UK’s food-to-go sector worth £23bn by 2022

The UK’s hunger for food-to-go shows no signs of abating with the latest forecasts claiming the sector will be worth £23.5 billion by 2022. IGD...

Sparkling wine sales in UK up 72% since 2012

The sales of sparkling wine have grown by 12% since last year, indicating the nation’s enduring popularity for fizz. Since 2012, sales of sparkling wine...

UK convenience benefits from ‘food to go’ boom

The food to go sector is one of the fastest growing convenience categories, with Britain’s high street benefiting to the tune of £36 million. For...

Canadian dairy-free brand snapped up by Japanese firm

Daiya Foods, a Canadian plant-based food specialist, has been acquired by a subsidiary of Japan’s Otsuka Holdings for 405 million Canadian dollars. The deal will...

Irish food authority safeguards businesses selling food online

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has released a new guide assisting food businesses to comply with legislative requirements in selling food online. Promoting and...

‘Shrinkflation’ sees smaller products as producers cite rising costs

Food and beverages are among the more than 2,500 products that have diminished in size over the last five years, according to the Office...

UK food M&A deals see drop as sterling slows market

The number of M&A deals targeting UK food manufacturers has fallen by 25% as the fall in sterling puts pressure on the sector’s profit...

Good year for fresh produce specialist with soft fruits profits up

Fresh produce supplier A G Thames Group has seen a significant uptick in its soft fruit businesses during 2016. During this period, overall Group turnover...

Latest figures show changing face of UK fish sales

Though confectionary leads the charge for Easter food, sales of fresh food during the 2017 Easter period were at their highest in three years. During...

Sainsbury’s supports British farmers with new season lamb commitment

As of July 2017, all of Sainsbury’s fresh lamb will be 100% British and 100% ‘New Season’. This offering will provide customers with quality tender...

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