23 July 2021

Inc Retail picks up major stake in Gut Instinct

Plant-based milk brand Gut Instinct has sold a significant stake to brand accelerator investment group Inc Retail to fund growth and a rebrand. The plant-based products […]
23 July 2021

Cheeky Panda lines up £300m IPO and eyes major player status

Eco hygiene challenger The Cheeky Panda is lining up a potential blockbuster £300m IPO on London’s junior market next year to capitalise on high demand for […]
23 July 2021

Unilever and Fever-Tree feel weight of mounting costs

Warning signs were flashing around the consumer goods sector this week as two fmcg players highlighted the impact of mounting costs on margins, even as sales […]
23 July 2021

Collapsed discounter JTF facing prospect of legal action by redundant staff

JTF Mega Discount Warehouse faces the prospect of legal action from staff made redundant in the collapse of the discount chain this week. About 500 workers […]
23 July 2021

20% of Brits ditch brands over environmental concerns, says survey

One in five Brits has ditched buying a particular brand over environmental concerns, according to a new survey. Twenty-one per cent of respondents to a YouGov […]
23 July 2021

Pingdemic: Richard Walker and Steve Rowe accused of risking ‘spooking’ public

The bosses of Iceland and M&S have risked “spooking” the public into panic buying by fuelling a media frenzy over the ‘pingdemic’, a major supermarket has […]
23 July 2021

Birds Eye seeks to change perceptions of frozen fish with new TV ad

Birds Eye has launched a marketing drive that aims to change shopper perceptions towards frozen fish’s freshness credentials and increase consumption. The £2.3m Get On Board […]
23 July 2021

‘Poultry shortages inevitable’ despite new isolation exemptions

Shoppers will face shortages of all but the most basic chicken products unless the poultry sector’s labour crisis is quickly resolved, 2 Sisters Food Group president […]
23 July 2021

XPO logistics workers threaten strike that could cause UK ‘beer drought’

Workers at booze logistics firm XPO are considering industrial action they claim could lead to a “beer drought” of top brands over pay. Drivers and warehouse […]
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