26 January 2021

Hun beats £400k funding target as investors flock to canned wine brand

Canned wine start-up Hun has smashed its £400,000 crowdfunding target within 72 hours of launching the campaign. The business, which is backed by Waitrose CEO James […]
26 January 2021

City snapshot: New coronavirus lockdown measures send Greencore sales down 15%

Top story Greencore has reported a 15% drop in first quarter sales due to the impact of new Covid restrictions, but the effect on food to […]
26 January 2021

Media Bites 26 January: High Street, Morrisons, Greenpeace

The online fast-fashion retailer Boohoo has agreed to buy the online business of Debenhams and rival Asos has entered into exclusive talks with the administrators of […]
26 January 2021

Iceland at war with Greenpeace after it comes bottom of plastic reduction league table

Iceland has labelled a new plastic pollution report by Greenpeace as being biased towards bigger and more expensive supermarkets, after it came bottom of the league […]
25 January 2021

Vet’s Kitchen plays up veterinary credentials with new look and marketing push

Vet’s Kitchen is set to unveil new-look packaging and a marketing push, to highlight the petfood brand’s veterinary credentials. The Swindon business claims to be the […]
25 January 2021

Absolut to trial paper vodka bottles in the UK and Sweden

Absolut Vodka is trialling a protoype paper vodka bottle. The Pernod Ricard brand has created a bottle made up of 57% paper and 43% recycled plastic, […]
25 January 2021

Central England Co-op reports 9.2% growth in festive sales

Central England Co-op recorded a 9.2% like-for-like growth in food sales over the festive period. New Year’s Eve saw the biggest jump with an 11% sales […]
25 January 2021

Iceland expands Uber Eats trial to more London stores

Iceland has expanded its trial with Uber Eats, offering delivery in as little as 20 minutes to more parts of London. The latest stores – in […]
25 January 2021

Salmonella risk sees four retailers recall seafood products

Four retailers have been forced to issue recalls over fears chilled and frozen products containing molluscs could be hosting salmonella. Sainsbury’s, Asda, the Co-op and Waitrose […]
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