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Warmley-based Hare Brewery is owned by Bath Ales, which was bought by St Austell Brewery in 2016

Hare Brewery recovers after chemical spill

By James Ridler

Brewing has resumed at Bath Ale’s Hare Brewery after emergency services attended a chemical spill there that forced the evacuation of 25 staff, three of which were treated for breathing difficulties.

CO2 supplies continue to hinder food and drink production

CO2 situation still weeks from resolution

By Aidan Fortune

The recent CO2 shortage which impacted the UK food and drink industry is expected to have long-term effects, despite the resumption of supply.

Robinsons Brewery has teamed up with Ballakelly Farm to launch a pie flavoured with Trooper Light Brigade ale

Brewer and Manx farm create Iron Maiden pie

By James Ridler

Robinsons Brewery has worked with the Isle of Man’s Ballakelly Farm to create a Trooper Light Brigade Steak & Ale Pie, flavoured with Robinsons’ Trooper Light Brigade ale.

Manufacturers must now pay at least 18p extra per unit for soft drinks containing 5g or more of added sugar

MPs back sugar tax hike as obesity plan unfolds

By Rod Addy

Political appetite to increase ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks and extend the levy to other products is growing, a Populus survey seen exclusively by Food Manufacture has revealed.

Heineken has invested £40m in Beavertown

Heineken invests £40m in craft Brewer

By James Ridler

Beer giant Heineken is to inject £40m into London-based craft beer firm Beavertown to help construct a 450,000-hectolitre (hl) brewery and create 150 jobs, after securing a minority stake in the business.

Lincoln & York topped this year's International Track 200

Coffee manufacturer tops International Track 200

By James Ridler

Coffee manufacturer Lincoln & York has topped this year’s league table of medium-sized businesses with the fastest-growing international sales, according to the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.

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