9 April 2021

Media Bites 9 April: The Co-op, Morrisons, M&S

The boss of the Co-operative Group has defended keeping £65m of taxpayer support despite its profits rising 429% last year and increasing bonuses for bosses (The […]
8 April 2021

Co-op won’t pay back business rates relief due to ‘disproportionate Covid costs’

Co-op will not be following the lead of the major supermarkets in handing back around £66.5m in business rates relief it received last year, but stopped […]
8 April 2021

The Vegan Kind secures £3.5m investment amid plant-based boom

Online vegan supermarket The Vegan Kind has raised £3.5m as investors continue to pour money into thriving plant-based businesses and DTC operations. The company said the […]
8 April 2021

Cathedral City expands snacking cheese range

Saputo Dairy UK has expanded its Cathedral City Mini Cheese Snacks range with a new Extra Mature variant. The NPD joins the brand’s existing Mature and […]
8 April 2021

Kendamil secures national Tesco listing for infant formula

Fast-growing infant formula brand Kendamil has secured its biggest supermarket supply contract to date, with a national listing in 545 Tesco stores set to kick off […]
8 April 2021

Mini Cheddars launches flavours inspired by regions of Britain

Pladis has rolled out a trio of Mini Cheddars flavours inspired by different regions of Britain. The flavours – Ploughman’s Cheshire Cheese, Dragon’s Breath Chilli Cheddar, and […]
8 April 2021

Vibrant Foods acquires Fudco as South Asian food portfolio grows

Vibrant Foods has added to its growing South Asian foods portfolio with the takeover of premium nuts and spices supplier Fudco, the platform’s second acquisition in […]
8 April 2021

Morrisons to remove plastic bags for life from all stores

Morrisons is claiming a supermarket first as it announces plans to get rid of plastic carrier bags entirely from stores nationwide. The plastic ‘bags for life’ […]
8 April 2021

Ritter Sport launches DTC ‘Choco Shop’

Chocolate brand Ritter Sport is launching a DTC offer. It has created a new online ‘Choco Shop’ where shoppers can access its entire range as well […]
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