M&B takes impact of snow into account

Mitchells & Butlers saw like-for-like sales growth of 1.6% in the 28 weeks to April 14, with adjustment of 2.5% taking the impact of snow into consideration. There was adjusted operating profit of £141m, down on £149, in the first half of 2017. Chief executive,...

Muntons publishes new sustainability statement

Stowmarket-based malt and malted ingredient manufacturer, Muntons, has published a new sustainability statement. Over the past 15 years Muntons has reduced its carbon emissions by 18% — better than the government target as defined through its climate change levy. But...
Everards plans distillery at new brewery site

Everards plans distillery at new brewery site

How Everards Meadows will look upon completion   Everards has announced plans to build a beer hall and a distillery at its new Everards Meadows site in Leicester, where construction work is now under way. As well as brewing favourite beers, such as Tiger, the brewer...
Stroud Brewery hopes to be in new HQ by autumn

Stroud Brewery hopes to be in new HQ by autumn

Organic beer producer Stroud Brewery is set to move into purpose-built new premises by autumn this year. The building will cost £1.2m and will accommodate the organic brewery’s growing needs, providing additional brewing capacity, storage facilities, larger offices, a...

Demonstration to highlight Pubs Code anger

A demonstration is due to be held in Parliament Square, London, on Monday as part of a new campaign asking the government to review the Pubs Code legislation. Seasoned campaigners from the pub industry have teamed up with the Forum of Private Business to highlight...
Work starts on new Axholme Brewing base

Work starts on new Axholme Brewing base

Work has commenced on Grimsby’s new brewery, which will transform the St Barnabas Church on King Edward Street, acquired last year by Axholme Brewing Company. Local firms are now in situ, preparing the site for the arrival of new brewing equipment which has...

Hop Burns & Black to open in Deptford

Award-winning bottle shop, Hop Burns & Black, will open its second branch in Deptford this summer. It opened in Peckham Rye / East Dulwich in 2014 as an outlet for the founders’ three greatest obsessions — craft beer, hot sauce and vinyl records (the Hop, Burns...