The purchase is likely to face close scrutiny by the CMA given Hain’s ownership of New Covent Garden Soup Co
The brand aims to ramp up its grocery presence with pack redesign and ‘oozier’ fillings
Brand is also expanding its Magnum Duo range and launching new Calippo NPD
Adam Peaty and Kate Richardson-Walsh are the brand’s latest stars
Tesco scales up Freshpet chilled petfood trial Subscription
The chilled fixture can now be found in about 50 stores
Brand switches from a ‘diet mindset to embracing a healthier lifestyle’
He joined the brand from cheesemaker Joseph Heler, where he was sales & marketing director
Each 600g pot contains two of your 5 a day
The revamped range has been developed with dietician Lucy Jones
His appointment coincides with the next phase of Kerry’s Building a Nation of Chilled Experts programme
Tesco to take MSC fish lines from 16 to more than 80 Subscription
Commitment would see total percentage of sustainable fish sold by retailer jump from 5% to around 30%
Dairy Crest brand extends spreadable variant with two new flavours
Dragon’s Premium Chilli Sausage Roll and Dragon’s Premium Chilli Pork Pie are available
Rolling into 730 branches, the brand has won a number of awards
Russian Fudge joins Coffee and Choccy Orange
Soup growth driven by fresh despite price slump Subscription
Supermarket price wars have driven the price of fresh soup down faster than the overall category
Chilled food-to-go specialist Adelie Foods plans to open a new state-of-the-art national distribution centre…
Soli comprises 26 lines and will roll into 190 Waitroses on 18 May for a six-month trial period. All Soli products will be merchandised together and sit within a two-for-£5 promotion.
The new product launch will consist of mango, guava and lychee flavours
Princes profits up despite flat sales Subscription
Princes has shrugged off declining canned fish sales to post a 14% rise in annual pre-tax profits…
Premier Foods has introduced a “more eye-catching” look across its Ambrosia portfolio…
Greencore has teamed up with Indian restaurant Cinnamon Kitchen to launch a range of premium chilled cooking sauces.
Pastry brand Jus-Rol has been given an overhaul to give it an edge over own-label products…
Sandwich brand Urban Eat has unveiled a range of five Christmas specials.
Aunt Bessie's gets into chilled pies with Pork Farms Subscription
Aunt Bessie’s is expanding into chilled pies with a range produced under licence by Pork Farms…
Fresh-Pak Chilled Foods is hoping to transform the sandwich fillings category with the launch of a product designed to be …
Gü launches new line for 10th birthday Subscription
Premium puds brand Gü is marking its 10th birthday with an on-pack promotion and the launch of a new line…
Licence to chill: a fresh solution for independents Subscription
With shopper purse strings tight and margins even tighter, the chilled and fresh offer is a tough one to get right…
Ginsters relaunches its chilled pie range Subscription
Ginsters has relaunched its chilled pie portfolio with new packaging and improved recipes….
'Quornish' pasty claim falls foul of PGI regulations Subscription
Quorn’s ‘Cornish-Style Pasties’ have been forced into a swift name change after owner Marlow Foods was rapped for flouting EU law.
Ella's Kitchen makes chilled debut Subscription
Ella’s Kitchen is expanding into the chilled market with the launch of yoghurts, fromage frais and rice puddings.
Gü and Diageo launch Pimm's pud Subscription
Pimm’s lovers can now enjoy the traditional British summer tipple in a pudding.
Morrisons revamps its dips and desserts Subscription
Wind-dried tomatoes, a UK supermarket first, are among the highlights of a revamped range of dips and desserts from Morrisons
Harrods ready to Serve the World with new range Subscription
Harrods has introduced a new range of dishes from around the world to its Traiteur counter.
Little Dish to sell shoes with its ready meals Subscription
Little Dish is including a pair of toddler’s shoes with its Chicken & Butternut Squash Pie meals in Sainsbury’s this May.
The first ever Red Tractor-accredited salads and sandwiches will go on sale at the London Olympic Games this summer, The Grocer can reveal.