Maltsmiths will initially comprise two beers: a Bavarian-style Pilsner and American-style IPA…
McColl’s plans to continue its acquisitive push in the convenience grocery sector, despite having only received regulatory approval for its buyout of almost 300 Co-op stores in the weeks before Christmas.
Profits sweetened in the first six months of the year but ABF warns that benefits of the weak pound will fade in second half.
Waitrose and M&S use Ecrebo to provide customers with targeted offers at the till…
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.
The deal has already seen 12,000 cases of Golden Ale supplied to Iceland stores by Suffolk-based St Peter’s Brewery…
Morrisons launches first women's clothing range Subscription
The Nutmeg women’s collection is available in 50 selected stores
The retailer is looking to create 3,300 new shift leader roles
Omsco to expand milk pool to meet export demand Subscription
Executive chairman Nicholas Saphir said international growth was a key strategy for the Co-op
Relex will help improve demand forecasting and replenishment and increase availability at its 768 transit stores
The NPD follows warnings by the WSTA that Prosecco prices could rise by as much as 9%, or 59p per bottle
The lineup is made from a “100% natural” mix of fibres, including bamboo and paper
The model would enable customers to pick up online orders in a designated 15-minute to two-hour window
Wrap report urges more packaging changes to cut food waste
goldTrials of the 5:1 scheme have reported significant increases in transactions, turnover and frequency of visits…
The frozen discounter plans to open 25 The Food Warehouse stores across the UK this year
Joy Spence was the world’s first woman to become a master blender, according to the Campari brand
McColl’s said this morning in its annual results that the foundations for “transformational” growth have been laid as it opened the first of the 300 stores bought from Co-op.
The fallout from the failed Unilever Kraft-Heinz merger continues to generate headlines as the weekend papers reveal more of the backroom machinations during the brief pursuit.
Co-op pledges Fairtrade cocoa in all own label Subscription
The Co-op is to become the first UK retailer to sell and use only Fairtrade cocoa in all own-brand products
Sean Clarke puts Asda in back-to-basics lockdown Subscription
Asda boss Sean Clarke has retired the flagship strategy of his namesake predecessor six months early
The delivered wholesale giant said the improvements would provide customers with a more tailored experience
Latest HMRC figures show £474m worth of British gin was sold abroad in 2016
Public Health England has vowed to defend the industry amid criticism of shrinkage
Innocent’s NPD will launch in April 2017
Unilever shareholders may have missed out on the 18% premium but they have been left sitting on a tidy 12.5% profit
Waitrose trials video shelf-edge ticketing Subscription
The supermarket has started a 12-week trial at its store in Trumpington, Cambridge
Adelie Foods has new owners, after a torrid first 18 months of trading saw private equity firm HIG Capital exit the group after making a £15m opperating loss last year. Plus, Lily’s Kitchen, Unilever/Kraft Heinz and all the latest news from the City.
The government is under growing pressure to overhaul the business rates system rather than just offer help for small firms affected by the revaluation of properties.
Adelie looks to rebuild under new owners ICG Subscription
Adelie Foods has new owners, after a torrid first 18 months of trading saw private equity firm HIG Capital exit the group.
In this video, James Cronin of Lancaster University Management School argues the “shopping experience” is no longer relevant
Sainsbury’s is launching early morning home delivery slots in Scotland for the first time next month
Premium petfood maker Lily’s Kitchen has slipped into the red despite a 30% sales hike
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
Bibby Distribution has slashed the carbon emissions involved in transporting fruit juice by using lighter tanker units
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Headlines suggesting consumers ’sniff’ milk to see if it is still fresh, has once again highlighted the controversy surrounding food labelling and the problem of waste in the industry
Which brands are getting it right on social media? Subscription
The industry has recruited many social media followers and fans – but how can they actually engage with them?
A few weeks ago, no one had heard of Sutton United’s sub goalie Wayne Shaw
Mrs May was looking awfully stern when she marched into the store on Monday
Brits are facing a surge in Brazil nut prices after climate change hit harvests in Bolivia
Beer, bread and baked beans are the latest victims of Brexit, with shoppers facing price hikes on their favourite brands
Can Bud Light win over UK drinkers this time round? Subscription
Even in an age of obesity, the low-calorie message may misfire
Polman must act. And fast. Subscription
That was awkward. The barbarians are at the gate. Two days later they’ve sloped home
The big supermarkets seem switched on to the threat to free-range eggs
Will Warren Buffett and his Kraft-Heinz mob be back? Subscription
The £115bn bid for Unilever has been called off, but it’s sent shockwaves through the fmcg sector
New research suggests we should double the recommended daily amount of fresh fruit and vegetables in our diet, but is it a case of easier said than done?
Dispatches 'reveals' obvious consequences of Brexit Subscription
Less than a year post-EU referendum and, shock horror, the price of our shopping basket has gone up
Poor production still driving up price of EU wheat Subscription
EU wheat prices continued to rise due to poor production in major growing regions
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