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Morrisons and Sainsbury's add new Santa Maria lines Subscription

29 Oct 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Seasonings brand Santa Maria has secured new listings for its products

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Heinz Beanz and sauces growth makes up for sagging soup sales Subscription

21 Oct 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Heinz Beanz and sauces both saw strong growth in the UK last year to help boost profit margins and negate the impact of a sharp drop in soup sales.

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Heinz agrees to stop calling baby Biscotti ‘healthy’ in ASA deal Subscription

09 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

The supplier and the ASA reached an informal agreement after a complaint by the Children’s Food Campaign

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Heinz pairs with Warner Bros for After School Heroes push Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Heinz has partnered with Warner Bros Consumer Products for new promo campaign After School Heroes…

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Amoy adds three Taste of Asia cooking sauce pouches Subscription

31 Jul 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is expanding Amoy into the cooking sauce market with three recipes under the new Taste of Asia banner…

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Heinz doubles up on pasta Snap Pots offering with Duo Subscription

30 Jul 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is this month expanding its Snap Pots pasta line-up with two-portion packs…

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Heinz Balance: lower-salt soups range revamped Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Heinz is revamping its reduced salt soups with new branding and an extended product range…

Heinz fruit pots

Heinz adds fruit pots to infant range Subscription

07 Jul 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Made with 100% fruit, the newcomer is being rolled out now in three banana-based variants

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Heinz cuts added sugar out of children's products Subscription

26 May 2015 | By Vince Bamford

The supplier said concerns over added sugar had prompted parents to move away from dedicated children’s ranges

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Primula dips freshen up their appeal Subscription

23 Apr 2015

The range of five dips will be available to UK retailers from spring 2015.

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Mrs Crimble's launches trio of gluten-free Pasta With Sauce Subscription

23 Apr 2015 | By Lisa Riley

The gluten-free Pasta With Sauce range will be available from mid-May in three fusilli-based variants

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New Heinz Beanz have 50% less sugar than standard version Subscription

20 Apr 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Rolling out from 1 May, the product will replace the brand’s existing Reduced Sugar & Salt (RSS) Beanz, which have 30% less sugar

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Heinz and Kraft Foods announce global mega-merger

25 Mar 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Heinz and Kraft Foods will merge to create the world’s fifth largest food and drink company after Heinz owner 3G Capital agreed to acquire Kraft.

Baked beans

Heinz cuts 71 jobs from baked bean factory

23 Mar 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Company stresses all are voluntary redundancies, denies link to Warren Buffet-led takeover


Peter Hall appointed sales director for UK retail at Heinz

07 Dec 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Heinz has named Peter Hall as sales director for UK retail…

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The Authentic Food Co to buy Heinz Dundalk factory

05 Dec 2014 | By Kevin White

Heinz is set to sell its frozen ready meals manufacturing site in Dundalk, Ireland

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Angry Birds and Ninja Turtles added to Heinz pasta range

01 Dec 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is adding Angry Birds and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles lines to its pasta shapes range…


Mutti tomato brand to debut in the UK in new RH Amar deal Subscription

24 Nov 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Distributor RH Amar is to bring Italy’s top-selling tomato brand, Mutti, to the UK for the first time…

Olive oil

Sacla' rolls out new antipasti veg in oil range in Tesco

24 Nov 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Sacla’ has launched a new range of antipasti comprising four ­varieties of vegetables in herb-infused oils…


Merchant Gourmet adds freekeh to its ready-to-eat range

15 Nov 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Merchant Gourmet has added two new lines to its ready-to-eat range, including Middle Eastern ‘supergrain’ freekeh…


Donatantonio adds to its premium Italian Lupetta range

10 Nov 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Food importer Donatan­tonio has extended its Italian Lupetta brand…

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Nah launches konjac pasta ambient ready meals

25 Oct 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Nah Foods is launching low-calorie, gluten-free ready meals featuring konjac flour pasta…

Clarke Desserts

Clarks launches 'UK-first' ambient chocolate desserts Subscription

25 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

Welsh syrup producer Clarks has launched ambient chocolate desserts it claims are a first for the UK…

Jan Kruise

Heinz UK & Ireland names Jan Kruise MD

23 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Jan Kruise has been appointed managing director for Heinz UK & Ireland.

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Canned Goods Category Report 2014

26 Jul 2014 | By Lorraine Mullaney

The past year hasn’t been easy for canned & ambient. Value slipped 0.6% while volumes fell by 2.7%…

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Focus on Canned Goods Subscription

24 Jul 2014 | By Lorraine Mullaney

The vital signs for canned & ambient food aren’t good. Can world food-inspired NPD jumpstart growth?…

Red Lion Help for Heroes cheque

Red Lion Foods presents cheque to Help for Heroes

23 Mar 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Andrew Gidden, founder of Red Lion Foods, presented cheques totalling £161,000 to armed forces charities…

Focus on canned food

Focus on canned food

31 Jul 2013

Ambient food is enjoying a renaissance as the lengthy winter has coincided with a spate of smoking hot NPD. How long can it last?

Canned foods

Canned goods: Kantar Worldpanel Subscription

29 Jul 2013

The canned goods market is seeing year-on-year growth of 4.5% compared with 4.2% growth last year.

Sainsbury's introduces Indulgent Pots of snacking fruits

Sainsbury's introduces Indulgent Pots of snacking fruits

13 Apr 2013 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s is launching a new range of snacking fruits as part of a major revamp of its home baking offer…

Matt Hill on his modernisation of the Heinz legacy

Matt Hill on his modernisation of the Heinz legacy Subscription

08 Feb 2013 | By Adam Leyland

UK & Ireland president Matt Hill talks to The Grocer about his modernisation of the Heinz legacy…

MW Brands to provide Seychelles homes for foreign tuna workers

MW Brands to provide Seychelles homes for foreign tuna workers

04 Jan 2013 | By Richard Ford

John West owner MW Brands is ramping up its CSR commitments by providing new accommodation for 1,400 Seychelles workers…

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A great year for sport. A washout for grocery... Subscription

17 Dec 2012 | By Laura Evans

Exhilarating highs. Crashing lows. With the Jubilee and Olympics on the cards, everyone expected 2012 to be a year of extremes…

4Kids pasta brand relaunched by Crosse & Blackwell

4Kids pasta brand relaunched by Crosse & Blackwell

08 Dec 2012 | By Vince Bamford

Crosse & Blackwell is relaunching its 4Kids children’s canned pasta range…

Heinz Get Well Soup backs hospice pantomimes

Heinz Get Well Soup backs hospice pantomimes

17 Nov 2012

Heinz is re-running its Get Well Soup social media push – but is giving the campaign a charity twist this time round….

Heinz offers Beanz in five 'new' flavours

Heinz offers Beanz in five 'new' flavours

13 Oct 2012 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is adding some more flavour to its Beanz range with the launch of five new products…

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