Food, Drink & Hospitality

Brand Value? Sweet Like Chocolate

Even in recent challenging times, the value of food & drink brands continues to climb. In 2021 Bain Capital acquired Valeo Foods in a deal valued at around £1.5bn. No doubt, Bain Capital was keen to acquire brands such as Jacobs, Rowse and Balconi. Other deals in 2021 have included...

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Exporting Your Brands: Grow the Business and Avoid Risk

  For the food & drink industry there is great cachet in selling a British brand around the world. Overseas markets offer a great opportunity for a business to grow, increasing the reach of a brand to new customers and a bigger slice of the market and greater profits. However,...

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Can You Patent A Recipe?

This holiday season brings with it the many delights of festive food and drink. As consumers, we are enticed not only with adverts showcasing these festive treats, but with tempting window displays and arrangements in stores across the country inviting us to try the latest seasonal delight. However, it is...

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Bread & Jam Panel Discussion: Exporting and the Big Opportunity for British Brands

  At Bread & Jam Festival 2021 Edward Carstairs chaired a panel discussing “Exporting & the big opportunity for British brands”. Bread & Jam is a vibrant community of the UK’s most exciting emerging food & drink brands and has become the first port of call for anyone looking to...

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GJE Proud to Sponsor Bread & Jam Festival 2021

    We are proud to sponsor Bread & Jam Festival for the fifth year. Bread & Jam is an annual festival for emerging and scaling food and drink brands that brings together innovators, investors and industry leaders for panel discussions and mentoring workshops. This year Bread & Jam remains...

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