Laura Chesters is a business reporter and covers the consumer, food, drink and luxury goods sectors on the business desk at The London Evening Standard, i, The Independent and The Independent on Sunday
04 November 2014 01:22 AM
Turkish food giant gobbled up the maker of Jaffa Cakes and Twiglets
03 November 2014 05:02 PM
A Turkish food giant that owns Godiva Belgian chocolate has gobbled up the maker of Jaffa Cakes and Twiglets in a £2bn deal.
03 November 2014 12:11 PM
Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs has a joint-venture with Diageo for DeLeón
03 November 2014 08:51 AM
A Living Wage has been raised to £7.85 nationwide, but is not statutory
31 October 2014 01:53 PM
Shares in AB InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, fell three per cent in early trading after it missed profit target citing trouble in Ukraine and a chilly late summer in China.
31 October 2014 09:39 AM
Development delays caused by strikes at a diamond mine that provides stones to luxury jeweller Tiffany continued today as the miner warned prices have weakened.
23 October 2014 12:29 PM
Unilever generates more than half of its sales in emerging markets
20 October 2014 11:56 PM
Tesco is still swamped by news about its investigation into its £250m black hole but punters put it on their shopping list yesterday as some hoped the supermarket giant had hit the bottom.
17 October 2014 12:28 PM
The company listed its shares at 140p valuing the group at £545.6 million
17 October 2014 01:39 AM
Retailers have been unpopular with punters as the supermarkets struggle and Tesco tanks, while Next warns that the warm weather could hit sales. But the chaps at Morgan Stanley claim there is one retailer still worth buying: Marks & Spencer.
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Sarah Vine criticises lesbian mother Jack Monroe: 'If she was unsure about her sexuality, she should have taken greater precautions'
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