The company-owned stores division, Henderson Retail posted a 12% increase in turnover to £384m and a 12.9% jump in pre-tax profit to £8.7m
The range consists of Classic G&T, Pink G&T, Italian Spritz, Mojito, Cosmopolitan and Ginger Dram drinks
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Fruittella Koalas and Fruittella Sour Snake gelatine-free and made with real fruit juice
Popcorn supplier Thomas Tucker has called in administrators after a food safety recall caused a cash shortfall in the business.
Some 156 of the biggest food companies backed a pledge to ‘Target, Measure and Act’ on food waste
It comes on the back of a solid year for the brand, which launched into Tesco, Asda and Waitrose this year
The TNT Awards, sponsored by Veritas Partners, aim to celebrate the best and brightest young talent working across the UK grocery and foodservice sector
Alternative meat startup The Meatless Farm Co has sold part of its equity to broadcaster Channel 4 in exchange for commercial airtime for its new advertising campaign.
The Co-op is making changes such as using natural refrigerants, and minimising the environmental impact of its products through responsible sourcing
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The FSA advised consumers to ‘thoroughly’ cook these eggs to eliminate the possibility of ingesting the bacteria
The retailer said the initiative would save more than 50 tonnes of plastic a year
The FSA-funded research has been described as “hugely significant” for peanut allergy sufferers