The creation of the first chocolate bar is credited to Joseph Fry in 1847. Since then our taste for chocolate has soared, with the global chocolate market now sitting at around £80bn. TM spoke to one UK chocolate company about their ethically produced bars.
With the boost to bakery chain Greggs largely down to its newly launched vegan sausage roll, and many taking on ‘veganuary’ this month, the rise of alternative food and drinks products is no longer a trend, but a shift in lifestyle. How can businesses leverage it?
At The Manufacturer MX Awards 2018, the overall winner of the night was Accolade Wines, the Bristol-based wine seller. The company calls itself the ‘leading provider of New World premium, commercial and value wines – the #1 by volume in the UK and Australia.’
If you attend a wine tour or cocktail masterclass that revolves around a certain brand, would your loyalty to that brand be stronger? Probably. SME food and drink manufacturers are shifting toward a servitized approach and this is strengthening their customer relationships.
The Prime Minister has received another letter saying a 'No-Deal Brexit' would damage UK manufacturing. This time, it's from a trade body representing 13 separate trade associations that employ over 1 million workers.