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Honestly Good Smoothie Co smashes crowdfunding target within days

Honestly Good said it aimed to “take the business to the next level”

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Frank Roberts & Son sees profits soar to £3.2m

Frank Roberts & Son has seen profits more than double in the past year despite operating in the challenging wrapped bread market

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Farmdrop needs ‘significant’ funding to sustain expansion

‘Material uncertainty’ concerns the future of the online supermarket Farmdrop’s auditor warns

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City snapshot: DIY and gardening sales boom boosts revenues at B&M

B&M European Value Retail has announced today it has seen a double digit jump in like for like sales during the lockdown period, despite a “significant fall” in customer numbers. Plus trading updates from Eage Eye, Young’s and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Media Bites 29 May: Big food brands, Robot deliveries, Amazon

Big food brands such as PepsiCo and Kraft Heinz have started to sell DTC in the pandemic, shoppers in Milton Keynes could benefit from robot deliveries and Amazon set to hire full-time over 125k US employees 

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Lotus Bakeries extends ownership of Natural Balance Foods to 98%

The deal was completed for an undisclosed amount that represents around 1.7x the current year net sales…

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GPI finds food inflation continues to edge upwards

Supermarket inflation moved back to its second-highest level since mid-2018 in February as prices continue to move upwards.

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The GPI tracks pricing of more than 70,000 grocery products using a 12-month chained index. The index was set at 100 in September 2008. The average does not include Waitrose. The GPI is compiled by Brand View.

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