Wild Beer asks the crowd for £1.5m for new brewery Subscription
The Wild Beer Company is the latest craft brewer to turn to the crowd to raise cash as it kicks off a £1.5m funding drive later this week.
Bellfield Brewery hunts £500,000 to fund expansion Subscription
Brewer also plans to create a number of new jobs to strengthen the sales and management teams
Cauli Rice hits over £3m in crowdfunding Subscription
Cauli Rice has raised £1.4m from a massively oversubscribed crowdfunding campaign – more than £1m higher than its initial
Premium dogfood startup’s crowdfunding campaign failed to hit its £250k target
Poundshop.com has secured a £2m investment to accelerate growth with backing from venture capital firm Foresight
The NPD comes in two variants: Raspberries & Strawberries, and Blackcurrants, Blackberries & Blueberries
Soft drinks start-up Rejuvenation Water has overtaken its £150,000 crowdfunding target after money flooded in from investors as the brand revealed an international listing with Dubai’s largest supermarket chain Spinneys.
Smoked salmon producer Bleiker’s Smokehouse has secured £3.9m in bank funding to expand its capacity to keep up with the demand from new contracts with Morrisons and Aldi.
Cauli Rice has raised more than £2m across four rounds of crowdfunding stretching back to September 2014.
Irish start-up Arc-net, a specialist in food chain traceability, has secured a £2m investment from the founder of one of the world’s largest medical outsourcing firms to support its rapid growth.
Flavoured water start-up Just Bee has secured a six-figure investment from two food and drink veterans
B&M issues £250m bond to support growth plans Subscription
The owner of the B&M Bargains retail chain is issuing £250m on bonds to refinance existing debt and boost its future growth plans.
The app is currently being trialled in the Warner Budgens flagship store in Moreton-in-Marsh
Booming investor demand for food and drink brands has fuelled a recordbreaking year on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube, with popular craft brewer BrewDog hitting its £10m target at the end of 2016.
The Kent-based supplier surpassed its £20k campaign target by raising £22,761 of pledges from 71 backers
Rejuvenation Water launches £150k crowdfunding pitch Subscription
Soft drinks start-up Rejuvenation Water is seeking £150,000 in a crowdfunding campaign to tap into growing consumer demand for low-sugar alternatives to fizzy drinks.
Money will help fund three-year campaign to boost sales, increase jobs and grow awareness of organic products
Premium dog food start up Cotswold Raw is chasing £250,000 from the crowd to expand its range, increase production and develop a cat recipe to double its customer base.
Outlay was from the Jamin chain of candy stores in the Netherlands
Oppo raises £200k in third crowdfunding campaign Subscription
Sugar-free ice cream brand Oppo has raised more than £200,000 in a third crowdfunding round to continue its rapid growth.
Frozen meals delivery specialist Wiltshire Farm Foods has secured a five-figure funding package to buy a new depot in Yorkshire.
Brazilian meat giant JBS has announced a second plan to list its international division in the US after its first scheme, which included moving the division to Ireland, was scrapped.
Oatly sells stake to fund global expansion Subscription
Oat-based milk alternative brand Oatly has raised cash for a global push with the sale of a minority stake.
Brewdog launches new £10m Crowdfunding bond pitch Subscription
Craft brewer BrewDog has launched another crowdfunding pitch to raise up to £10m and help fund its continued global expansion.
Angus & Oink close in on BackIt funding target Subscription
Barbecue sauces brand Angus & Oink is close to reaching its fundraising ambitions on the Tesco crowdfunding site to help upscale production and launch a new product.
Today’s results provide some encouragement that Asda is at least heading in the right direction, but there’s still a long way to go …
Grocers' Christmas results top City expectations Subscription
Which of the supermarkets ‘won’ Christmas is a fight decided at the tills, but the winner of the battle in the City comes down to expectations.
All of the major food and drink retailers have come through the crucial trading period in decent fettle
Tesco Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription
Our roundup of how leading retail and City analysts reacted to Tesco’s latest quarterly update
A back to basics approach implemented by CEO David Potts has seen the once-troubled supermarket bounce back with its best financial results for seven years
Which of the grocers has "won" Christmas? Subscription
Ahead of a busy week of grocery trading updates there are good reasons to think the supermarkets had a far better time of things over the festive period.
As general retailers suffered this week on a gloomy outlook for 2017, the City rushed to grab a piece of B&M European Value Retail, with discounters seen as a safe haven in uncertain times.
The popularity of the programme was undeniably good news for the home baking category, which has actually been declining
The September sunshine was blamed for plummeting gravy sales at the Bisto and Oxo supplier
Swiss chocolate giant Lindt & Sprüngli recorded double-digit sales and profit growth in the UK last year thanks to “significant” growth of its Lindor and Excellence product lines.
Tesco revealed its pension deficit ballooned an eye-watering £3.2bn to £5.9bn in the first half, but what does it mean for the turnaround at the supermarket?
Tesco’s ‘big six’ questions Subscription
Dave Lewis hailed its first-half results as proof the retailer was “out of crisis”. Here are the big six questions raised by today’s announcements