Waitrose is piloting East of England technology that can validate the provenance of British food products – potentially right down to the local region where it was grown.
Coffee company, Paddy & Scott’s has been accepted by Lord Young, the Prime Minister’s enterprise adviser, and Sir Terry Leahy, former chief executive of Tesco, to join Accelerate 250: an exclusive community comprising the best British business.
Licensed sector specialist Christie + Co reports a continued rise of the freehold-freehouse sector – buoyed by the return to the fold of a number of experienced operators tempted back by the availability of irresistible opportunities.
International food industry influencers are sending innovation scouts to Cambridge UK for a pitching event as part of the Institute for Manufacturing’s open innovation initiative.
A UK entrepreneur has turned to Cambridge in a venture designed to revitalise Britain’s ‘bland’ pubs and eateries and revive the heart and soul of the bustling beer houses that packed in the punters in the 1830s.
Global food and FMCG companies – such as Unilever, General Mills, Tate & Lyle and Crown Packaging – have chosen Cambridge UK as the launchpad for a new technology initiative.
Suffolk pub and brewing business Greene King reports strong growth on the back of a retail sales surge in the 24 weeks to October 14.
Guy Watson, founder of Riverford, was named Farmer of the Year at the BBC’s Food and Farming Awards ceremony.
The wettest summer on record and a gloomy economic backdrop sent UK households looking for solace in the shape of a bottle by the look of Majestic Wine’s interim results.
Award winning real ale producer Milton Brewery has immediately doubled its capacity by acquiring the freehold of new premises at Waterbeach.
The poor summer weather has failed to rain on brewer and retailer Greene King’s parade.
Whitbread PLC has appointed Nicholas Cadbury as its new group FD – succeeding Christopher Rogers who has become MD of Costa Coffee.
Chilford Hall Vineyard in Linton near Cambridge UK has uncorked a vintage nine awards in a prestige competition.
Premier Foods has sold its Elephant Atta ethnic flour business to Westmill Foods, a subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc for £34 million.
Fairfields Farm in Colchester, which prides itself on its hand-cooked crisps using home-grown potatoes, has opened a new manufacturing unit after a substantial investment which promises crisps made with the lowest possible food miles.
UK leading law firm Mills & Reeve in Cambridge has advised Langholm Capital on the acquisition of 120-year-old family-run Purity Soft Drinks.
- Plenty of sales froth for Greene King
- Cider is rosy in export boom
- Students’ beer puts ale in females
- Pub fears bitter backlash if beer prices rise
- Record year for Woodforde’s Brewery
- Cambridge FoodTech in demand
- Greene King drinks in Christmas spirit
- 120 jobs as super-restaurant comes to Norwich
- Baking a tasty new recipe for success and jobs
- Moo-sic and milkshakes on the menu
- Winning brew for PDX
- Get ready for Christmas with a Godwick Turkey tasting
- Region answers call to arms to create nutritious food
- Britvic shares and revenue soar
- Fitzbillies in Cambridge reopens under new ownership
- Grocery image maker’s global expansion
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