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Rejuvenation Water

Rejuvenation Water launches £150k crowdfunding pitch Subscription

16 Jan 2017 | By Edward Devlin

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.

Organic products in a Danish Super Brugsen store

Organic Trade Board wins £9m in EU funding to grow sector Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

Money will help fund three-year campaign to boost sales, increase jobs and grow awareness of organic products

Cotswold Raw

Cotswold Raw dog food start-up seeks £250k from crowd Subscription

10 Jan 2017 | By Edward Devlin

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.

Ice Kitchen mojito ice lolly

Ice Kitchen wins £150,000 investment for adult lollies Subscription

10 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Outlay was from the Jamin chain of candy stores in the Netherlands

Oppo

Oppo raises £200k in third crowdfunding campaign Subscription

21 Dec 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Sugar-free ice cream brand Oppo has raised more than £200,000 in a third crowdfunding round to continue its rapid growth.

Wiltshire Farm Foods

Wiltshire Farm Foods expands in Yorkshire with bank funding Subscription

07 Dec 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Frozen meals delivery specialist Wiltshire Farm Foods has secured a five-figure funding package to buy a new depot in Yorkshire.

meat

JBS commits again to US float of international business Subscription

06 Dec 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

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

Oatly sells stake to fund global expansion Subscription

06 Dec 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Oat-based milk alternative brand Oatly has raised cash for a global push with the sale of a minority stake.

brewdog

Brewdog launches new £10m Crowdfunding bond pitch Subscription

05 Dec 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Craft brewer BrewDog has launched another crowdfunding pitch to raise up to £10m and help fund its continued global expansion.

Angus & Oink

Angus & Oink close in on BackIt funding target Subscription

30 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

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.

innis and gunn

Innis & Gunn raises £2.5m in crowdfunding campaign Subscription

30 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

The fundraising values the brewer at almost £50m and put a 4.8% stake in the hands of 2,012 investors.

Agricool

French startup to develop container fruit & veg farms Subscription

28 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

Agricool is aiming to produce strawberries in 75 containers across France next year

primal pantry bars

Primal Pantry bags investment from trio of industry heavyweights Subscription

24 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Mark Palmer, Jeff van der Eems and former Cadbury chief strategy director Mark Reckitt have all taken minority stakes in the business.

eggs

St. Ewe Eggs secures six-figure bank loan Subscription

21 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

The Cornish egg producer has invested in equipment to tap into the sports nutrition market, supplying its UK customers with pasteurised eggs for the first time.

Raw Halo

Raw Halo pitches to the crowd to grow chocolate brand Subscription

16 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

The raw premium chocolate brand is seeking £85k to help it meet targets of selling a bar of chocolate every three minutes in 2017.

TG Green Teas mandarin variant

Tg Green Teas reaches funding goal on Tesco's BackIt Subscription

07 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

The start-up brand has raised over £10,000 from more than 110 backers

Phrooti

Phrooti seeks £150k to launch sugar-free fruit water Subscription

07 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Sugar free fruit tea brand Phrooti is pitching for £150,000 in a crowdfunding campaign to launch a new range of bottled waters.

Gousto

Gousto investors pump another £10m into recipe kit growth Subscription

04 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Existing backers BGF Ventures, Unilever Ventures, MMC Ventures and the Angel Co-Fund all contributed to the latest round

Innis & Gunn range

Innis & Gunn raised £1m in three days as beer lovers flock to buy a stake Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

The craft brewer is planning to overfund to raise more money to accelerate the rollout of Innis & Gunn pubs in England and North America.

Thistle Seafood

Thistle Seafoods nets funding deal for growth Subscription

02 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Scottish seafood manufacturer Thistle Seafoods has agreed a multimillion-pound bank funding package to grow at home and abroad.

Drunken Berries

Drunken Berries achieves Tesco BackIt funding target Subscription

01 Nov 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The mixer lineup is made with gin and brandy blended with puréed berries

Innis & Gunn

Innis & Gunn launches AdventureCapital crowdfunding campaign Subscription

01 Nov 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The Scottish craft brewer has launched a crowdfunding campaign in a bid to raise £1m in equity

Wasabi London outlet

Wasabi wraps up £25m funding for store roll out Subscription

31 Oct 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Wasabi is to roll out a further 20 of its sushi chains after securing a £25m bank funding package.

Biscuiteers Royal biscuit tin

Biscuiteers beats £550,000 crowdfunding target Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer has raised £590,150 since the beginning of this month and will continue to accept investments for a further 10 days

Danone Activia yoghurt

Danone raises €6.2bn in bond sale to fund €12.5bn WhiteWave deal Subscription

26 Oct 2016 | By Edward Devlin

The French group said the issue was widely subscribed by “a diversified investor base”, with the bonds to be listed on Euronext Paris.

Christmas games. Morrisons Makes it

Grocers' Christmas results top City expectations Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

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.

santa

'Remarkable' Christmas as major retailers all report success Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

All of the major food and drink retailers have come through the crucial trading period in decent fettle

Tesco food cloud

Tesco Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription

12 Jan 2017

Our roundup of how leading retail and City analysts reacted to Tesco’s latest quarterly update

morrisons staff checkout

The big boys are starting to get even. And David Potts makes it look easy Subscription

10 Jan 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

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

morrisons christmas mistletoe

Which of the grocers has "won" Christmas? Subscription

09 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

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.

B&M front

"Well positioned" B&M benefits from Christmas momentum Subscription

07 Jan 2017 Updated: 09 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson, Edward Devlin

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.

candice brown one use

Who were the winners in the last BBC Great British Bake Off? Subscription

04 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

The popularity of the programme was undeniably good news for the home baking category, which has actually been declining

Gavin Darby

Premier Foods boss back under pressure as sales slump Subscription

14 Oct 2016 | By Edward Devlin

The September sunshine was blamed for plummeting gravy sales at the Bisto and Oxo supplier

lindt lindor

New launches drive UK sales and profits improvements at Lindt & Sprüngli Subscription

10 Oct 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

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 hq

Could Tesco's pension deficit derail its impressive recovery? Subscription

07 Oct 2016 | By Alec Mattinson, Edward Devlin

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?

dave lewis

Tesco’s ‘big six’ questions Subscription

05 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn, Edward Devlin

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

tesco

Tesco results: what the analysts say Subscription

05 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Analysts full of praise for CEO Dave Lewis as “the tanker is turned around”



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