3 March 2021

🔴 Budget 2021 Live: Chancellor outlines COVID recovery measures

🔴 12:52 Targeted VAT cut to continue The hospitality and tourism industry will continue to benefit from a reduced 5% rate of VAT for the next […]
3 March 2021

Lockdown Liquor eyes retail listings with addition of commercial director

Premium cocktail brand Lockdown Liquor has appointed Mark Harris as commercial director to help the startup continue to expand. The business launched a five-strong range of […]
3 March 2021

Bio&Me appoints chief operating officer as it readies for growth

Gut health challenger brand Bio&Me has appointed Mark Isaacson as COO as it prepares to scale the business and launch new products. The move follows a […]
3 March 2021

Media Bites 3 March: Budget/Furlough, Grocery share, Virgin Wines

Rishi Sunak will announce on Wednesday that the Treasury is extending its furlough scheme until the end of September in an attempt to safeguard jobs as […]
3 March 2021

City snapshot: Profits evaporate at Vimto owner Nichols in face of Covid crisis

Top story Vimto maker Nichols has experienced a dramatic slump in sales and profits as it faced the “unequalled challenges” presented by the Covid pandemic. Following […]
3 March 2021

Pukka adds chicken & bacon option to pie lineup

Pukka is adding a Chicken & Bacon flavour to its lineup. Launching hot on the heels of British Pie Week, which runs from 1-7 March, the […]
3 March 2021

Mars Wrigley hires Adam Grant as UK boss

Mars Wrigley has hired Danone regional GM Adam Grant to lead its UK business. Grant, who previously led Danone Dairy’s UK, Belgium, Netherlands and Ireland business, […]
2 March 2021

Emmanuel Faber agrees to step down as Danone CEO

French dairy giant Danone will appoint a new CEO after splitting Emmanuel Faber’s current chair and CEO role following pressure from investors. Danone’s board agreed to […]
2 March 2021

Eustice calls on companies to step up Covid testing amid concerns over funding

Environment secretary George Eustice has written to food companies urging them to offer twice weekly Covid testing to their staff, amid concerns many have still not […]
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