UGLY Drinks secures new investment to support global expansion

UGLY Drinks secures new investment to support global expansion

UGLY Drinks, the UK’s first unsweetened, 100% natural, fruit-infused sparkling water, announces the completion of a multi-million-dollar financing round with investors including Pentland Ventures and Steadman Partners (owned by Martin Dickie, the founder of BrewDog), amongst others.  With the new investment, the British born brand will focus on expanding its presence in Europe, US sales […]

Halo Re-Launches with £1.5m Investment, New Flavours & State-of-the-Art Home Compostable Packaging

Halo Re-Launches with £1.5m Investment, New Flavours & State-of-the-Art Home Compostable Packaging

November 16 sees the re-launch of Halo with £1.5m in investment and a reimagined production process delivering on its mission – to give people the world’s best coffees, in a way that’s best for the world, stemming the polluting tide of plastic and aluminium coffee capsules. Halo launched to rapturous applause in 2017 and is […]

President Macron Visits New Carlsberg Glyptotek, as Carlsberg Group Invests in Kronenbourg Brewery

President Macron Visits New Carlsberg Glyptotek, as Carlsberg Group Invests in Kronenbourg Brewery

French President Macron visits the historical New Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, while Carlsberg Group CEO Cees ‘t Hart announces 100m EUR investments in its Kronenbourg brewery in France. Following a business round table with the French President and Minister for Economic Affairs, the CEO of Carlsberg Group, Cees ‘t Hart, and the Chairman of the […]

HIPPEAS Reveal Leonardo DiCaprio as New Investor

HIPPEAS Reveal Leonardo DiCaprio as New Investor

HIPPEAS, one of the fastest-growing natural snack food companies, announced a group of new investors whose equity stake will help the brand continue its explosive growth trajectory. Revenues are on track to more than triple in 2017. Their CEO and Co-Founder Livio Bisterzo confirmed that Strand Equity Partners, a leading growth equity fund co-founded by Seth Rodsky, and Leonardo DiCaprio have invested in the company. They join ex barkTHINS EVP and current General Manager of HIPPEAS, Joe Serventi, who recently invested […]

Weetabix Makes £30 Million Investment in UK Manufacturing

Weetabix Makes £30 Million Investment in UK Manufacturing

Weetabix Food Company, Britain’s number one selling cereal brand, announced a £30 million capital investment programme across its UK manufacturing sites in Burton Latimer and Corby. The creation of new production capacity by 2018 will significantly raise volumes to match rising sales of the iconic Weetabix biscuits both at home and overseas. The investment will […]

Just Eat Invests £3.5m in FlyPay to Bring Mobile Takeaway and Restaurant Ordering Closer

Just Eat Invests £3.5m in FlyPay to Bring Mobile Takeaway and Restaurant Ordering Closer

Online food delivery service Just Eat has invested £3.5m in FlyPay, a mobile hospitality platform. FlyPay has grown from a restaurant ordering and payment app, working with the likes of Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Wahaca, into a broader solution that brings together a variety of services, including booking, loyalty and delivery, into a single platform for restaurants and bars. As part […]

Venture Capital is Hungry For Food & Beverage Startups

Venture Capital is Hungry For Food & Beverage Startups

Consumer packed goods companies like Unilever, P&G, Kellogg’s and Danone should watch their back as venture capital and tech-food startups are going to disrupt Food and Beverage industry once and for all. For the last few years we saw an unprecedented amounts of money pouring in to Food and Beverage business. According to the CrunchBase […]

Mondelez International Announces $50 Million Investment Opportunity for UK Coffee Site

Mondelez International Announces $50 Million Investment Opportunity for UK Coffee Site

Mondelez International, the world’s pre-eminent maker of chocolate, biscuits, gum and candy as well as the second largest player in the global coffee market, announced plans to invest $50 million (£30 million) in its Banbury, UK factory to build two new lines that will manufacture Tassimo beverage capsules. Tassimo is Europe’s fastest growing single-serve system, […]

Salt of the Earth Goes Hi-Tech for Packaging

Salt of the Earth Goes Hi-Tech for Packaging

Salt of the Earth introduced a new, sophisticated automatic packaging production line to improve quality and expand packaging options. The total investment is €1 million. The high-tech automatic packaging system is designed for tablets and granular salt products. Using rolls instead of traditional premade polyethylene (PE) bags, the new system enables the expansion of product […]