Cambridgeshire manufacturer and supplier Calico Cottage has secured a six-figure funding package from Lloyds Bank, via its Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, to support its operations through the covid-19 pandemic, the company has announced.
The donation includes two ventilators, complementing the 18 ordered by the government in addition to the four already available in this West African country of 25 million inhabitants, and the world’s largest cocoa producer.
Mars Wrigley Australia has announced it has made a cash donation of AU$40,612 ($26,000) to a national suicide prevention charity to help the organization cope with a surge in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The snack manufacturer is teaming its Chips Ahoy! and Sour Patch Kids brands to host an online danceathon for American students who may have missed their much-awaited-for prom due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Nestlé has announced that it is to co-fund a new chair for sustainable materials at the EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland, together with Logitech, SIG and other industry partners.