16 February 2021

Growers vote to abolish AHDB’s compulsory horticulture levy

A significant proportion of AHDB’s £67m annual income is in the balance after a majority of horticulture growers voted in favour of abolishing their sector’s compulsory […]
16 February 2021

Issa brothers ‘complete’ Asda takeover deal

The billionaire Issa brothers have “completed” their acquisition of Asda, with Walmart announcing today the £6.8bn deal had met all its conditions.  The owners of the […]
16 February 2021

Lucky Saint secures £3.5m investment following year of strong growth

Non-alcoholic beer brand Lucky Saint has netted a £3.5m cash injection after a year of “exponential growth”. The seven-figure sum has come from leaders across fmcg […]
16 February 2021

Lidl becomes sponsor of Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch

Lidl has become the new sponsor of Channel 4 cooking programme Sunday Brunch. The discounter plans to use its social media channels to showcase how Lidl’s […]
16 February 2021

BP appoints Tracey Clements as European convenience CEO

Boots UK & Ireland COO Tracey Clements is leaving the business to join BP as CEO Convenience Europe. BP said the appointment came as it looked to […]
16 February 2021

Müller Milk & Ingredients hires ex-Twinings boss Liam McNamara

Müller Milk & Ingredients has further bolstered its management team with the appointment of ex-Twinings MD Liam McNamara as its new commercial director. McNamara replaces Brendan […]
16 February 2021

Redefine Meat raises $29m to bring 3D printed meat to market

Plant-based innovator Redefine Meat has raised $29m (£20.8m) from a group of investors to bring its 3D printed meat substitutes to a wider commercial market. The […]
16 February 2021

Virgin Wines announces £100m London float

Direct-to-consumer wine retailer Virgin Wines will capitalise on booming online sales of wine by floating in London in a process expected to value the group at […]
16 February 2021

Ocado launches dedicated aisle for B Corp brands

Ocado has launched a dedicated section of its website for B Corp-certified brands. It features more than 1,100 products from some 35 brands that have been […]
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