Drink Businesses

New product development is the biggest growth opportunity for food and drink businesses

NPD tops food and drink firms’ biggest opportunities

By Matt Atherton

New product development (NPD) is the biggest opportunity for food and drink manufacturers over the next 12 months, while fewer firms are positive about business prospects, according to a survey by advisory firm BDO.

Up to 400 new food and drink industry jobs will be created by the new business park over the next 10 years

400 new jobs to be created by new food park

By Mike Stones

A new food park near Perth in Scotland could create up to 400 jobs over the next 10 years after local councillors gave planning permission for a £8.7M investment last week.

Food and drink businesses made up 10% of the total hot 100

10 food and drink firms make Investec Hot 100 list

By Mike Stones

A smoked fish supplier, the nation’s largest independent cider producer and a label manufacturer are among 10 food and drink businesses to appear on Investec’s Hot 100 list of the UK’s fastest-growing, mid-sized private companies.

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