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How the functional shroom is ready to boom

Energy-boosting mushroom drinks are taking off among the US wellness crowd as an alternative to or supplement in coffee. Will the use of these adaptogens catch on here?


Nathalie Roos: the CEO making black tea cool again

The newly revamped PG Tips has netted praise from Dua Lipa. For Lipton Teas & Infusions’ CEO, it’s all part of adding value back into black tea


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What every startup needs to know before applying to Dragons’ Den

Before you’re even in the Den, you’re putting hours into the selection process, says Amelia Christie-Miller, founder of Bold Bean Co


Why class remains a dirty word in fmcg

Despite many in fmcg voicing their support for founders from less privileged backgrounds, it still feels risky to delve into the details of disparity


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Sainsbury’s Future Brands restructure is a vote of confidence

Any brand not currently listed in Sainsbury’s will be feeling somewhat at a loose end right now

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Where are the working-class startups?

The startup scene is still a world of privilege, as working-class entrepreneurs struggle with a lack of funding – and often a lack of confidence, too. How can the industry break the taboo?

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It’s a miracle: how water brand Liquid Death is valued at $1.4bn

Here’s 10 reasons for the phenomenal valuation and ‘hypergrowth’ of Liquid Death, the most adult of soft drinks brands

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Sainsbury’s restructure folds Future Brands incubator into product development team

The restructure comes as part of Sainsbury’s Next Level strategy, unvieled by CEO Simon Roberts in February

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Little Moons has shown it isn’t immune from growing pains

The mochi ball ice cream maker is having a wobble, its first since a viral TikTok post sent sales stratospheric in 2021


Dozens of women-led brands in the spotlight at Whole Foods Market

Deliciously Ella, Little Moons, and Neom are amoung 55 women-led brands highlighted by Whole Foods Market


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