7 May 2021

Plenish set for major retail push following acquisition by Britvic

Plant-based drinks maker Plenish is set to take on Alpro and Oatly as part of a major retail push by new owner Britvic following its acquisition […]
7 May 2021

Riverford Organic Farmers revenues rise on ‘phenomenal surge in demand’

Vegetable box provider Riverford Organic Farmers saw a double-digit jump in sales last year after a “phenomenal surge in demand” during the initial lockdown. Turnover at […]
7 May 2021

City News: AB InBev’s new top team will benefit from post-lockdown resurgences

AB InBev confirmed on Thursday that CEO Carlos Brito will step down after 15 years in charge The world’s largest brewer AB InBev pointed to an […]
7 May 2021

Straight & Narrow seeks £100k from crowd ahead of ‘disruptive’ low & no launch

Straight & Narrow is to mount a £100k crowdfunding campaign ahead of rolling out a massive range of non-alcoholic spirits.  The campaign, which will kick off […]
7 May 2021

Beer shortages in c-stores as hospitality demand soars

Convenience retailers and wholesalers have warned of beer shortages amid high demand from the hospitality sector and a shortage of drivers. The Grocer has spoken to […]
7 May 2021

Linda McCartney’s launches first plant-based milk alternative lines

Linda McCartney’s has moved beyond meat-free for the first time, launching a four-strong lineup of milk alternatives. Made with no added sugar and no more than […]
7 May 2021

BRC calls for end to social distancing as retail footfall struggles

BRC CEO Helen Dickinson has called on the government to end social distancing measures after figures showed footfall was down by 40% since before the pandemic. With […]
7 May 2021

10p plastic bag charge to come into force on 21 May

The 10p plastic bag charge will come into force on 21 May, Defra has confirmed. The increase was initially proposed to come into force on 30 April, […]
7 May 2021

Lidl quits digital DRS group, amid confusion fear

Lidl has quit an industry group set up to explore the use of a digital deposit return scheme (DDRS) amid fears it could detract from the […]
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