What's New

Pulse batter flour offers increased yield and lower oil absorption

V. A. Whitley has launched a pulse-based batter flour which boasts a third greater yield and almo... More


Bag a 1kg sample of Whitley’s Pulse Gluten Free Batter Flour


Following its success at the 2018 CCM Chef’s Own-Brand Awards, where Whitley’s Pulse Gluten Free Batter Flour scooped the Gluten Free award, 10 lucky customers are being offered the opportunity to win a 1kg bag.

Entering the competition is simple, if you are already serving gluten free dishes all you need to do is check that your shop is registered on Friars Pride’s Gluten Free Map or register now. If you don’t serve gluten free yet then add a comment on the company’s Facebook post saying why you’d like to start. Then just comment on the Facebook competition post with your shop name and postcode.

As well as winning a 1kg trial bag of gluten free batter, the 10 lucky shops will also earn free promotion of their gluten free menu and serving days.

Entries will close at midnight on Sunday 17th August and the lucky 10 winners will be announced on Monday 18th August.

Whitley’s Gluten Free Pulse Flour will be exhibiting at FRY I.T. 2019 in Exeter on Sunday 17th March so you will be able to taste, trial and talk all things gluten free batter.


Going gluten free

It’s a growing market but should you - or even could you - add gluten free to your offering?


For Christmas 2012, a Birmingham takeaway battered an entire Christmas dinner – turkey, brussel sprouts, stuffing and all.


Cheesy does it!

Ceres MD Stelios Theocharous believes the time is ripe for friers to add battered cheese to their offering

Skipton chippy gains Gluten-Free accreditation

Bizzie Lizzie’s in Skipton, North Yorkshire, has achieved gluten-free (GF) accreditation from Coeliac UK.

Man v machine

Nigel Hodgson is still surprised at the amount of friers leaving one of their most vital raw ingredients to luck

Offshore workers to get a taste of The Bay batter

The Bay Fish and Chips is taking its batter out of Stonehaven after landing a deal with ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland.

Bridlington chippy turns its batter blue

Audrey’s Fish & Chips in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, is to sell fish in a blue batter to mark the start of the Tour de Yorkshire.

Harbourside sees value in nutritional analysis

Harbourside Fish & Chips in Plymouth is one of the first fish and chip shops in Devon to have its food nutritionally analysed.