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L to R: Salcombe Brewery chairman John Tiner with Beaman at the new site

Me & My Team: Salcombe Brewery

By Sam Beaman

Salcombe Brewery has weathered the pandemic, has almost completed a £1m site and is poised to roll out a new canned pilsner this summer, head brewer Sam Beaman tells Food Manufacture.

Adam Street Advisers supported the MBO of St Helier Beverage Company

St Helier Beverage Company management buyout

By James Ridler

Corinthian Brands joint managing directors John Hibberd and Paul Burton have led a management buyout (MBO) of parent company St Helier Beverage Company, with help from an eight-figure funding package from finance lender ThinCats.

Paper and plastic both have roles to play in this packaging round-up

Latest trends in food and drink packaging

By James Ridler

Packaging-free aisles in Aldi, paper packs for Smarties and cardboard beer sleeves all feature in our latest food and drink packaging round-up.

Cider sales stayed strong thanks to growing interest in craft products and premiumisation

Cider stays strong despite COVID-19 restrictions

By James Ridler

Cider sales have continued to grow despite the closure of pubs during the latest lockdown, with crafted and premium brands leading the charge, according to a new report from Westons Cider.

Square Root has appointed a new commercial director

Drinks firm Square Root names commercial director

By James Ridler

Drinks firm Square Root, which makes non-alcoholic cocktails, sodas and tonics has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of Nick McKay as its new commercial director.

O'Flynn will join the Kingsland Drinks board of directors

Pernod Ricard MD joins Kingsland Drinks

By James Ridler

Kingsland Drinks has appointed former Pernod Ricard UK managing director Denis O’Flynn as a non-executive director on the board of Kingsland Drinks Group.

reducing plastic has been the biggest trend in food packaging this month

Food and drink packaging round-up

By James Ridler

From plastic reduction in processed meat packaging, to the world’s first Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certified beverage cans, we run down some of the latest developments in food and drink packaging from around the world.

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