13 May 2021

Sugro members grow turnover 12.5% during pandemic

Members of buying group Sugro increased their collective turnover by 12% to £1.5bn in 2020. The group added four new wholesalers during the year which added […]
13 May 2021

Charles Wilson returns with 10% stake in Menzies Distribution

Former Booker CEO Charles Wilson has acquired a 10% stake in Menzies Distribution and joined the newstrade wholesaler as a non-executive director. Menzies Distribution is owned […]
13 May 2021

Health & Her claims first with perimenopause supplement and app

Health & Her has launched a supplement with its own support app, which the menopause care startup claims is a first for any fmcg category. Perimenopause […]
13 May 2021

Piccolo set to boost ‘cooking for babies’ with raft of NPD

Piccolo is hoping to pioneer a new ‘cooking for babies’ category with a swathe of NPD. The brand has unveiled a nine-strong range of home-cooking SKUs […]
13 May 2021

Nourished owner Remedy Health secures $11m funding for 2021 growth push

Personalised health tech startup Remedy Health has raised $11m (£7.8m) after its revenues increased more than six-fold as consumer demand for vitamins soared throughout the Covid […]
13 May 2021

Southern Co-op adds eight stores to Snappy Shopper partnership

Southern Co-op has added a further eight stores to its Snappy Shopper partnership as it nears its 10,000th home delivery.  The society kicked off a pilot […]
13 May 2021

Bio & Me makes chilled debut with prebiotic yoghurts launch

Gut health startup Bio & Me is moving into chillers with a range of prebiotic yoghurts. The brand, which was founded by gut health expert Megan […]
13 May 2021

Media Bites 13 May: Diageo, Charles Wilson, Delivery Hero, Compass

Diageo is to return billions of pounds to shareholders on the back of higher than expected profit growth, as drinking and partying around the world bounce […]
13 May 2021

City Snapshot: Lab grown meat backer Agronomics raises £62.5m in share placing

Top story Cultivated meat group Agronomics has raised more than £60m as investors continued to place big bets on the alternative protein market. The listed group […]
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