Drinks

Titanic Brewery can continue production, thanks to a £1m loan

Titanic Brewery secures £1m coronavirus loan

By James Ridler

Titanic Brewery has secured £1m in funding through the Government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), securing the jobs of its 200 workers in the process.

A G Barr has seen an impact of the 'lock down'

Irn-Bru owner sees ‘significant’ impact of coronavirus

By Michelle Perrett

Soft drinks supplier A G Barr, which has brands including Irn-Bru and Rubicon, has revealed it has seen a “significant impact” in out-of-home consumption following the Government ‘lockdown’ on 23 March.

Four of the world's biggest food manufacturers have been accused of excessive plastic pollution

Top brands named worst offenders for plastic pollution

By James Ridler

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and PepsiCo are responsible for half a million tonnes of plastic pollution burnt or dumped in just six developing countries, according to a report from non-governmental organisation Tearfund.

The drinks industry has been directed impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 situation

Drinks industry reacts to coronavirus impact

By James Ridler

Cut earnings, threats to supplies and helplines for manufacturers’ customers are just some of the latest developments in the drinks industry as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The new warehouse will free up space to help boost production

Jobs created at new food warehouse

By James Ridler

Up to 20 jobs are to be created at world foods manufacturer Regal Foods, as part of an expansion of its warehousing capacity at its Bradford headquarters.

Deforestation ban is being urged

WWF calls for ban on ‘deforestation’ foods

By Michelle Perrett

WWF, the conservation organisation, is calling for imported food products that destroy natural habitats to be made illegal as part of its campaign called ‘Let’s get deforestation #OffOurPlates’.

Lucozade Ribena Suntory opened its new £13m line in Coleford last week

New £13m line opens at Coleford Lucozade factory

By James Ridler

Lucozade Ribena Suntory has opened a new £13m energy and water-efficient line at its Coleford, Gloucestershire factory in a bid to meet demand and cut down on its impact on the environment.

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