Father Christmas will have visited by this time next week and as we draw closer to the 25 December, our countdown continues to now reveal just how successful one sector is with tasty turnover of £95.4bn.
Inspired by food from the Middle East, Jonathan Phillips set out to create his own street food-fused hummus and pitta brand, thus Humpit was born. But how did the 24-year-old move from property into food, and why has the company issued 3,000 condoms to customers?
Ella's Kitchen founder Paul Lindley has shared some tasty treats that foodpreneurs should swallow for business success – methods that have allowed his baby food brand to achieve $100m worth of sales globally.
Richard Branson is on the prowl for a new helping of entrepreneurs, having set his sights on the UK's flourishing food and drink sector with the Virgin Startup Foodrepreneur Festival, which will champion the best of British culinary creatives and get their products into the US.