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Christmas trimmings snackdown: UK’s favourite festive foods

City Pantry analyses top recipe data and search trends to reveal which festive foods prove the most crucial to the nation’s ideal Christmas dinner.

When it comes to Christmas dinner, many Brits are fiercely protective of what they feel makes the perfect festive feast - whether it’s the turkey, the roast potatoes, or even the brussels sprouts. And while we’re all entitled to our opinions in the workplace, we wanted to find out exactly what the most important elements of the main meal are, so you know what’s really worth looking for in your corporate christmas hampers this year.

Using search trends and data from the nation’s leading recipe site, we looked into some of the most popular festive recipes to determine which components are key, what the nutritional breakdown of different dishes looks like, and to crown the UK’s top Christmas pudding. What we found may shock you…

19th November 2020 • • news Continue Reading
Sustainable deliveries - reducing carbon emissions | City Pantry

We are continually looking into ways to reduce our carbon emissions, so have a read about our latest initiative to make City Pantry a more eco-friendly service for all.

22nd September 2020 • 5 min read • news
The nation’s takeaway divide: the unhealthiest regions revealed

City Pantry and Just Eat reveals the nation's takeaway divide, by looking at which cuisines and eating habits saw the biggest rise during lockdown.

17th September 2020 • 5 min read • news
Introducing Pantry Packages | City Pantry

We've launched Pantry Packages - a range of curated food boxes delivered straight to your colleagues' homes. The ideal way to keep positive company culture going while your teams work from home.

30th July 2020 • 5 min read • news
VAT Reduction: A Healthy Hospitality Industry is Good for All

City Pantry’s Managing Director Ben Carter tells us how the government’s recent decision to temporarily reduce VAT for the hospitality sector is a positive step for the industry.

15th July 2020 • 5 min read • news
COVID-19 and the hospitality industry: July 2020 report

Our new report looks at how food businesses have adapted to the new normal and what their predictions are for the future of the industry.

13th July 2020 • 5 min read • news
An interview with the founders of Thankful Hearts

We chatted to the co-founders of Thankful Hearts about how they created a brand and a symbol that helps the public show their continued appreciation for the NHS, even after the clapping stops.

16th June 2020 • 5 min read • news
We’ve partnered with Thankful Hearts to show our continued appreciation for the NHS

We’re working alongside Thankful Hearts to remember, support and heal the NHS in a post-lockdown UK. As of this week, we’ll be including Thankful Hearts stickers in selected Pantry Packages food boxes and office deliveries.

9th June 2020 • 5 min read • news
#FeedYourCommunity - How we’re supporting communities during COVID-19

Here's how are helping to feed vulnerable communities during these difficult times.

26th May 2020 • 3 min read • news
Veganuary - Marketing fad or real deal? | City Pantry

Over the last decade, the rise of veganism and plant-based diets has been impossible to miss, from #meatfreemondays to Veganuary and beyond. But just how much of this move towards mindful eating is a fad, and how much is here to stay?

7th February 2020 • 5 min read • news
The one workplace benefit most employers overlook | City Pantry

Are you ignoring one of the most effective and impactful work benefit at your disposal? Read on to find out, brought to you by the City Pantry team...

22nd November 2019 • 3 min read • news
City Pantry is acquired by Just Eat plc

Learn more about City Pantry and how we're transforming the way people do food at work, with our recent acquisition by Just Eat plc. 

12th July 2019 • 5 min read • news
We're working with Crisis to help the homeless this Christmas

And here's how you can help too. 

1st December 2018 • 2 min read • news
City Pantry - one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK

City Pantry ranked 25th in the 2018 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50. 

20th October 2018 • 3 min read • news
London food start-up City Pantry raises £4m and plans UK expansion

We're changing the way employees eat at work. Join the food revolution with City Pantry.

4th April 2018 • 5 min read • news
The City tops London's team lunch table | City Pantry

Businesses in The City place the most team lunch orders in London, according to new data from City Pantry.

17th January 2018 • 2 min read • news