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”.
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Britvic models impact of Out of Home closures, restricted movement and demand in grocery due to COVID-19
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
Coronavirus and lessoning the impact on our supply chains: lessons learnt from a multinational company operating in China
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
M&S, Lidl, Aldi, Danone and Coca-Cola European Partners create fund to support community organisations helping those most at risk during coronavirus crisis and urge other businesses to join them
M&S, Lidl, Aldi, Danone and Coca-Cola European Partners have partnered with Neighbourly to create the Neighbourly Community Fund, funnelling vital funds directly to community causes across the UK to ensure they can deliver essential services to those most at risk
Adelie Foods, one of the UK’s leading food to go businesses, is offering its distribution network and warehousing facilities to retail businesses who may be struggling with capacity during the Covid-19 crisis.
Royal warrant holder and leading sustainable bed manufacturer, Hypnos, part of Keen and Toms Holdings, has shared an update on its 2018/19 group-wide financial performance, which outlines strong investment, internal changes within the executive leadership team and a promising start
John West, which has been making healthy, natural fish accessible to all since 1857, today launches its ‘Get Yourself Shipshape’ campaign for 2020 to encourage and inspire healthy, active lifestyles across the nation.
SharkNinja adds Anti Hair Wrap technology to cordless vacuum cleaner range and plans entry into robotic category
SharkNinja, the number one upright vacuum cleaner brand, has added its innovative Anti Hair Wrap technology to its cordless line up and has plans to launch in the robotic vacuum cleaning category. New cooking devices under the Ninja brand are
Benjamin Wiles and Geoff Bouchier, both of Duff & Phelps, were appointed joint administrators of Axminster Carpets on 19 February 2020.
Britvic has reported first quarter revenue of £369.8m, an increase of 4.9% on the prior year. The quarter benefited from the inclusion of additional trading days following the previously announced move to monthly accounting. On a comparable days and constant
General Mills brand Old El Paso will be bringing the party as they team up with NFL UK to celebrate Super Bowl LIV, which takes place in Miami on Sunday, February 2.
Unilever considers selling tea brands as UK market set to decline to 7.8bn litres in 2019, says GlobalData
Following on from the recent news (30 January 2020) of Unilever looking to sell its PG Tips and Lipton brands, Arian Bassari, consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data analytics company, offers his view on these developments: “Unilever selling its
Saracens Women today announced it has signed a two- and a half-year deal with premium bar snacks company, Made for Drink, to come onboard as the first ever principal commercial partner of the Women’s team.
Leading housewares supplier Scott Brothers are now partnership distributors of moisture and pest control specialists, Kontrol.
A wide range of popular snacks have started coming off the production line of a brand new production facility at global food wholesalers Surya Food’s Harwich site.
Perkbox, Europe’s fastest growing employee experience platform, is today announcing Krispy Kreme, the doughnut company and coffeehouse chain, as a new customer on the platform. Since November last year, 1,800 Krispy Kreme employees now have access to Perkbox.
Aftershokz the leading manufacturer of bone conduction technology has today announced the news that 2019 was a record year for the brand, which resulted in a sales growth of 55% from 2018 to 2019 and record sales of 2 million pairs of headphones.
Oatly, the original Swedish oat drink company, has unveiled its biggest UK-wide campaign to date, to promote its oat-based product range during Veganuary.
Bord Bia’s export performance of €13bn in 2019 caps decade of growth for Irish food and drink products
In the opening days of a new decade, the publication today of Bord Bia’s Export Performance and Prospects report 2019/2020 by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, reveals a stand out 2019 performance by Ireland’s
Bay’s Kitchen – the IBS-friendly foods – secures six figure investment following a year of significant growth
Low FODMAP food brand, Bay’s Kitchen, has secured a substantial six figure investment from the founder of Tangerine Confectionery, which was sold to Valeo Foods last year. The investment caps off a year of significant growth for the IBS (Irritable
Just Spices, the fast-growing spice mix brand, has announced a €13 million Series B round led by Five Seasons Ventures and Coefficient Capital. Bitburger Ventures also joined the round. Just Spices is revolutionising the spice market through digital consumer engagement
Gressingham Duck has announced that it is teaming up with online florist, Bloom & Wild, for a special on-pack promotion this January.
JML launches a search for Britain’s next best innovation with an Inventor’s Day at the 2020 Spring Fair
Innovative consumer shopping brand JML, today announced their search for Britain’s best innovators with a JML Inventors’ day at the 2020 Spring Fair. Behind such products as Copper Stone Pans, Doktor Power, and Mineral Magic, JML have a long history
Shark supports Dogs Trust and Cats Protection with donations from sales of its TruePet vacuum cleaner range
Home cleaning brand Shark is delighted to partner with the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust (Dogs Trust Registered Charity Nos: 227523 & SC037843) and the UK’s leading feline welfare charity, Cats Protection (Cats Protection Registered Charity Nos: 203644