23 February 2021

Media Bites 23 Feb: Coronavirus exit plan, online sales tax, Brexit

The story dominating the news this morning is the details of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s coronavirus lockdown exit plan. All non-essential retail will reopen in April […]
23 February 2021

Huel sees surge in growth as home delivery booms

Surging growth has continued for vegan meal brand Huel, with annualised sales topping £70m as the boom in home delivery helped grow the brand both in […]
22 February 2021

James Hall adds four new sausage flavours to existing Spar range

James Hall has added four new sausage flavours to its existing own-brand Spar range. The new flavours include pork & chorizo, pork & black pudding, pork […]
22 February 2021

Home Bargains turnover boosted by estate growth amid pandemic

Estate expansion helped Home Bargains boost turnover by 13% to £2.8bn in the year to 30 June 2020, newly filed accounts at Companies House reveal. Operating […]
22 February 2021

Industry’s salt reduction programme prevents 200,000 heart disease cases, study says

England’s salt reduction programme will have led to nearly 200,000 fewer adults developing heart disease, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London. However, […]
22 February 2021

Scottish Wholesale Association launches project to make supply chain carbon-free

The Scottish Wholesale Association has launched a new project to help members become greener and more sustainable with the aim of eliminating carbon from the supply […]
22 February 2021

Uber tells Uber Eats couriers Supreme Court ruling ‘does not relate to them’

Uber has told Uber Eats couriers that last week’s Supreme Court verdict, which ruled its drivers must be treated as workers, does not relate to them. […]
22 February 2021

Extended seafood support ‘fails to cover’ key sectors, claim fishing businesses

The government has announced an extension to its £23m support fund for seafood businesses affected by Brexit but the industry has once again criticised the package […]
22 February 2021

Cru8 taps into ketogenic diet trend with launch of Keto8 sub-brand

Cru8 has launched a new sub-brand called Keto8. The new brand is aimed at tapping into demand for keto foods, with the ketogenic diet seeing a […]
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