According to the company’s accounts for the year ended 30 May 2015, turnover rose to £101m from £96m last year
UB wants the new campaign, called Crackin’, to transition Jacobs from functional to emotional communication
Pernod Ricard has delivered “solid” first half results as the spirits maker saw 3% organic sales growth in the six months to 31 December 2015.
The company’s announcement follows criticism from Lord Coe
Kellogg’s buoyed by improving cereal trends Subscription
Sales continued to slide at Kellogg’s as US consumer breakfast habits changed but the group said the cereal business improved in the fourth quarter.
Bakkavor international sales surge Subscription
CEO Agust Gudmundsson said the deal to regain control of the ready meals supplier last month marked a turning point for Bakkavor.
The C&C Group brand has stolen a march on drinks suppliers Diageo, Treasury Wine Estates and AB InBev
Tate & Lyle share plunge on commodities weakness Subscription
Shares in Tate & Lyle have dropped by 5.9% today after the sucralose maker warned that weak commodity prices would hit 2016 profits.
Asda launched a trial selling boxes of mis-shaped winter veg at 128 locations on 5 February
Full year revenues at Coca-Cola Enterprises plunged 15% last year as currency movements impacted sales already hit by declining Coca-Cola volumes.
However, price increases helped to offset volume declines and push up revenues 10% in the first quarter to £1.6bn.
Ribena Light Pineapple & Passion Fruit has only 0.5g of sugar compared with the original
The mults’ promotional strategies are once again under intense scrutiny
Kit & Coco is a 100% natural coconut and botanic oil-based line
The label reads ‘I’m only 1.5 teaspoons of sugar per serving’
Toastie loaf, Crumpets, Seeded Batch, White Rolls and Sandwich Thins will feature a ‘140 years of quality baking’ message
Poultry industry slashes antibiotic use in half Subscription
BPC members reduced fluoroquinolone antibiotics use by more than 50% in 2015, says the BPC
The brand has created the Bio Live range, which contains live cultures and less than 10% total sugars
Sainsbury's to phase out all multi-buy promotions Subscription
The retailer says it will remove the deals from across its entire grocery business by August
The warning comes amid fears of a mass exodus from the industry
The supermarkets have all recalled Camembert made by French supplier Fromagerie du Val de Scorff
A study by the BNF warns teenage girls are particularly at risk
Sunday trading poll reveals fears for small stores Subscription
The YouGov poll also found most consumers think the plans will be bad for workers
Pesto and pasta sauce specialist Sacla’ is making a major NPD push, with a range of new products rolling out
Plus trading updates from Imperial Brands and Tate & Lyle and structural changes at Pernod Ricard
Asahi Group’s £2.3bn bid for Grolsch and Peroni is an “expensive route to growth”, according to the Financial Times
Department store happening follows confirmation of £5m funding for 2016
Price recently lost out in the race to become the next chairman of Channel 4
Japanese brewer Asahi has agreed a deal with AB InBev to acquire Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime for €2.55bn.
The brand’s bigger packs have been redesigned to make sharing easier…
Heineken and Carlsberg have reported mixed fortunes for 2015, with the Dutch brewer increasing profits and its Danish counterpart slumping to a massive loss.
Real Good Food has acquired a hand-made frozen desserts maker for £1.75m to expand its Haydens Bakery subsidiary into the growing foodservice sector.
The pay of Ocado’s executive team fell by a collective 20% last year as the sums earned through share awards fell despite the online supermarket recording record profits.
It comes after the Institute for Fiscal Studies warned Osborne may be forced to raise duty
Tesco says the H+H board will continue to run the business as usual
What is the future for EasyFoodstore?
It’s ironic the government is seemingly unable to find a suitable woman to take on the role of business equality tsar
Other food fraud scandals have been far nastier than Horsegate
The fat lady sings: tobacco category report 2016 Subscription
With tough new rules imminent, brands are preparing last gasp bids to encourage loyalty. What’s ahead for the market?
Guinness takes anti-prejudice message to the party Subscription
Guinness’ ‘Made of More’ push continues with the story of John Hammond, a New York jazz DJ and talent scout
Doritos calls the midwife in 'chilling' Superbowl ad Subscription
Night owls (and indeed superb owls) might have stayed up to watch the Superbowl last weekend
Meat machine provides Parisians with classy snacks Subscription
Tiddly Parisians can pick up filets of beef, pork chops, Bayonne ham and more from L’Ami Txulette’s machine
Student Saima's all-choc Kit Kat confusion Subscription
Student Saima Ahmed is demanding a lifetime supply of chocolate from Nestlé
Perhaps you knew I was Greek. What you might not know is my birthday falls on Valentine’s Day
We need education on sugar, not a tax Subscription
Tax is deeply addictive – without it government has to borrow
Dairy Crest is pinning its future on innovation and its key brands. Central to this is its brand new £4m innovation centre
Grocers still need help getting to grips with e-cigs Subscription
As specialist vaping chains and online players cashed in, it seems the grocers were unworried, or out the back having a fag
Lots of food for thought for the sector and potentially very little time to consider before we all go to the polls
As the government continues to box itself into a corner, the prospect of that mother of all u-turns remains in the shadows
Loss of a senior employee doesn’t always have to be a cause for high blood pressure and emergency board meetings