On The Rebound

OC&C's annual review of the UK's top 150 food and soft drink producers

It's not just the Premiership that's being taken over by foreign players.  Over the last 10 years, UK-based ownership of the Top 150 food & drink suppliers has declined significantly as big multinationals have come to the UK to shop.  In 2003 68% (102 companies) of the 150 were British-owned.  In 2013, just 85 companies, or 56% of the total, are still British.

So, as the cream of British brands are snaffled up - only this week Lucozade and Ribena were sold to Japanese drinks giant Suntory - have the remaining UK players been left ...

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