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Vbites owner Heather Mills has purchased her third food factory

Heather Mills buys third food factory

By James Ridler

Heather Mills, owner of vegan food manufacturer VBites, has purchased the former Coty/Procter & Gamble factory in Newcastle for an undisclosed sum.

Skinner's Brewery has secured supermarket listings in the south west of England

Skinner’s Brewery secures Tesco listing

By James Ridler

Cornish brewer Skinner’s has secured a deal with Tesco to supply its newest range to the retailer’s stores across the south-west of England.

BCMPA chief executive Rodney Steel explained how co-packers are reaping the benefits of Brexit

Co-packers benefit from Brexit doubt

By Paul Gander

Food industry uncertainties both around Brexit and the acceptability of different packaging materials are strengthening the position of co-packers, the boss of the trade body representing the sector has suggested.

CCEP has listed on the London Stock Exchange

CCEP listed on London Stock Exchange

By James Ridler

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), three and a half years after the merger to create the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler.

AB InBev has rebranded as Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I in the UK

AB InBev rebrands in the UK

By James Ridler

Alcoholic drinks manufacturer AB InBev has changed the name of its UK business to Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I.

Bristows of Devon and Crawford & Tilley will be brought together as one entity

Bristows and Crawford & Tilley brought under one roof

By James Ridler

Bristows of Devon and Crawford & Tilley owner the Paramount Retail Group is to bring the two companies together under one entity, the Great British Confectionery Group, for trading purposes.