There is no doubt that snacking is an extremely dynamic category with consumers seeking new and innovative products alongside traditional favourites and healthier snacks alongside indulgent treats. As a snacks wholesaler we are always on the look-out for new snack brands and products that offer something a little different from the norm.
With ninety five per cent of UK consumers snacking every month and seventy four per cent snacking at least once a day it is perhaps no surprise that as a wholesaler of snacks and crisps we are also seeing considerable growth in this sector.Read More
By the time you read this Article 50 may well have been triggered, or it May have been delayed (see what I did there?) I have made my views on Brexit very clear over the past year, so have many others within the business world, but I like them whilst we voted “Remain” had resigned ourselves to the process of leaving, hoping for a smooth transition. I wouldn’t say that I have become optimistic about being out of Europe but had begun to see some positives.
I’m writing this week’s blog from Western Kenya, where I am visiting our project and planning to try and make the children’s centre (orphanage and schools) more self-sufficient. For those who don’t know, we are doing this primarily by investing funds into a farm business. Now, you cry, what does Paul Hargreaves know about farming? And the answer is, “A lot more than I used to”.
It seems that inflation will remain a hot topic for everyone within the next few months, but maybe especially for those in the food and drink sector. It does seem as if there may be a perfect storm brewing with various factors coming together at once. Let’s have a look at them and what we can do about them.