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Two weeks in to the coronavirus crisis, Lisa Morales-Hellebo and Brian Aoaeh, founders of The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation (#TWSCF), knew they had to help. “The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators was staggering; not to mention the
Weetabix Food Company has sent a message of thanks to its partners following increased demand. A spokesperson for the company said: "We’re extremely proud and grateful to our extraordinary Weetabix Food Company employees, suppliers and retail partners who are working
Bacardi, the world’s largest family-owned spirits company, has launched #RaiseYourSpirits, a multi-point plan to help bars & bartenders in the UK & Ireland combat the coronavirus crisis. One of the plan’s key activations kicks off next week (April 16) as
The British Safety Council has today backed a joint statement from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the CBI and the TUC calling for employers to ensure safe working conditions during the coronavirus outbreak.
Following price hikes from ethanol suppliers, Alderman’s Drinks, the company behind Didsbury Gin and ARLU Rum, has embarked on a campaign for the government to approve the use of bioethanol to ensure the production of hand sanitiser is not disrupted.
Pioneering mobile phone accessories manufacturer, juice, is thrilled to announce that it has become the first brand within the industry to introduce the removal of single-use plastic packaging from all of its products.
IGD, has been working with the food and consumer goods industry, food surplus charity FareShare, and other charitable food redistributors, to safeguard a consistent supply of food to one of the most vulnerable sectors of society in the UK, in
As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on towns and cities across the UK intensifies, the need to link business support to community need in the right place, at the right time and at the right scale has never been
The Hut Group (THG), the global, consumer brand & proprietary technology group pre-eminent in Beauty and Wellness, today announces its £10 million aid package to support vulnerable communities, key workers and emergency services in Manchester, the UK and its international
BAT’s US bio-tech subsidiary, Kentucky BioProcessing (KBP), is developing a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and is now in pre-clinical testing. If testing goes well, BAT is hopeful that, with the right partners and support from government agencies, between 1 and
Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of AB InBev, the global brewer, is today announcing support for frontline and essential workers in the fight against Covid-19, as the number of cases continues to rise.
Specialist food producer Positive Kitchen is on a mission to thank frontline NHS staff by organising the biggest cake giveaway in history.
Pladis Global, one of the world’s fastest growing global snacking companies, has chosen to partner with e-commerce analytics platform e.fundamentals to optimise its e-commerce strategy across online retailers in the UK.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has strengthened its online training portfolio by launching the CIM ‘Digital Marketing Channels’ course, allowing marketing professionals and business owners to take advantage of the latest digital marketing channels.
As the UK becomes the latest nation to bring in substantial restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, leading safety and compliance expert Bureau Veritas is highlighting a few simple steps to help firms manage their business continuity plans.
As the UK enters a three-week period of significant restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, leading safety and compliance expert Bureau Veritas has released a new Emergency Preparedness Pack to help businesses respond rapidly to the growing risks of this
Bolton-based digital marketing agency, The Audit Lab has welcomed men’s fashion lines, Original Penguin and Farah to their roster.
MOL has started production of hand and surface sanitizers to offer protection against the coronavirus. Both products have been in short supply in Hungary. Lubricants producer and MOL Group member MOL Lub Ltd. has shifted production of a windshield washer
Rentokil Specialist Hygiene, a specialist cleaning and disinfection services provider, is offering a range of specialist disinfection services to assist with Coronavirus (now called COVID-19) containment and control or to undertake specialist disinfection of a premises depending on the situation.
Research and training charity, IGD, has been bringing the food and grocery industry together in the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19), engaging with retailers, manufacturers, government, trade associations and other key stakeholders, to help ensure food is able to flow through
Chris Paton, a specialist in military wargaming and crisis planning, is hosting a free webinar at 4pm today offering advice for businesses during the coronavirus crisis.
Leading supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA has today announced the start of a COVID-19 supply chain emergency working group, bringing together companies supplying the grocery retail sector to ensure that the industry can “Feed the Nation”.
Soft drinks business Britvic has modelled the impact of Out of Home closures, restrictions on movement, and differing potential supply and demand implications for its grocery business due to coronavirus. The company said all elements in its supply chain are
How one of the world’s leading bottled water companies faced up to the challenges of supplying the insatiable thirst of China in the face of the deadly coronavirus outbreak
The International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA), representing the largest international companies in food and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturing, is committed to supporting consumers, their families and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. While all measures should be taken to contain the