Meadow Foods has commissioned the £4m plant-based dairy alternatives factory it announced last year, which will make products under The Collective's Plant brand and was fitted using a groundbreaking technique.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak should extend the Government's furlough and credit insurance schemes in his March Budget announcement to support the food and drink industry and others hit by COVID-19-related lockdowns.
Garden Gourmet, Nescafé, Starbucks and Purina PetCare fuelled organic sales growth in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, according to Nestlé's latest full-year results, although COVID-19 hit group reported sales.
As packaging demand swells, driven by an accelerated switch to online purchasing, supply chain operators should consider alternatives to paper and card to maintain the flow of materials, according to Antalis.
Out-of-home declines at Britvic offset sales growth in at-home products in its first quarter (Q1), Tate & Lyle's primary product sales rose in the three months to 31 December and Diageo reported dented interims.