COVID-19

Coronavirus has cast a dark shadow over the whole food and drink supply chain

A month after the coronavirus lockdown, what is the impact on the food industry?

Coronavirus and the supply chain one month after lockdown

By Nic Robinson

The coronavirus pandemic prompted the Government to initiate a closure of pubs and restaurants on 20 March and announce a lockdown of the public's movements on 23 March.

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.

Frozen food companies are feeling the sting of the coronavirus lock down

Frozen food body wants aid passed up supply chain

By James Ridler

Responding to coronavirus’s impact, the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has urged retailers to share financial aid with their suppliers, as manufacturers increasingly rely on debt to weather the pandemic.

Molson Coors is consolidating its range in the UK

Molson Coors scales back UK operations

By Michelle Perrett

Molson Coors Beverage Company, the owner of brands such as Carling and Coors, has scaled back its UK operations and rationalised its range to deal with the impact of the coronavirus.