Greggs profits puff up nicely

Bakery sees profits increase by 41 per cent as recovery builds

A large glass of Sussex, bartender

County’s wineries set to apply to EU for protected origin status

Traditional flavours win favour abroad

Dishes and ingredients are finding new markets

Neeraj Kakkar, CEO of a Paper Boat /Hector Beverages company photographed at his office in Whitefield, Bangalore, India on Thursday Feb 05, 2015 - Photograph by Namas Bhojani
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Paper Boat taps India’s drinks nostalgia

Traditional beverages have appeal for modern consumers

Farmland stock set for Aim float

Greenshields Agri IPO comes after years of soaring farmland prices

ren cosmetic product handout

Unilever to buy REN skincare brand

Consumer goods group boosts personal care business

Thorntons shares fall on sales setback

Chocolate maker blames ‘unexpected’ drop in supermarket orders


Irish food producers hunger for more

Kerry and Glanbia have grown from co-op roots to being key operators in global nutrition

IC – February 28 highlights

Companies analysis from our sister publication

Cider makers face costs rise after ruling

European Commission orders end to duty exemption for small groups

AB InBev plans buy-back and dividend rise

Brewer falls short of fourth-quarter target but increases payout

Brazil unions sue McDonald’s franchisee

Case alleges Arcos Dorados violated labour laws

Healthy organic sales buck industry trend

Farmers are still leaving sector despite rise in demand for products

UK losing power to feed itself, say farmers

National Farmers Union warns on UK’s ability to feed itself

Primark owner to serve bittersweet profit

Strength of sterling will also have impact on reported earnings

Earnings providing false hope for groups

Operating margins under pressure though net profits have risen

Ales and craft beers spur brewing boom

Pub closures and decline in drinking fail to halt rise

Chefs look to dine until dawn in London

Restaurants expected to open later when 24-hour tube starts

IC — February 21 highlights

Companies analysis from our sister publication

Walmart sends wage signal to US business

Other companies may find it harder to respond to rising pressure


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