How to invest in English wine

A promising growth story that attracts a frothy premium

Wine trade chases shrinking UK profits

Decline in consumption and supermarket price war spell trouble

IC – May 23 highlights

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Production line at Warburtons bakery in Burnley, Lancashire
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Innovation helps Warburtons’ brand rise

Variety serves family bakery well to leave rivals looking stale

Zanetti eyes expansion with Milan listing

Family-owned Italian coffee group lays out ambitions

M&S sees first profits rise in four years

Retailer pledges £150m cash return this year via share buyback

UK food groups press on with growth plans

Greencore and Premier Foods upbeat in face of falling prices

Massimo Zanetti: Segafredo moment

An interesting, if imperfect, coffee comes to market

Cranswick sales top £1bn

Pork producer reports fall in pre-tax profits as pig prices drop

Cranswick: no beef with these numbers

Maker of high-end sausages posts meaty returns over the past decade

Market gives Plus500 a C-minus after glitch

Spread betting firm’s shares fall 36% on rumours that it had failed to pay a $65m dividend

Thorntons chief Hart to step down in June

Departure is blow for investors amid melting sales at UK chocolatier

Massimo Zanetti seeks €200m in listing

Owner of Segafredo and Boncafé brands plans to sell 40% of group

Yum in China piques analyst interest

Grannies fill the tables at KFC’s China restaurants

IC — May 16 highlights

Companies analysis from our sister publication

Pub companies: managing decline

Running more pubs, rather than just owning them, makes sense

SABMiller buys UK craft brewer Meantime

Deal comes amid growing popularity of artisan beers

Libyan patrols struggle to stop migrants

Officials say European policies hinder attempts to stop smugglers

Meantime brews success on no compromise

Founder Alastair Hook builds business on US sales

US fears over China clampdown on sorghum

Beijing looking to reduce grain inventories, warns USDA report


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