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Chaucer Food Group is headquartered in Hull.
Hull specialist food supplier Chaucer acquired by Japanese firm Nagatanien

Nick Hill

Chaucer, the global producer of freeze-dried foods and specialist bread products, has been acquired by Nagatanien, a Japanese-based manufacturer and distributor of premixed and instant food. The deal will serve as…

HECK, the North Yorkshire family food firm, is the top-ranked Yorkshire company.
HECK tops all Yorkshire businesses ranked in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

Nick Hill

HECK, the North Yorkshire family food firm, has been announced the fourth fastest growing private company in the UK and the top-ranked Yorkshire company in the annual Sunday Times Virgin…

Julie Micklethwaite and Peter Smith
Vegan tipple set for success this Christmas

Anisha Mistry

A vegan alcoholic drink has launched in the UK in time for Christmas thanks to funding from Business Enterprise Fund (BEF). Following a health scare in 2012, Peter Smith and his…

EasiYo product shot
EasiYo Project Green

Jessica Smith

New Zealand Based Make Your Own Fresh Yogurt Brand, EasiYo, Implements Major EU and UK Growth Strategy With Investment Into Localised Production And Distribution New Zealand based DIY yogurt brand, EasiYo…

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Lidl to create 500 jobs with a new £70m warehouse in Doncaster

Nick Hill

German budget food retailer Lidl has unveiled plans to build a £70m distribution centre at iPort Doncaster. Verdion’s £500m logistics development, located on the outskirts of Doncaster, is set to house…

Andrea Muru Lucy Major and the team
Neapolitan-style pizza venue to create 60 new jobs in Newcastle

Jamie Hardesty

Newcastle’s booming restaurant trade is showing no signs of slowing down as leisure operator Crafted Projects has announced the opening of a new city centre pizza and cocktail restaurant, to open on December 8. The Central…

Troy Terrington, chef patron, Andy Hook, md and Florin Stan, manager of Dobson and Parnell
Specialist British cuisine restaurant Dobson and Parnell to open on Newcastle Quayside

Jamie Hardesty

North East restaurateur Andy Hook is opening a new eatery on Newcastle Quayside this week, creating 20 jobs in the process. Andy, who owns of Blackfriars Restaurant in Newcastle and Hinnies…

L to R: Chris Binge, MD of Fairway Foodservice, with A to Z Catering’s managing director Hifsi Ayran
Ambitious A to Z Catering joins Fairway Foodservice as part of growth plans

Aaron Haley

A to Z Catering has joined the Fairway Foodservice buying group, as part of plans to significantly expand its foodservice operations. The company, based in Hornsey, London, is well known for…

CEO & Founder of Nosh Detox, Geeta Sidhu-Robb
Meet founder of Nosh Detox, Geeta Sidhu-Robb

Hari Galden

Who are you and what’s your business? My name is Geeta Sidhu-Robb and I am CEO and Founder of Nosh Detox and a mother of 3 teenagers! Nosh Detox, is the UK's…

Artist’s impression of the soon to be regenerated site.
Colmans fish and chip business to open new South Shields seafront restaurant

Jamie Hardesty

South Shields family fish and chip business Colmans is transforming one of the town’s iconic seafront buildings into a new restaurant, creating 35 jobs. Originally built as a community seating shelter…

Delifonseca’s new website
Delifonseca serves up innovative new website

Craig Guy

Delifonseca has unveiled an innovative new website in response to customer demand. The independent foodie establishment, with locations on Brunswick Quay and Stanley Street, has upped its digital presence to support…

Joe Harper and Andy Sugden launched the brand in 2015
Lancashire entrepreneurs secure supermarket listing for honey-infused water brand Just Bee

Richard Bell

The Lancashire food entrepreneurs behind fruit-flavoured springwater brand Just Bee have secured a listing with Northern retailer Booths. Friends and business partners Joe Harper and Andy Sugden, creators of Just Bee…