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PepsiCo reveals incubator initiative for nascent brands Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The Nutrition Greenhouse programme aims to support Europe-focused nutrition and health & wellness businesses

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City of London Distillery wins Halewood backing for gin

04 Apr 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The micro-distiller will continue to operate independently

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The Cotswold Distillery secures £1.5m in funding round as craft spirits demand soars Subscription

29 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

The Cotswold Distillery has raised more than £1.5m in a fundraising round to keep up with higher-than-expected demand for its new whisky.

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Welsh food & drink to benefit from £21m Project Helix boost

23 Mar 2017 | By Kevin White

Plan will create 370 new jobs in food & drink sector and safeguard 2,000, says Welsh government


Hops specialist Charles Faram secures £6m bank funding to meet growing US demand Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Hops merchant Charles Faram has expanded its presence in the US to fuel the craft beer boom after securing a £6m bank funding package.

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Morrisons’ credit rating moved to positive by Moody’s Subscription

22 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

International ratings agency Moody’s has moved Morrisons’ credit rating from stable to positive in a sign the supermarket’s trading recovery could lead to ratings upgrades.


Aduna smashes £325k funding target as demand for African-inspired food and drink grows Subscription

21 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Health food brand Aduna has hit its £325,000 crowdfunding target just two days after launching the campaign to raise cash for the next stage of growth.

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Imperial Brands and JTI confirm Palmer & Harvey stake talks Subscription

21 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

According to Sky News, the tobacco giants are considering investing tens of millions of pounds into P&H…

Hilltop Honey

Hilltop Honey eyes expansion with £385k funding package Subscription

20 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Welsh raw honey supplier Hilltop Honey has invested in a new manufacturing site and equipment to fuel growth after securing a £385k funding package.

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Chi secures funds to accelerate growth Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Coconut water, milk and oil brand Chi has secured £1.5m from high net-worth backers and overseas distribution partners

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Halewood eyes growth with £50m debt facility Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The company’s plans includes adding a “balanced portfolio” of spirit brands

Bowman Ingredients

Bowman Ingredients secures funding for UK's first dedicated gluten-free plant Subscription

14 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Hertfordshire-based food coatings supplier Bowman Ingredients has opened the UK’s first dedicated gluten-free manufacturing site after securing a £6m funding package from HSBC.

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Miso Tasty surges past £150k Seedrs target Subscription

09 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Japanese snack brand Miso Tasty has surged passed its £150,000 crowdfunding target in less than 36 hours

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Miso Tasty seeks £150k to launch new ramen noodle kits Subscription

06 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Japanese snack brand Miso Tasty is raising £150k in a crowdfunding campaign to support the launch of a new line of ramen noodle kits in 300 Waitrose stores.

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City snapshot: Two food brands appoint insolvency firms after six figure crowdfunding campaigns Subscription

03 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Two food brands with national supermarket listings have collapsed less than two years after raising hundreds of thousands of pounds from crowdfunding investors

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Crowdcube darlings Lick and Feel Free go under Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Public set to lose out as two crowdfunders go under after six figure fundraising campaigns

The Wild Beer Company

Wild Beer asks the crowd for £1.5m for new brewery Subscription

27 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

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.

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Bellfield Brewery hunts £500,000 to fund expansion Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Brewer also plans to create a number of new jobs to strengthen the sales and management teams

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Cauli Rice hits over £3m in crowdfunding Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Cauli Rice has raised £1.4m from a massively oversubscribed crowdfunding campaign – more than £1m higher than its initial

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Cotswold Raw picks up private funding to hike production Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Premium dogfood startup’s crowdfunding campaign failed to hit its £250k target

Poundshop secures £2m funds from Foresight to fuel growth Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin has secured a £2m investment to accelerate growth with backing from venture capital firm Foresight

Phrooti Fruit Infused Water range

Phrooti launches fruit waters following angel investments Subscription

09 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD comes in two variants: Raspberries & Strawberries, and Blackcurrants, Blackberries & Blueberries

Rejuvenation Water

Rejuvenation Water beats funding target as it unveils first overseas listing Subscription

08 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

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.

Bleiker's Smokehouse

Bleiker’s Smokehouse nets funding for growth ambitions Subscription

08 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

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.

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Cauli Rice smashes £400k target in new crowdfunding round Subscription

07 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Cauli Rice has raised more than £2m across four rounds of crowdfunding stretching back to September 2014.

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Tesco results: what the analysts say Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Tesco’s UK-like-for-like sales were up 0.9% in the year – its first reported full-year growth for seven years. Here’s how analysts have reacted

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Sainsbury's results: what the analysts say Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

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Crowdfunding puts the fun in funding but it's not without risk Subscription

03 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Amidst turbulent conditions, there are sure to be further failures and a tightening of the rules

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Asda’s quiet man Sean Clarke is right to focus on more than price Subscription

21 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

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 …

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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.


'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

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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

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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

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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.

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"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.

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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

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