18 February 2021

Cheeky Panda cleans up with £2m fundraising

Eco toilet paper supplier The Cheeky Panda is raising £2m on Seedrs secondary market to help meet investor demand after a year of rapid growth. Founders […]
18 February 2021

Convenience retailers renew interest in packaging-free fixtures

Convenience retailers are showing renewed interest in packaging-free refill stations after the coronavirus crisis stalled the rollout of such fixtures. Gary Kemp co-founded Zero Waste Refill […]
18 February 2021

City Snapshot: Booming petcare sales help Nestlé increase 2020 revenues

Top story Global foods giant Nestlé has posted an uptick on organic sales growth during the coronavirus period, helped by strong growth in its petcare, dairy […]
18 February 2021

Media Bites 18 Feb: Danone, Total Produce/Dole Foods, British American Tobacco

A large shareholder in French consumer goods group Danone has urged its directors to oust chairman and chief executive Emmanuel Faber, halt a planned group reorganisation […]
18 February 2021

MPs warn of wave of plastic from fixed rate DRS system

A group of cross-party MPs has called on ministers to adopt a variable deposit for the rollout of a deposit return scheme, warning otherwise the UK […]
17 February 2021

Pladis to remove all non-recyclable black plastic from its products

Biscuit behemoth Pladis is ditching all non-recyclable black plastic from its products. The McVitie’s owner revealed this week it had ceased production using black plastic at […]
17 February 2021

Ohso Chocolate sells 75% stake in sweet investment deal

Healthy gut confectionery maker Ohso Chocolate has sold a majority stake to investment house S-Ventures for almost £300,000. The VC firm acquired 75% of the brand […]
17 February 2021

Nomad Foods reveals strong finish to 2020 as frozen gets Covid boost

Frozen foods giant Nomad Foods has outperformed expectation once more in its fourth quarter as the ongoing Covid restrictions see shoppers continuing to stock up freezers. […]
17 February 2021

Cranswick joins Amazon-led ‘net zero by 2040’ climate pledge

Cranswick has joined an Amazon-led commitment to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change a decade early, as it seeks to become the […]
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