From rice pudding as the next big food fad, to the idea of "desert island customers" , and everything you ever needed to know about the modern craft beer movement, Monday's inaugural Next Generation event (11 April 2016) was packed with expert advice, ideas and help.
An alternative energy drink has been launched, made with botanicals such as blackthorn, hawthorn, snakeroot and wormwood, blended with dark berry juices.
'Some of the best pubs appeal to different people for different things at the same time," we said of zoning in our recent run-down of 50 Things That Make Pubs Great .
"If you can have a dimly lit corner for the romantics and still get a group in for something more raucous, you're zoning well."
The 2017 British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand will be supported by Kiwi wine brand Mud House.