Northern Ireland’s largest dairy group has announced record results for the past year. Pre-tax profits at United Dairy Farmers surged by 17% to £4.16m, as sales grew by more than a fifth (21%) to a new high of £400m.
The future of United Biscuits has again been thrown into doubt amid fresh speculation the company will be broken up by its private equity owners. Blackstone and PAI Partners, which bought the company in 2006 for £1.6bn, have reportedly appointed Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan to oversee a sell-off.
We've had the 'buy one, get one free' and even the 'buy one, get one free later'. Now Sainsbury's is trialling the 'buy one, give one free'. The retailer has united with FareShare, the food redistribution charity, to run a pilot scheme in...
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