27 April 2021

Unilever boosts health and wellness exposure by buying sports nutrition brand Onnit

Unilever has acquired US supplements and sports nutrition brand Onnit as part of an ongoing bid to increase its exposure to the growing health and wellness […]
27 April 2021

Pilgrim’s UK’s Ashton site introduces three-day week due to China export ban

The viability of Pilgrim’s UK’s pork processing site at Ashton-under-Lyne is in question after it was forced to reduce operating hours and furlough staff due to […]
27 April 2021

Suppliers set ‘pioneering’ target of hitting net zero by 2040

Food and drink leaders have announced a “pioneering” target for the industry to hit net zero carbon emissions by 2040, alongside a major initiative to help […]
27 April 2021

M&S creates four new food director roles to strengthen commercial team

M&S has appointed four food directors in newly created posts in an effort to strengthen the business’ senior commercial team. Pav Anand, head of strategy, has […]
27 April 2021

Waitrose to create 400 new roles to fulfil Deliveroo orders

Waitrose will create up to 400 new store roles to handle Deliveroo orders following a significant expansion of its partnership with the delivery platform. The jobs […]
27 April 2021

CCEP’s Simon Harrison joins Princes as chief commercial officer

Princes has hired Coca-Cola European Partners heavyweight Simon Harrison as its chief commercial officer. Harrison, currently CCEP’s VP for commercial development and a 20-year veteran of […]
27 April 2021

Government announces first additional SAWS operator

The government has appointed the first additional operator of the expanded seasonal agricultural workers scheme pilot, The Grocer can reveal. AG Recruitment and Management – a Kent-based […]
27 April 2021

Heineken faces beer shortages as pub demand soars

Heineken has been hit by beer shortages due to gargantuan demand for beer since pubs began to reopen. Two of the brewer’s biggest brands – Moretti and […]
27 April 2021

City snapshot: Grocery growth stays strong as retail reopens and lockdowns lift

Top story Grocery sales growth has remained in positive territory in recent weeks despite the reopening of wider retail, food service and the relaxation of social […]
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