18 March 2021

Growers hit out at AHDB over levy payments for 2021/22

AHDB is facing fresh criticism from the growers who recently voted to abolish its horticulture levy, after it emerged fees for the 2021/22 financial year would […]
18 March 2021

London based Asian foods wholesaler SeeWoo bags £500k in council grants

Asian foods wholesaler SeeWoo UK has successfully secured just under £500,000 in local authority grant funding. SeeWoo Group MD Lucy Tse Mitchell told The Grocer the […]
18 March 2021

Co-op sets out to double franchise estate by year end

The Co-op has set out to double its franchise estate to 30 stores by the end of the year. The retailer told The Grocer that five […]
18 March 2021

City Snapshot: Ocado first quarter sales surge 40% amid ‘permanent shift’ to online grocery

Top story Ocado has seen a 40% surge in sales over Christmas and the New Year amid a “permanent shift” from physical to online grocery shopping. […]
18 March 2021

Mission secures £1.6m investment to brew up expansion plan for energy tea brand

Energy tea brand Mission has closed a £1.6m seed funding round to fuel expansion. The business plans to use the investment to grow the size of […]
18 March 2021

Media Bites 18 March: SSP, Danone, Ocado

SSP Group, the airport and railway caterer behind Upper Crust and Caffè Ritazza, predicted that passenger numbers would not return to pre-Covid levels until 2024 as […]
17 March 2021

Covid puts an end to strong growth at Trewithen Dairy

Sales at Trewithen Dairy fell back last year as disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic brought three years of strong consecutive growth to an end. Latest […]
17 March 2021

The Cheesecake Shop to rebrand after MBO

Midlands bakery chain The Cheesecake Shop is set to rebrand after undergoing a management buyout. The buyout, led by Neil Blakeman and Dillan Shikotra, includes eight […]
17 March 2021

App-based supermarket Weezy expands beyond the capital to Bristol

App-based supermarket Weezy – which promises groceries within 15 minutes of ordering – is launching in Bristol on Friday, its first location outside of London. Bristol […]
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