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Rhythm & Booze

Conviviality Retail confirms interest in Rhythm & Booze

24 Apr 2014 | By Sara Spary

Conviviality Retail, which owns Bargain Booze and Wine Rack, today confirmed it is in discussions with Bibby Retail Services over the purchase of its Rhythm & Booze estate.


Heineken reports bright start to the year but UK volumes fall

24 Apr 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Improving beer volumes and growth in premium beers helped boost Heineken group revenue by 3.4% in the first quarter of 2014, the company reported today.

Premier Foods basket

Premier Foods sales fall 6.2% in ‘subdued’ market

24 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Premier Foods sales fell 6.2% year-on-year in the first three months of 2014, the company revealed today.

Scotmid co-operative

Scotmid profits drop as economic recovery stays distant

24 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Scottish co-operative society Scotmid has blamed low consumer confidence for a 25% fall in full-year operating profits.


What does the merger of Chiquita and Fyffes mean to the trade? Subscription

14 Mar 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

Banana giants expect big synergies from proposed merger…

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Harris & Hoole coffee

A world without price tags as we know them Subscription

05 Apr 2014 | By Matthew Knight

The Internet of Things (IoT) has gone from hype to reality with new products now just a click away from consumers…


Food poverty is a disgrace Subscription

07 Mar 2014 | By Claire Nuttall

The issues raised around food poverty by Dan Crossley last week in his Saturday Essay really hit a nerve with me…


There's no end in sight for austerity Subscription

18 Nov 2013 | By Kevin Hawkins

The past few years have been a story of simultaneous squeeze and squander…


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There's more to the US craft beer decline than meets the eye

01 Sep 2013

There’s been a dramatic fall in UK imports of American craft beers…

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