Heineken reports FY double digit growth in UK

13 Feb 2019

Heineken has said that volume growth in the UK was in double digits in 2018.

Serious Pig launches crowdfund

05 Feb 2019

Serious Pig, the pub snack business backed by BrewDog founder James Watt, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £350,000.

Diageo UK sales up 14% in H1

31 Jan 2019

Diageo has reported net sales up 14% in the UK for the six months to 31 December.

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AG Barr FY revenues up 5%

25 Jan 2019

AG Barr has announced revenues of c£277m for the full year ending 26 January 2019, up c.5% on the prior year.

Filta Group acquires WatBio

20 Dec 2018 Updated: 21 Dec 2018

Filta Group Holdings, a provider of fryer management and environmental services to commercial kitchens, has announced the acquisition of WatBio for c£7m.

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Carlsberg UK announces changes at the top

18 Dec 2018

Carlsberg UK CEO Julian Momen is leave the business at the end of March 2019. He will hand the reigns to Tomasz Blawat, who currently heads up Carlsberg Poland.


Crafty Brewing Co acquires LBC

18 Dec 2018

The Crafty Brewing Company, the microbrewery based in Dunsfold, Surrey, has acquired Guildford-based brewery, The Little Beer Corporation (LBC).

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Deliveroo unveils pizza inserts

18 Dec 2018

Deliveroo is rolling out biodegradable greaseproof paper inserts to operators to enable better recycling of pizza boxes.

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On-trade beer sales up 0.9% in Q3

03 Dec 2018

The World Cup and the summer’s hot weather helped to stem a string of quarterly falls in on-trade beer sales, the latest Beer Barometer data has shown.

Just Eat to list hygiene ratings for all restaurants

21 Nov 2018

Just Eat, the online food delivery platform, has confirmed it will roll out the listing of hygiene ratings for all restaurants on its app in 2019.

Dine partners with Three UK

20 Nov 2018

Dine Club, the restaurant discount app, has secured a partnership with Three UK.

Poppleston Allen tops licensing law firm list

16 Nov 2018

Poppleston Allen has been named in the inaugural The Times Best Law Firms 2019 list, securing the only ranking for licensing and gambling.


Diageo to sell 19 brands for £427m

12 Nov 2018

Diageo has agreed to sell a portfolio of 19 brands to US distiller Sazerac for £427m.

Paddy & Scott’s secures TA Hotel Collection deal

08 Nov 2018

Paddy & Scott’s has signed a deal with TA Hotel Collection in East Anglia to provide a coffee solution to six hotels.


PepsiCo to acquire Pipers

05 Nov 2018

PepsiCo has announced its intention to acquire out-of-home crisps brand Pipers for an undisclosed sum.

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AG Barr appoints new non-executive director

25 Oct 2018

AG Barr has appointed Nicholas Wharton to the board as an independent non-executive director, with effect from 1 November 2018.

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AB InBev reported revenues up 4.5% in Q3

25 Oct 2018

AB InBev has reported 4.5% revenue growth in Q3 2018, with sales up 4.6% over the first nine months of the 2018/19 year.


C&C revenues up 186% after Matthew Clark/Bibendum acquisition

25 Oct 2018

C&G Group has reported total sales of €838.7m, and adjusted EBITDA of €66.2m, in six months to 31 August 2018.


BrewDog to launch bar franchise offer

09 Oct 2018

BrewDog is to launch a bar franchise offer in the UK, as part of its BrewDog Blueprint of 30 initiatives to drive growth over the next decade.

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Brexit vote forces TGI’s to switch to UK suppliers

26 Sep 2018

TGI Friday’s switched a number of suppliers from overseas providers to UK ones in the wake of the Brexit vote, its procurement and supply chain director has told Supply Management magazine.