From: Blinded by numbers, first published in June 2007.
Honeycombe operates 100 managed pubs in the north of England, of which eight are owned by third parties to whom Honeycombe provides management services. Following the reversal of brewer Cains & Co into the business it will operate 109 pubs. Cains, which was established in Liverpool in the 1850s, brews its own brands of beer but the vast majority of its turnover comes from brewing and canning beers under contract for 10 supermarkets and major wholesalers. It also provides canning services for 10 other customers. Read more 'Honeycombe Leisure'