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Food Trends 2024: What it means for your brand

The Latest Trends in Food and Drink In a recent webinar with creative agency White Bear, we explored the top trends in the food and drink industry and how brands can get ahead and use these to their advantage. From sustainability and consumer behaviour to regulatory changes and emerging opportunities,…

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Anuga 2023: The comeback we were all waiting for!

After recent years of Anuga being quiet affairs due to the pandemic and Brexit, it is fair to say that it is now back with a bang, with 14 bustling halls filled with a wide array of brands and products!  One week on from our trip, we have pulled together…

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Evolving Due Diligence in Food and Drink: Industry Insights

The nature of due diligence is changing. Be it for mergers, acquisitions, capital investments, diversifications and new product or market entries. It is no longer primarily focused on a one-dimensional financial evaluation. Technical, operations, supply chain and category are increasingly becoming key components of the analysis.   “You cannot sit…

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The Future of Food and Drink M&A: Trends and Opportunities

Considering our experience working on recent buy and sell side transactions over the last 18 months, we would like to share a few clear trends in food and drink M&A.   Deal acceleration – Locally here in the UK, with a change of government looming if current opinion polls are to…

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What’s under the Christmas tree this year? Inflation, Q Commerce and AI.

Phew, with just a week to go until the festive break for most, it’s all kicking off in the trade right now with all eyes on price increases. Fresh food prices jumped by 1.2% in October in what was the highest rate of inflation since August 2019. Ambient food inflation for…

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Are Hard Seltzers the Latest Battleground for the ‘War on Sugar’?

Having been around for seven years, Hard Seltzers are coming of age. By any measure, their growth has been impressive, and they are now an important part of the BWS (Beers, Wine and Spirits) category. The US has led the way with American millennials powering category growth. Brands like White Claw…

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