All Food & Drink Entrepreneur articles

  • Pranav_Chopra,_NEMI_Teas
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    “Covid-19 wiped out 95% of our business overnight”: How pivoting helped this impact business win big

    2021-06-10T14:22:00Z

    Pranav Chopra of NEMI Teas explains what social impact businesses can do to achieve success, stand out from the crowd, and be in it for the long run - in our exclusive interview with him for his win at Food and Drink Heroes

  • Pub
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    Pubs plead for reopening date

    2021-02-10T08:55:13Z

    Business leaders in the pub and beer industries are urging the government to provide a reopening date after repeated warnings that many venues won’t survive.

  • Food And Drink Hero
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    First Food & Drink Heroes shortlist revealed

    2021-02-08T11:06:46Z

    The shortlist for the inaugural Food & Drink Heroes awards has been revealed.

  • Feature

    Third of hospitality firms fear collapse

    2020-11-20T09:06:07Z

    More than a third of hospitality businesses in the UK say they have little or no confidence they will survive the next three months, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). It comes after the industry trade body, Hospitality UK, this week revealed that an estimated 660,000 jobs have ...

  • Feature

    Brexit: Everyday goods 'much more expensive' under no deal

    2020-10-26T08:19:11Z

    The cost of everyday items will be "much more expensive" if the government cannot secure a free-trade agreement with the EU, a business group has warned. The organisation, which represents the UK's haulage industry, said the cost of moving transporting goods will likely rise and customers could be charged up ...

  • Bread & Jam Festival
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    Food founders festival goes virtual

    2020-10-13T11:05:44Z

    Since 2016 the Bread & Jam Festival has been the “go-to” event for anyone wanting to start or grow a food or drink business. The annual conference for challenger brands pulls together the biggest names in food and drink, from successful entrepreneurs to high-street retailers and industry investors. And, in ...

  • Food & Drink Heroes
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    Search begins for UK’s Food & Drink Heroes

    2020-10-12T10:00:00Z

    The search for the UK’s top food and drink entrepreneurs has begun with Food & Drink Heroes, a new awards programme from the creators of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

  • Loaf-Logo
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    Warburtons launches joint venture to support baking businesses

    2020-08-13T09:02:04Z

    Bakery brand Warburtons has launched a new venture designed to support businesses with innovative baked products. Batch Ventures is a joint project with leading independent business accelerator Mission Ventures. Designed to support the growth of SMEs and start-ups, Batch Ventures combines equity funding together with hands-on support from successful entrepreneurs ...

  • Mill Lane Cardiff
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    Wales pubs and restaurants set for July outdoor opening

    2020-07-02T11:07:29Z

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Pubs and restaurants in Wales will be allowed to reopen their outdoor spaces from 13 July if cases continue to fall, the Welsh Government has announced. It follows a rapid review of the country's hospitality sector and how it can be allowed to reopen. Pubs, restaurants and cafes will ...

  • Pig
    Feature

    Happy news: Snaffling Pig’s Big Bluey BBQs are selling in the sun

    2020-04-28T09:18:47Z

    It’s easy to start feeling more than a little overwhelmed with the bad news right now which is why The Great British Entrepreneur Awards and Printed.com are on a mission to highlight the good; the entrepreneurs & businesses who are doing amazing things, who have achieved so much (before ...

  • MissionVentures-LogoDesign-By-DesignEmpire
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    There’s never been a more critical time to both support small brands as well as take steps to mitigate childhood obesity

    2020-04-17T14:52:44Z

    Mission Ventures is on the hunt for brand owners passionate about addressing this growing challenge. In return we will be providing a package of business support as well as access to a share of £1.8m of working capital from The Good Food Fund. They are recruiting UK-based SME and start-up ...

  • bigmoose
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    Happy news: Orders fly out for bigmoose coffee co #supportsmallbusinesses

    2020-04-14T09:02:39Z

    It’s easy to start feeling more than a little overwhelmed with the bad news right now which is why The Great British Entrepreneur Awards are on a mission to highlight the good; the entrepreneurs & businesses who are doing amazing things, who have achieved so much (before and during the ...

  • Boss-B
    Feature

    Happy news: Comedian Joe Lycett backs Boss Brewing vs Hugo Boss

    2020-04-14T09:00:51Z

    It’s easy to start feeling more than a little overwhelmed with the bad news right now which is why The Great British Entrepreneur Awards are on a mission to highlight the good; the entrepreneurs & businesses who are doing amazing things, who have achieved so much (before and during the ...

  • Nick-C
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    Happy News: Snaffling Pig collabs with Double Dutch Drinks

    2020-04-09T08:22:43Z

    It’s easy to start feeling more than a little overwhelmed with the bad news right now which is why The Great British Entrepreneur Awards are on a mission to highlight the good; the entrepreneurs & businesses who are doing amazing things, who have achieved so much (before and during the ...

  • Feature

    Food stores can work together after trading laws relaxed

    2020-03-20T09:02:37Z

    Supermarkets will now be allowed to cooperate in their efforts to feed shelves stocked amid the outbreak of Coronavirus. Late on Thursday, Environment Secretary George Eustice approved a move to relax competition regulations which will allow retailers to share distribution depots, delivery vans, data and staff to meet the rising ...

  • Feature

    Food price inflation at six-year high

    2019-04-03T09:19:27Z

    Image: Flickr Food prices in the UK grew at the fastest pace in nearly six years, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). The industry body said last year's extreme weather affected crops across the country, pushing up prices for products such as potatoes, onions and cabbages. Farmers were ...

  • Food & Drink List 2019
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    GBEA’s 20 most exciting food & drink entrepreneurs to watch in 2019

    2019-03-27T12:00:16Z

    2018 was a huge year for the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards with 3,000 entries. And a big chunk of those came from the food & drink industry. From mouth-watering burgers, to silky craft ales and fiery street food; show-stopping noodles to ethical juices and eco-conscious confectionaries, the entries were ...

  • Feature

    Jobs on the menu for food & drink firms

    2015-08-27T09:00:00Z

    Firms in England and Wales food and drink sector are readying plans to create tens of thousands of new jobs in the next five years, as they look to drive growth at home and abroad, according to a new study by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

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    Food & Drink Manufacturers Reduce Carbon Emissions By One Million Tonnes

    2009-12-09T09:00:00Z

    UK food and drink manufacturers have reduced their carbon emissions by 19% since 1990 the equivalent of one million tonnes of CO2 according to a new report published by the Food and Drink Federation1.