James Lancaster 'no longer retiring' from McColl's

McColl’s Retail Group founder James Lancaster has declared he is “no longer retiring”… Source link

Britvic raises profit forecast as fizzy drinks sparkle

Britvic has raised its profit forecast for the full year after enjoying strong fizzy drink sales in the third quarter. Source link

Arla cuts farmgate milk price by 0.94p a litre

Arla Foods amba is dropping its global farmgate milk price for co-op members by €1.25 cents a kilogram. Source link

Unilever’s sales growth hit by emerging markets slowdown

Unilever today reported underling first half sales growth of 3.7%, but warned of a slowdown in emerging markets. Source link

African demand boosts SABMiller’s global volumes

SABMiller’s first quarter global drinks volumes grew by 3%, driven by increased demand in South Africa and the African region. Source link

Campylobacter claims: the industry responds

An undercover investigation by the Guardian newspaper into the food poisoning bug campylobacter has claimed to have uncovered hygiene breaches in the UK poultry industry. Source link

Wingman Products to roll out Rebel & Fuel hair and skin ranges

Wingman Products is set to make its first foray into hair styling and facial skincare… Source link

Shloer freshens up with new colour scheme and bigger labels

Shloer has refreshed its 750ml bottle with larger labels and a new colour scheme… Source link

Billy Bear launches into cheese slices

Sliced meat brand Billy Bear is extending into the cheese market… Source link

Bestway mulls indie pharmacy wholesale

Bestway is hoping its acquisition of Co-operative Pharmacy will help it become a wholesaler for independent pharmacies… Source link