German dessert market in danger with sugar consumption waning

With German consumers increasingly adopting healthier lifestyles, the desserts category is forecast for challenging times ahead. Almost half (48%) of German consumers say they are...

Chinese thirst for British beer drives exports up 500%

2016 saw a 6% rise in British beer exports, including a 500% increase to China, according to new figures from HMRC. The upsurge in exports...

UK’s thirst for sparkling wine breaks sales record

A record breaking volume of sparkling wine sold in UK shops and supermarkets at Christmas flew off the shelves for the first time during...

Gin renaissance – British tipple smashes all export records

British gin exports have smashed all records on the previous year with overseas sales worth almost half a billion pounds. The latest figures from HMRC...

Maple Leaf expands sustainable meat capabilities with Lightlife accusation

Maple Leaf Foods has picked up refrigerated plant-based protein manufacturer Lightlife Foods after signing a $140 million deal with Brynwood Partners. “Expanding into the fast...

Organic sales at ten year high as shoppers scramble for superior...

Organic foods in Britain are experiencing the strongest growth in customer demand for over a decade. In the last year alone, Tesco has seen...

Yorkshire bakery ships first orders to New Zealand

Handcrafted British pork pies made by a Yorkshire-based bakery are being shipped Down Under thanks to a partnership with UK food exporter, Smylie. Family-run bakery,...

Mash Direct secures £1m distribution deal with Morrisons

Mash Direct, the Irish potato and vegetable producers, has secured a £1 million annual deal with supermarket chain Morrisons. Five of the company’s gluten-free products...

US food giant snaps up Yorkshire soup company

Soup maker Yorkshire Provender has been snapped by US food giant Hain Celestial as it seeks to expand it premium soup offerings. Founded in 2007,...

Chocolate brand led by Cadbury descendant secures Fortnum & Masons listing

Love Cocoa has gained its first UK retail listing at iconic British store, Fortnum & Mason, some 200 years since the company founder’s great-grandfather...

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