Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, which bought Burton’s in 2013, has hired advisors at Stamford Partners to run the process.
Neat has eliminated single-use plastics by producing plant-based cleaning concentrates in small glass containers and refillable aluminium spray bottles
Associated British Foods said its grocery, sugar and agriculture businesses will be “materially ahead of expectations” for its first half, but Primark’s coronavirus-drive weakness will reduce overall sales and profits. Elsewhere, Biffa buys food waste retailer Company Shop, Virgin Wines reveals £110m listing details and AB InBev grows fourth quarter sales.
Beer duty could be cut in pubs and raised in supermarkets to encourage people to go out after the lockdown ends, Boris Johnson hinted yesterday.
The PM has signalled foodservice wholesalers could finally be offered sector-specific support
Supermarket price inflation escalated to its highest level for five months in December as coronavirus restrictions and the UK’s imminent exit from the EU reversed deflationary trends in grocery.
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