Nestlé Purina PetCare acquires natural pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen

UK – Nestlé Purina PetCare, the pet products business of Swiss food and beverage firm, Nestlé, has acquired natural pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen, one of the leading producers of wet and dry natural foods […]

Müller launches major recruitment drive to meet surging demand

UK – Müller UK & Ireland has launched a recruitment push for up to 300 additional key workers to enable the dairy processor meet the strong consumer demand for dairy products in the UK following […]

Diageo pledges 8m bottles of sanitizer for frontline healthcare workers

UK – Diageo has pledged to enable the creation of more than 8 million bottles of hand sanitizer to help protect frontline healthcare workers in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19). To achieve this, the […]

Greencore appoints Emma Hynes as the Group’s new Chief Financial Officer

UK – Greencore Group, a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK, has appointed Emma Hynes as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company, effective 19 May 2020. Emma will replace […]

Iceland Seafood International invests in new UK site, plans to merge operations

UK – Iceland Seafood International, one of the largest exporters of fish products from Iceland, has unveiled plans of merging two of its UK subsidiaries; Iceland Seafood Barraclough Ltd and Havelok Ltd into one legal […]

Arla enters dairy alternative market with new brand and plant-based products

DENMARK – Arla Foods, one of the world’s largest dairy cooperatives based in Denmark, has entered the dairy alternative market to meet the increasing number of consumers are looking for plant-based products. Arla is initially […]

UK dairy industry reinforces sustainability commitments, joins global initiative

UK – The UK dairy industry, under the banner of the Dairy Roadmap has signed up to a global sustainability initiative, pledging its commitment to global indicators of sustainability. The UK dairy industry has become […]

Ethiopian water bottling company ventures into the UK market

ETHIOPIA – Garanba Bottling, a subsidiary of B&C Aluminum Plc that bottles South Spring Water in Ethiopia, has closed a deal with a UK-based company to export US$1m worth of bottled water to England. Garanba […]

Tesco reviews its large in-store bakeries, puts 1,816 jobs at risk of redundancy

UK – Tesco has reviewed its bakery operations in large stores as part of the UK retailer’s strategy to meet the evolving customer demands. The retailer says that over recent years, it has seen a […]

Danone to acquire majority stake in UK bottled water firm Harrogate Water

UK – Danone, through a UK subsidiary, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Harrogate Water, a family-owned business with interests in foodservice and on-the-go consumption, for an undisclosed sum. Harrogate Water is one […]