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Vague on Vogue: blue is the colour… so long as it’s natural, muted and a wee bit vague

Blue is back for tableware, says Parsley in Time; PLUS 10% discount on Ice blue tableware

There’s been a big rise in demand for blue tableware, according to Parsley in Time, but only if it’s distinctly muted.  Grey- and green-blues are also on trend, with names like seafoam and topaz.

“To be fair, all sorts of muted colours are trending, but demand for blue is biggest,” says Rob Blunderfield, marketing manager at Parsley in Time, which specializes in out of the ordinary tableware.  “However, it shouldn’t be an obvious blue, to be in vogue it needs to be a bit vague… more ‘bluish’ than true blue.” (more…)

The CESA Light Equipment & Tableware Forum 2012

Catering For Innovation

25th April 2012, Barcelo Hotel, Daventry

Two themes dominated the 2012 CESA Light Equipment and Tableware Forum.   On the business side, it was all about buoyancy: every exhibitor reported good sales, several said they had enjoyed record growth in recent months.  On the product side, the theme was the big demand for different options for serving food.  Suppliers are responding with a wave of innovative ideas using materials such as wood, slate, copper and steel – as well as glass and china. 

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