Steelite International, the new owners of Royal Crown Derby, believes that there is a niche market for fine china in the hospitality industry.
The manufacturer based Stoke is hoping to expand the luxurious British brand. Kevin Oakes, the Chief Executive of Steelite International says that the brand is likely to be in places such as palaces and the 'finest' hotel tables as well as on yachts and cruise ships.
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As temperatures fall this weekend the amount of sunshine we will see is on the rise. After a mild November, December is off to a cool start.
Breaks in the cloud overnight will allow mist and fog patches to develop. Sunny spells developing tomorrow.
Any patchy drizzle is likely to ease through the evening, with the rest of the night remaining mostly dry but rather cloudy, with hill fog.