: Lene McGuinness

With eating healthily and sustainability at the top of an increasing number of people's agenda, it's no surprise that veganism is on the rise.


Trending colours for the 2018/19 party season

03 Sep 18 By: Lene McGuinness

The party season is almost upon us and as the nights get longer, it's time to start planning the details of any festive parties you may be organising.


Winner of 2016 Event Equipment Hire Company of the Year at the Hire Awards of Excellence

28 Apr 16

We are delighted to announce that we have won the 2016 Event Equipment Hire Company of the Year at the Hire Awards of Excellence for a fifth time. Find out more right here.


Last Minute Ideas for your Valentine’s Event

03 Feb 16 By: Lene McGuinness

Valentine’s Day 2016 is just around the corner and the catering industry is once again preparing for some beautiful and romantically themed events to be taking place. 


Riedel Glassware taste test wins Allens seal of approval

28 Jan 16 By: Lene McGuinness

Riedel, makers of world renowned wine glassware with over 260 years in the industry, recently visited the team at Allens HQ with a wine tasting challenge to prove how much difference their specially designed glasses can actually make.