Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

The value of UK food and drink deals was £21.4bn in 2017 and £8.4bn in 2016

Food and drink M&A doubled in 2017

By Rick Pendrous

Last year, the UK’s food and beverage industry brought in a total disclosed deal value of more than double that seen in 2016, according to the latest research from financial adviser Grant Thornton UK.

Gerry Murphy (pictured) is to replace Peter Gershon as chairman

Tate & Lyle makes senior appointments

By James Ridler

Food ingredients firm Tate & Lyle has appointed Dr Gerry Murphy as a non-executive director and chairman-designate of the company.

Reports suggest Lucozade is exciting interest from several private equity bidders

Former Premier Foods' boss linked with Lucozade sale

By Gary Scattergood

Former Premier Foods boss Michael Clarke may play a pivotal role in the future of Lucozade and Ribena after reports linked him to a firm believed to be considering a bid for the brands.

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Cains Brewery in Liverpool will produce the official beer for the European Capital of Culture 2008, an award given to the city.It is the first...


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