21 January 2021

Bestway invites Costcutter retailers to shop in depot ahead of deal completion

Bestway is inviting Costcutter retailers to shop in its depots and is considering recognising their rebates ahead of its takeover of the symbol group. The wholesaler […]
21 January 2021

Nisa reports more than 620 store recruitments in 2020

Nisa delivered a 13.3% increase in store recruitments in 2020, despite the challenges created by the coronavirus crisis. The buying group signed up 620 stores last […]
21 January 2021

Food manufacturers call on government for rescue package

Food manufacturers supplying the hospitality sector have told the chancellor they are “facing a financial cliff edge” unless they receive urgent support from government. A coalition […]
21 January 2021

Symbol groups to be hit by government’s HFSS crackdown

Convenience store bosses have warned government’s crackdown on products high in fat, salt and sugar could deter retailers from joining a symbol group. The government is […]
21 January 2021

Milliways adds ‘super natural’ range of chewing gums

Sustainable startup Milliways has debuted with a range of ‘super natural’ chewing gums. Touted as an alternative to “synthetic” chewing gum that doesn’t compromise on taste […]
21 January 2021

Ben & Jerry’s updates Cookie Dough with new duo of ‘Twists’

Ben & Jerry’s is celebrating 30 years of its Cookie Dough ice cream with a duo of Cookie Dough ‘Twists’. It has unveiled two flavours – […]
21 January 2021

Booths moves into own-label recipe boxes with Let’s Cook range

Booths has introduced its first range of own-label recipe boxes designed to make scratch cooking straightforward. Its Let’s Cook boxes are intended to feed two people and […]
21 January 2021

City Snapshot: EG Group names former M&S CEO Lord Rose as chairman

Top story EG Group, run by prospective Asda owners the Issa brothers and TDR Capital, has appointed former M&S CEO and current Ocado chairman Lord Stuart […]
21 January 2021

Media Bites 21 January: Unilever, Co-op, P&S, WH Smith

Millions of people around the world are in line for a pay rise after Unilever pledged that every worker in its supply chain will earn the […]
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