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Santander organises food & drink trade mission to Singapore

Ten of the UK’s leading independent food and drink manufacturers took part in the first Santander trade mission to Singapore where they had the chance to meet with some of the country’s largest supermarket chains and leading buyers and distributors.

Posted 14 June 2018

Boost for Scotland’s food and drink sector

Applications are now being accepted for grants of up to £5,000, as part of a new initiative to help drive projects that celebrate and promote food and drink sourced and produced in Scotland.

Posted 13 June 2018

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

Posted 12 June 2018

Sugar tax adds £5m in UK soft drink retail sales

Market data from IRI indicates that in the two weeks following the introduction of the sugar levy (6 April 2018), sales of soft drinks in the UK rose in value by £5 million to £167m per week.

Posted 12 June 2018

Jelly Babies are on the go

Pimlico Confectioners has announced the launch of its latest product: Jelly Babies Sweets Tubs in sharing and on the go variations.

Posted 11 June 2018

Q1 food and drink exports reach £5.2bn

The latest export statistics from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveal that Q1 2018 exports of food and drink have grown by 5.5% to £5.2bn, from £5.0bn in Q1 2017.

Posted 7 June 2018