Adelie collapse risks 2,000 jobs

(Press Association) It comes as Britain's food-to-go market faces a stiff challenge to recover from the coronavirus crisis, with restaurant and coffee shop chains, along with all other non-essential retailers, having been forced to close since March. Adelie, which supplies coffee shop chains including Caffè Nero and supermarkets such as Aldi, is understood to have been close to a deal with a major industry player, but a transaction could not gain the required support from watchdogs in time, insiders said. Gallery: Thousands of UK retail workers are being furloughed (Business Insider) Prior to calling in administrators, Adelie was owned by Intermediate Capital Group, its former lender.