Cambridge-based Bactest, a biotechnology start-up, scooped the UK’s Innovation Award at last night’s prestigious Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards for its ‘Speedy Breedy’ rapid, portable contamination test.
Suffolk brewer and retailer Greene King saw its UK share price fall 30p on early morning trading after warning that customers were tightening their belts despite the recovery in the UK economy.
They’re used to producing a tasty end product from oil in the Middle East but Qatar has taken it to a new dimension – buying into Harry Ramsden’s fish and chip franchise.
The UK’s fastest growing Chinese takeaway chain, Hotcha, has announced plans to open two new stores in East Anglia – Ipswich and Norwich – as part of a national expansion programme.
A marked upswing in consumer confidence has helped Suffolk UK food and pub business Greene King post record results for the 53 weeks to May 4.
A Norfolk company has launched a new range of bottle-conditioned beers to celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s great Antarctic adventure of 1914-16.
A new potato spiral snack created by Pasta Foods for the American market has gone on sale at more than 3,000 major stores across the United States.
Cambridge software is helping one of the UK’s largest suppliers of onions, garlic and shallots to grow its business and simplify its production process.
Cafédirect, one of the UK’s biggest coffee brands and Fairtrade coffee pioneer, has acquired Cambridge-based online coffee club Kopi.co.uk for an undisclosed sum.
Greene King, the Suffolk UK brewer and food & drink chain specialist, has agreed to sell 275 non-core tenanted and leased pubs to Hawthorn Leisure Limited – backed by Avenue Capital Group and May Capital LLP – for £75.6 million.
Elsinore Foods, a market leading business specialising in niche seafood and delicatessen products, has been sold to UK supplier Golden Acre Foods for an undisclosed sum in a deal steered by Cambridge professionals.
The future of global food could be mapped out at Cranfield following the relocation of fast growing food freshness technology innovator It’sFresh! to Cranfield University Technology Park.
Phaseolus Ltd, a Cambridge-based supplier of quick frozen beans and pulses has been sold to one of the UK’s premier fruit suppliers for an undisclosed sum.
A bumper harvest has put a Cambridge vineyard in vintage shape for a 40th anniversary.
Bactest, a Cambridge UK business whose technology detects bacteria in a range of products in double quick time, has developed a specific solution to counter beer contamination.
Cambridge corporate lawyer Anthony McGurk has advised global fruit and vegetable supplier UNIVEG on a multi-million euros acquisition of UK based fruit business Empire World Trade.
- New Anglia LEP awards £500k to Pasta Foods
- Hilton Food Group beefs up presence in Huntingdon
- Olympus Automation targets US food market
- Co-op support creates a buzz for beekeeping business
- Cambridge technology shows plenty of bottle
- Bug busting technology wins IfM Innovation award
- Bactest diagnostic targeted at breweries
- What a Corker: tonne of crisps in one bag
- Food and drink marcomm moves to MK
- Expansion finance for malt manufacturer
- Fast food entrepreneur gets smart
- Food fingerprint identifies product provenance
- Coffee company brews fresh success
- Christie reports reasons for cheer in pub sector
- Food giants seek Cambridge innovation
- Entrepreneur kickstarts beer house revival
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