In our latest ‘from-home’ episode, Thea and Andy begin to look forward and theorise about the world after Covid, reflecting on the scenarios at play for challenger brands. Young Foodies is the leading voice of challenger food & drink brands in the UK. With a blend of industry news, feature interviews, brand spotlights and maybe […]
Over the past two months, the government’s initiative to support businesses through this unprecedented time has resulted in a new common status of employment, with HMRC reporting nearly a quarter of the UK workforce being furloughed. Whilst for every individual this new situation presents a unique challenge, life on furlough may be the chance to […]
Just Food has reported that 2019 saw alternative protein brands receive over $727m in investment in the US. Read the full article to understand the trends and figures in this sector.
In response to the government’s furlough scheme, we partnered with Volcano Coffee Works to write an open letter to Rishi Sunak, addressing its challenges in regards to small businesses. The #RatherBeWorking campaign found that 86% of furloughed employees were “ready and willing to work”, but restrictions around working while on furlough did not allow this. […]
We teamed up with Emma Loisel at Volcano Coffee Works to lobby the government to make the COVID Furlough Scheme work better for our brands. In her open letter, she puts pressure on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to make small changes to furlough rules to support the sustainable returns of business. Read the full article in […]
Many small businesses fear closing down if furlough continues without the option for their employees to work. In a survey created by Volcano Coffee Works, 86% of employees said they were “ready and willing to work” while on furlough in order to keep their company in business. Read the full article in CITYA.M.
In the second of our ‘catch up’ episodes, Andy hears how the current world looks from the point of view of Luke Boase, founder of Lucky Saint and Rich Wilkinson, Co-Founder at Doisy & Dam. We’re also fortunate to grab a few mins to gain a little insight into the life of a buyer right […]