UK’s Jones Food Company begins construction on huge new vertical farm

Engineering a circular UK food economy

Ocado-backed Jones Food Company has broken ground on a massive new vertical farm in Gloucestershire it says will be the biggest in the world. At 148,000 square feet, the multimillion-pound site in Lydney will be the second for Jones, whose current farm in Lincolnshire is one of largest in the UK – the size of […]

Shares in UK supermarkets surge amid acquisition speculation

Morrisons introduces 'Love To Help' measures for vulnerable and elderly

Shares in British supermarkets surged today amid speculation that they could be targets for private equity bids, The Evening Standard reports. Sainsbury’s jumped by 13.8p — or 4.8% — to top the FTSE 100. Tesco was the second biggest riser with a gain of 1.6% and Ocado was just behind, up 1%. Momentum in the sector follows the conclusion of the bidding war […]