4 March 2021

FEI Foods beats Mars to launch recyclable microwaveable pouch

Rice pack maker FEI Foods has beaten fmcg giant Mars Food in the race to create a recyclable microwaveable pouch. The supplier’s new pouches, created in […]
4 March 2021

Capri-Sun makes debut in squash with functional duo

Coca-Cola is taking Capri-Sun into the squash category. The drinks giant has unveiled a new range called Capri-Sun Multivitamin Squash, which will debut with two flavours […]
4 March 2021

Sainsbury’s to cut costs with the loss of 1,000 jobs

Sainsbury’s is to cut around 500 head office roles and is closing its online fulfilment centre, putting 650 jobs at risk. The retailer said the cull […]
4 March 2021

City snapshot: B&M hikes profits expectations after strong lockdown sales

Top story The owner of B&M Bargains has hiked its full year profit expectations after sales continued to boom during the second lockdown period this year. […]
4 March 2021

Orchard House brings in former Premier Foods boss Gavin Darby

Fruit and juice supplier Orchard House has hired former Premier Foods boss Gavin Darby as chairman to bolster its growth under new ownership. The producer of […]
4 March 2021

Media Bites 4 March: Budget, Amazon, Sainsbury’s

The papers are predictably focused on yesterday’s Budget. Rishi Sunak has delivered a spend now, tax later Budget to kickstart the UK’s economic recovery from coronavirus […]
4 March 2021

Waitrose opens third London fulfilment centre to continue online expansion

Waitrose has opened its third fulfilment centre today (4 March) to expand its online business across London. The site in Greenford, west London will deliver 25,000 […]
4 March 2021

Amazon to debut standard and premium own-label food ranges

Amazon is launching two own-label ranges – ‘By Amazon’ and premium ‘Our Selection’ – which will debut in its new London store and soon be available […]
4 March 2021

Amazon launches checkout-less first UK physical store in Ealing

Amazon has launched a checkout-less convenience grocery store in Ealing, its first physical retail site outside North America. The 25,000 sq ft store, at the entrance […]
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