Drinks

Sales of Robinsons have helped bolster Britivc's fortunes during the COVID crisis

Britvic bolstered by at-home beverages during COVID crisis

By James Ridler

Beverages manufacturer Britvic has balanced the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the almost complete shutdown of the hospitality and foodservice sectors with strong at-home sales, according to its latest financial results.

Food and drink exports benefited from a decline in international tensions and an easing of trade tariffs

Coronavirus fails to dent food and drink exports

By Rod Addy

Food and drink exports bucked the wider downturn in UK international manufacturing sales caused by coronavirus' impact, softening an overall decline from January to March 2020, Lloyds Bank International Trade Index claims.

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.

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.

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.

(left to right) Heineken CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer will hand over to Dolf van den Brink

Heineken CEO to step down

By Michelle Perrett

Dolf van den Brink is set to take over as CEO at Heineken from the beginning of June.

Rooster's £850k brewing will double the brewer's output

Craft brewer invests £850k in new site

By James Ridler

Harrogate-based Rooster’s Brewing Company has invested £850,000 in a new brewery and taproom in a bid to meet demand for its range of craft beers.

Unite is seeking assurances for workers after Typhoo announces redundancies

Union seeks assurances over Typhoo Tea jobs

By James Ridler

Workers union Unite has pledged to seek assurances for staff members at Typhoo Tea’s Moreton factory, after the manufacturer announced plans to axe 76 roles at the site.

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