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Wirral-Headquartered Bakery Demonstrates Strong Growth In First Year

Baker & Baker has reported a turnover of €450M and growth of 14% in its inaugural year.

Raft of four awards for Yorkshire rum AB Gold

Yorkshire-based entrepreneurs Alex Bray and David Armstrong, are celebrating after the rum they created picked up a slew of four top industry awards. AB Gold...

S Nicholson & Sons returns Browns ‘opulent’ ceilings to Edwardian splendour

Bespoke painting and decorating service S Nicholson & Sons has restored the ceilings of one of the country’s most opulent buildings. The Bishop Auckland company,...

Wrights fights food waste

Stoke-on-Trent bakery stores Wrights have reduced food waste to below 1% after finding a daily home for its unsold, fresh food. The company’s 15 high...

One Day Agency launches Codorníu Cavas from the largest organic cava producer in the...

The Manchester-based advertising and marketing agency has been appointed in a competitive pitch to promote the Spanish Codorníu Raventos’s Winery and its 150th anniversary of Cava production.

Edinburgh Gin take title sponsorship of The Garden and five new Mediterranean style cabanas...

As Chester basked in sunshine and rising temperatures over the weekend – hotter than the Mediterranean at times – Chester Racecourse has announced a...

Chu Lo announces YO! Sushi and Belong Gaming Arenas as first major stockists

A brand-new range of Japanese inspired sour soft drinks is coming to YO! Sushi and Belong Gaming Arena’s! Available to purchase now and with...

Miller Homes Yorkshire Supports Local Food banks with An Easter Egg Appeal

With Easter fast approaching, Miller Homes in the Yorkshire region is going the eggs-tra mile and supporting two local Trussell Trust food banks with an Easter Egg appeal.

Yorkshire’s largest gaming destination and bar open’s this week!

Bar and bowling alley, Roxy Lanes, is relocating from its current location on Bond Street to The Light on The Headrow. The mammoth venue,...

SALT launch their 6th branded Tap, Craft + Falafel next week

Craft beer, cocktails ‘on tap’ and Middle-Eastern Street food in a canal-side setting does it get any better? SALT are launching their 6th branded Tap...

Discover more independent takeaways in Leeds with Pronto – Local delivery app expands...

After nearly two years of unprecedented success in Ilkley, local takeaway delivery app, Pronto, has branched out, adding independent restaurants in Leeds to their...

nibnibs Not Too Naughty Announces Booths As First Retail Stockist

A brand-new line of healthy cookies is coming to Booths this January. With less than 90 calories per pack, nibnibs ‘Not Too Naughty’ cookies...

More than a Quarter of Hospitality and Retail Workers Want Out

The workforce crisis in hospitality and retail is threatening to drive existing workers away from those industries according to new research released by Deputy,...

Modern Milkman agrees 6,870 sq ft lease in Holbeck

Modern Milkman has taken a five-year lease of Unit 2, New Princess Street, Leeds – owned and managed by Brighouse-based commercial and industrial lettings...

Axe-throwing entrepreneurs carve out new donut business in Darlington

The brains behind urban axe-throwing business Hatchet Harry’s are launching a new chain of donut stores – the first of which will be giving...

UK’s favourite free-from brand continues exceptional growth

Kirsty’s, the UK’s favourite free-from brand, has continued its meteoric rise with turnover increasing 11.5% during 2021. The brand has seen exceptional growth in a...

Yorkshire Private Chef Launches Food and Activity Retreats

Yorkshire chef and Masterchef: The Professionals contestant, Michaela Hanna has launched her immersive food and activity experiences in the UK. With M’s countryside retreats offer...

Dry January never looked so good! SEVEN BRO7HERS launch its first alcohol-free beer

The wait is over and it’s FINALLY happening ... Buckle up ‘Dry January’ as SEVEN BRO7HERS has the perfect solution to 31 days sober...

Café bar investment at Bannatyne Health Club in Leeds

The first phase of a £1million investment at the Bannatyne Group’s recently acquired Cardigan Fields health club in Leeds has seen the addition of...

McGoff Group receives planning approval for Market 41 in Urmston

The McGoff Group has received planning approval for its eagerly anticipated Market 41 food hall development on the corner of Railway Road and Greenfield...

Williams MINI Creates Exciting Fusion with Lu Ban’s Chef Dave

Two of Liverpool’s high-profile businesses bring together iconic design and inventive cuisine in unique partnership
Fresh winter air can deliver up to 80% cost savings on air-cooling systems

Fresh winter air can deliver up to 80% cost savings on free cooling systems

Yorkshire based Newsome to offer rental option on free coolers to help local businesses save money on manufacturing processes With energy costs rising and increasing...

Wrights’ move to support food redistribution initiative

A local manufacturer is donating a selection of its premium foods to North West charities through its partnership with FareShare Greater Manchester. Wrights Food Group,...

New Northern Quarter Inspired Spirits Brand Launches Across Greater Manchester

N/Q LONDON DRY GIN, the first spirit product from the newly formed Northern Quarter Liquor Company, launches across Manchester this week. The gin, comprised...

Founder of Cinders Barbecues is Ready to Hang Up His Boots

One of the UK outdoor catering market’s most influential business figures is ready to ride his classic motorbike off into the sunset, with his 72nd birthday in November 2021 being the push he needs to focus more on gear changes than grills.

Exodus of 25-40 year-olds from the hospitality industry

The changing shape of the hospitality workforce has been revealed in new research from workforce management app, Deputy. The Rebuilding Hospitality: The Changing Shape of...

Strong growth at Summit Foods drives resilient results for Scunthorpe-headquartered food group

Abbeydale Food Group has once again put in a strong financial performance with turnover rising by 18% for the year ending February 2021, driven...

Pizza Oven Business Celebrates Rebrand

A Preston business is celebrating a rebrand with a valuable Black Friday offer that will allow foodies and lovers of outdoor living to upgrade to something more plush than a barbecue or throwaway pizza oven.

Bradford food business celebrates more than doubling export in just five years

Regal Food Products Group, a Bradford-based food manufacturer which initially developed products for the local Asian market in the UK, has seen its export...

Fast-growing Hull-based vegetable supply group acquires Saxon Foods

Tuber Group, based near Hull, has acquired plant-based convenience foods manufacturer Saxon Foods in Scunthorpe from the Abbeydale Food Group, for an undisclosed sum. Having...

Venner Nutrition Ramps Up UK Operation Signing Kerry’s Fresh

51% of company profits will go towards supporting more families-in-need so it can amplify its mission to end UK food poverty.

Manchester International Festival seeks F&B operators for The Factory

Manchester International Festival (MIF) has today launched an invitation to tender for food and beverage operators for The Factory – the landmark new cultural...

Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls Agrees TK Maxx Festive Sweets Deal

Premium confectionery brand Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls has secured an order from national retailer TK Maxx, which will see it providing four varieties of festive flavoured sweets for sale in stores across the UK in the run-up to Christmas.

Demand for Innovation sees Alcohol Solutions Expand Team

Manchester-based Alcohol Solutions, a specialist in alcohol-based drinks development, has recruited Eleanor Bright as NPD Technologist. The appointment is in response to retailers and...

Pure Innovations Launches Rebrand With Logo Reaching For The Stars – As Charity Encourages...

Stockport charity encourages people to reach to the stars with its new branding!

Leeds Charity looking for 10th anniversary Ball sponsors

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their annual Wear Red Day event with a celebrity-laden fundraising Ball on February 5th, 2022. And they are looking for local businesses to help sponsor the event.

Lancashire Inn & Restaurant group recognised for business resilience

A family-owned group of Lancashire inns has been recognised for its resilience during the pandemic at a prestigious Business Award ceremony. Barry Robinson Leisure operates three stylish inns & restaurants in North Lancashire & Cumbria.

Mum-trepreneur offers juicy investment opportunity with business sale

A mum of three from Cheshire who launched her own juice cleanse business during lockdown is looking to sell her zesty company to focus...

The Cherry on the top! Seven Bro7hers launches Berliner Weisse beer to celebrate its...

Salford Brewery SEVEN BRO7HERS BREWING CO is launching a limited-edition Imperial Rhubarb and Sour Cherry Berliner Weisse beer as part of its SEVENTH birthday...

STOUTSTANDING! Manchester’s The Flava People launches ‘Guinness Cooking Paste’ in Tesco

Manchester's The Flava People has teamed up with drinks company Diageo to launch ‘Guinness Cooking Paste’. The new cooking paste is the perfect blend of...

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