Development duo: Jonathan Swaine and Paul Dickinson have created a wide food range

Business Profile: Fuller's

By Joe Lutrario

Brewer and pub operator Fuller's has successfully delivered its vision of a food-led future and its premium positioning and careful expansion policy is paying dividends.

Capital Pub Company operates 34 pubs, including The Florence, in the Greater London area

Fuller’s £53.9m bid for Capital Pub Company rejected

By Becky Paskin

Capital Pub Company has rejected a bid by Fuller’s to acquire the group for £53.9m and has refused to enter talks with the group, claiming such a price ‘substantially undervalued the business and its prospects’.