12 February 2021

Glastonbury Festival and Wyke Farms team up for new Worthy Farm cheddar

Wyke Farms has teamed up with nearby Worthy Farm – the home of Glastonbury Festival and an award-winning dairy farm in its own right – for […]
12 February 2021

Soaring vegetable oil prices set to drive food inflation

Vegetable oil prices have soared in recent months, placing further upward pressure on food prices.  Russian sunflower oil has almost doubled in price since last February, […]
12 February 2021

Sainsbury’s Aldi Price Match is ‘really taking on Tesco’

Sainsbury’s launch this week of an ‘Aldi Price Match’ campaign has been widely interpreted as a defensive strategy aimed at Tesco rather than the discounter. Aldi […]
12 February 2021

Ports warn deadline for full EU import checks is too soon

The UK government must delay plans for full checks on EU imports as the border infrastructure will not be ready for the July deadline, British ports […]
12 February 2021

2020 sees record growth in new distillery openings

A record number of new distilleries opened their doors in 2020 despite the pandemic, figures reveal. For the first time, more than 100 new distilleries were […]
12 February 2021

City snapshot: Symington’s hires advisors as it eyes £100m sale

Top story Chicken Tonight owner Symington’s has hired advisors to explore sale options as the ambient food group has capitalised on increased consumer demand under Covid […]
12 February 2021

Media Bites 12 Feb: Kraft Heinz/Planters, Asda, Marston’s

Kraft Heinz has agreed to sell its Planters peanuts and snacks business to Hormel Foods for $3.35bn as the maker of Heinz tomato ketchup seeks to […]
11 February 2021

​Symington’s private equity owner explores sale options

Chicken Tonight owner Symington’s has hired advisors to explore sale options as the ambient food group has capitalised on increased consumer demand under Covid lockdowns that […]
11 February 2021

Kettle Chips adds Steakhouse Barbecue flavour to core crisps range

Kettle Chips has added a Steakhouse Barbecue flavour to its core range. The brand claims it is the only premium crisps brand with a real meat […]
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