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Princes teams with Crown Food Europe for canned food push Subscription

30 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

New multichannel push comes after £85.4m loss in value sales for the category

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Canned tuna companies show improved sustainability, says ISSF Subscription

23 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

There was a 95.6% conformance rate among 25 companies signed up to the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

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Heinz Beanz Can Song ad banned on health & safety grounds

23 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Clip featured behaviour that could be dangerous to emulate, ASA rules

Princes Come Home campaign 2017

Princes launches Come Home drive for canned meat products

21 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Push offers £3,000 for best recipe using the brand’s corned beef, ham and or hot dogs

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Crosse & Blackwell canned veg hit by delistings Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

The seven SKUs have struggled to make headway in a declining canned veg category dominated by own label

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Surya Foods launches 60 frozen world food SKUs into Tesco Subscription

14 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The new Tesco lines include Dayat, Gino’s Pizza, Hortex, Humza, Sympli, Jawo, Bantuway and Vadilal

Heinz Classic soup range

Heinz canned soup set to get makeover for Love Soup push

19 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The £10.6m campaign is set to kick off on 1 October

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McVitie’s and Jacobs get six new lines in Christmas reveal Subscription

14 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

NPD includes the Digestives Nibbles Sharing Box and a Gold Bullion Bar of biscuits

I am Super Beans

I Am Super Foods rolls out quartet of baked beans pouches

07 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

There are four variants: British Style Original, Texan Style Pulled Pork & BBQ, Indian Style Tikka Curry, and Mexican Style Beef Fajita

Lucy Jones

Lucy Jones joins forces with Princes for fish and fruit push

07 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The push is scheduled to kick off on 9 September across press, radio and digital

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George Eustice inspects revamped Ambrosia Creamery in Devon

12 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

A £12m investment at the plant has created 20 extra jobs and brought in new factory equipment

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Kraft Heinz spices up canned with Creationz Subscription

21 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Heinz Creationz, launched on 15 July, comprises Mexican Beanz, Veg Chilli Beanz, Curry Lentils and Tagine Chickpeas

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Tesco and Sainsbury’s recall canned pasta lines over rubber fears

13 Jul 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

A small number of cans possibly contaminated by the foreign objects

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Princes launches 'royal' £2.7m fish broadcast campaign

14 Jun 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The new commercials focus on the brand’s tuna products

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Grant’s Foods targets younger shoppers with canned Mini Roasts Subscription

03 Jun 2016 | By Beth Gault

The line-up includes BBQ Pulled Beef and Roast Gammon in a Sweet Sticky Glaze

Warburtons

Warburtons leads Brit ranks in Kantar's 2016 Brand Footprint Subscription

20 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

British brands continue to outperform foreign counterparts in UK in consumer affections

John West

John West unveils ready-mixed Fridge Pack tuna mayo offering

27 Apr 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The new format will be supported by a £1.5m TV ad campaign in August

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Princes Really Simple, Royally Good delivers multichannel drive

08 Mar 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The £2.7m campaign will begin with promoting canned fruit for breakfast

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Princes to give away £250,000 in corned beef promotion

20 Jan 2016 | By Simon Gwynn

Second phase of Corned Beef Hash Clash contest also kicks off

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Heinz Big Soup launches TalkSport partnership

08 Jan 2016 | By Simon Gwynn

The partnership will involve four weekly challenges for listeners

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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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Super bowl champions: Focus on soup 2015 Subscription

22 Oct 2015 | By Kate Halliwell

Serious comfort value has warmed up soup sales, helped by healthy NPD and exotic flavours. How can brands build on this?

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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?…

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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?

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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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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….



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