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OC&C Top 150 2018: On the edge Subscription

No sooner has the industry’s growth engine finally spluttered into life, than suppliers find themselves hurtling towards a potential no-deal Brexit

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Seven Brothers brewery seeks £500k to boost expansion Subscription

26 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

At the time of writing it had already raised £102k from private Crowdcube investors who were given early access

Pops ice lollies

Ice lolly maker Pops seeks £400k to expand production Subscription

26 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The supplier has seen 100% growth over the past year following a nationwide listing wityh Tesco

Magic Rock Brewing

Magic Rock Brewing invests in canning lines after securing £850k funding Subscription

22 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Yorkshire craft brewery has upgraded its production lines after funding was facilitated by HSBC UK and HSBC Asset Finance

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Lakes Distillery re-registers as PLC for potential IPO Subscription

22 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The brand is seeking to raise substantial capital to fund its ongoing growth

Hawkins & Brimble

Hawkins & Brimble seeks £250k to meet surging demand Subscription

19 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The skin and beardcare brand will use half the funds to drive production hikes

Ellie Phoebe Brown of Kinda Co at Bread & Jam festival

Vegan cheese startup scores £25k from investors including Vita Coco's Giles Brook

18 Oct 2018 | By Julia Glotz

Ellie Phoebe Brown of Kinda Co was unanimously chosen as the winner by a group of investors including Giles Brook oof a Dragons’ Den-style pitching session at this year’s Bread & Jam festival


BrewDog reveals plans for chilled supply and startup support

09 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

BrewDog has long been pushing to increase chilled beer storage throughout its supply chain

Smith & Sinclair co-founder Melanie Goldsmith

Sweet-maker Smith & Sinclair secures £2m cash injection from VC fund Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The London start-up, which launched the ‘world’s first’ alcoholic cocktail gummies, has received the funding to drive NPD and international expansion

Daily Dose juice

Juice maker Daily Dose reaches out for £300k to support new factory Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The food-to-go and convenience supplier is raising the funds on a CrowdCube campaign to finance an increase in production

Huel food replacement nutrition

'Future of food' Huel raises £20m to fund global expansion Subscription

05 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Huel plans to use the funding to accelerate its expansion into new territories and support growth in the US and Europe

Manilife Snack Pots

Manilife secures cash boost as nut butter interest soars Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Manilife has listings in Marks & Spencer, Holland & Barrett and Boots

Jonathan (left) and Alex Petrides of Allplants

Allplants recieves £7.5m cash injection to accelerate growth Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The vegan delivery company will use the funding to build a new sustainable base for the business

Coconuts Naturally

Coconuts Naturally secures investment after Dragon snub Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The vegan ice cream manufacturer walked away from financial backing secured on Dragons’ Den in favour of a private investor

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Emily Crisps seek cash injection to propel UK growth Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The high-end crisp brand has almost completed a £1m crowdfunding raise in order to drive recruitment, marketing, and improve awareness in the UK


Thornbridge Brewery plans £10m expansion investment Subscription

10 Sep 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Thornbridge will finance its expansion primarily with traditional borrowing, although Webster did not rule out a potential sale to a larger entity


City snapshot: English whisky producer plots London IPO Subscription

07 Sep 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

English single malt whisky distillery The Lakes Distillery has plans to list on the London Stock Exchange to raise up to £15m to fund further growth. Plus, World Cup and warm summer help boost Greene King’s Q1 like-for-likes by 2.8%, the UK high street suffers its worst month for three years and all the rest of the latest news from the City.


Gusbourne raises £3.7m for capacity expansion Subscription

05 Sep 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

UK wine producer Gusbourne has raised a total of £3.7m through the issuance of new shares to invest in its existing vineyards and storage capacity.

Northern Bloc vegan ice creams

Northern Bloc ice cream seeks £400k cash injection Subscription

31 Aug 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The ice cream maker intends to use the cash boost to invest in sales distribution, marketing and NPD

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Purity brewing company gets £7.5m cash boost Subscription

30 Aug 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The new funding will be used to support Purity’s plans “to expand across the UK, grow export sales, and to develop new products

Creative Nature - Matthew Ford and Julianne Ponan

Free-from brand Creative Nature reaches out for £350k cash boost Subscription

24 Aug 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The vegan baking mix and snack bar maker has reached out to the crowd for £350k at an equity of 6%, valuing the growing business at around £5.5m



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