29 April 2021

Takeaway market almost doubled in 2020 as Brits ordered in

The foodservice delivery market grew by a whopping 48% to £11.4bn in 2020 as restaurants were shuttered by the pandemic and Brits turned to takeaways. According […]
29 April 2021

Government must engage with EU to resolve Brexit export crisis, MPs say

The government has been urged by MPs to adopt a pragmatic approach in discussions with the EU in a bid to reduce the red tape faced […]
29 April 2021

Co-op delivery partner Zoom 1hr to launch £500k crowdfunding raise

Rapid last-mile grocery delivery service Zoom 1hr is to launch a £500,000 crowdfunding raise to “become the UK’s number one hyper-local, sub-one hour delivery service”. The […]
29 April 2021

Diageo calls last orders on Guinness spin-off Hop House 13

Diageo is calling last orders on its Hop House 13 brand in the UK, The Grocer has learned. The Guinness spin-off – which Diageo launched in 2015 in […]
29 April 2021

Guinness spin-off Hop House 13 to be axed in the UK

Diageo is calling last orders on its Hop House 13 brand in the UK, The Grocer has learned. The Guinness spin-off – which Diageo launched in 2015 in […]
29 April 2021

Driver shortage leading to availability issues in convenience stores

Shelves at UK convenience stores are being left empty as wholesalers struggle to cope with an escalating driver shortage. Spar wholesaler AF Blakemore has been forced […]
29 April 2021

City Snapshot: Unilever boosted by emerging markets reopenings

Top story Unilever has started the year on the front foot, posting organic growth of 5.7% helped by the lapping strict lockdowns in key emerging markets. […]
29 April 2021

Media Bites 29 April: Sainsbury’s, WH Smith, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser

Sainsbury’s has dived to a £261m annual loss despite booming sales of groceries during the pandemic, as it spent millions of pounds on protecting staff and […]
28 April 2021

Wholesaler Serious Foods rescued from administration

A wholesale food supplier to restaurants and the food service industry has been rescued from administration following the “devastating” impact of the pandemic. Serious Foods, which […]
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