tilda humara

Hain Celestial UK revenues soar after Tilda deal

23 Aug 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

UK revenues at American food group Hain Celestial leapt by over 50% in the wake of its acquisition of rice brand Tilda…

mary berry dressing range

Mary Berry salad dressings from RH Amar get new look

22 Aug 2014 | By Lisa Riley

RH Amar has unveiled a new look for Mary Berry’s salad dressings, sauces and chutneys…

Barenaked noodles

Barenaked Noodles brand wins Morrisons listing

21 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Stone

Morrisons is to stock the low-carb, gluten-free Barenaked Noodles - which featured on Dragon’s Den - in its international food aisles.

Oxo stock pots

Oxo Herbs & More offers a rival to Knorr Flavour Pots

20 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Premier Foods is launching a flavouring and seasonings pots range under its Oxo brand…

Pedigree Chum DentaStix chew dog

Pedigree rolls out 'deep clean' DentaFlex dog chews

13 Jul 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Pedigree has launched a dog chew designed to give teeth a ‘deep clean’…

Thorntons Symingtons dessert

Symington's launches Robinsons Jellies, Thorntons baking kits Subscription

13 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Symington’s has secured licensing deals for Thorntons home baking and dessert mixes and Robinsons-branded jellies…

Sweet Mandarin sauces

NPD centre unveiled by English Provender Subscription

11 Jul 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

English Provender Company has this week opened an innovation centre as part of a three-year plan to grow the £90m business…

Honey monster football packaging

Honey Monster rolls out football-themed Footie Balls

10 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Honey Monster Foods has launched a limited-edition footie-themed cereal alongside an on-pack promotion for kids…

Ragu Smooth

Symington's recalls batch of Ragu lasagne sauce

07 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Symington’s has recalled a batch of Ragu lasagne sauce over fears it could present a food safety risk.

Heinz dried soup

Heinz brings back dry soup as canned soup slumps

06 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is returning to the dry soup market after a five-year absence as sales of its wet soups slump…

Punjaban curry sauce

Curry supplier Punjaban sends Andy Murray some Ruby Murray

06 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Curry brand Punjaban marked Andy Murray’s Wimbledon campaign with the launch of a Ruby Murray sauce…

tomato & basil low fat lake district

First Milk rolls out Lake District Co quark sauces Subscription

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

First Milk is looking to tap the trend for cooking with dairy with the launch of a quark-based cooking sauces range…


World Cup triggers pork pie and sausage roll fever

20 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Footie fans seem to have little interest in emulating Cup player physiques as sales of pork pies and sausage rolls soared.

Colman's Mustard dons a vintage look

Colman’s Mustard dons a vintage look for 200th anniversary

29 May 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Colman’s Mustard is rolling out vintage mustard jars to celebrate its 200th anniversary.

malaysian inspired chicken laksa

Baxters launches two ambient ready meal ranges

25 May 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Baxters has extended into ready meals with two ranges backed by a £1.5m push…

typhoo tea

Typhoo sues Keith Spicer over claims about quality of its tea

24 May 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Typhoo is suing Keith Spicer, claiming the rival made false accusations about the quality of its tea to retailers…

feel free pasta

Free-from supplier Feel Free launches 100% corn pasta

18 May 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Free-from supplier Feel Free has expanded into pasta with a 100% corn range…

Win A Cow Every Day Competition

Cereal Partners to milk new campaign

27 Apr 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Consumers are being offered the chance to win free milk for a year, courtesy of a new on-pack campaign by Cereal Partners…

Ragu Smooth

Ragu alters jar sizes to fit families and couples

27 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Symington’s is rolling out new pack sizes and recipes in a revamp of its Ragu brand…

Weight Watchers Vis Berry Pouch

Can WeightWatchers make pouch food acceptable for adults?

27 Apr 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Nature’s Finest hopes to convince adults to eat from babyfood-style pouches with a launch under the WeightWatchers brand…

Juice Burst Skinny

JuiceBurst slashes sugar with Skinny

27 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Drinks supplier Juice­Burst is extending its line-up with 99-calorie-per-bottle JuiceBurst Skinny…

Santa Maria sauce

Discovery Foods to be renamed as Santa Maria

27 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Discovery Foods is being rebranded as Santa Maria as it bids to triple sales in the next six years…


Sainsbury’s recalls SO Organic sultanas after Salmonella found

17 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Sainsbury’s has recalled 500g packs of its own-label SO Organic Sultanas after Salmonella was found during routine testing.

Recipe base Dolmio

Dolmio & Uncle Ben's get scratch cooking 'recipe bases'

13 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Mars has set its sights on the scratch cooking market with the launch of new Dolmio and Uncle Ben’s products…

Hot Desserts

Hot Desserts Category Report 2014

22 Aug 2014 | By Lorraine Mullaney

Hot desserts aren’t that hot anymore. We’re not talking temperature, we’re talking sales…

Angry Chef

Focus on Rice & Noodles Subscription

15 Aug 2014 | By Natalie Brown

New trays and pouches allow Brits to cook perfect rice at home…and now they’re a hit with foodies too…

Angry Chef

Rice & Noodles Category Report 2014

15 Aug 2014 | By Natalie Brown

If takeaway chefs are cooking less rice at the moment, they need look no further…

defibrillator beans

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%…

defibrillator beans

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?…

McVities BN biscuits advert

BN's odd owls join McVitie's 'Sweeet' line-up

20 Jul 2014 | By Mark Dishman

McVitie’s continues its ‘Sweeet’ push with a new ad for its BN biscuits…

Ritz Crackers advert london buscuits

Ritz Crackers return to TV screens - after 30 years

11 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Ritz Crackers return to TV screens for the first time in 30 years on Monday…

Rustlers Chip Shop Curry Noodles

Rustlers Chip Shop Curry Noodles

10 Jul 2014

There is a big market for such snacks, but it’s not for everyone – reflected in the fairly low overall score…

Focus on Lunchbox 2014

Lunchbox Category Report 2014

07 Jul 2014 | By Natalie Brown

As a nation, we’ve packed our lunchboxes on 76.6 million fewer occasions in the past year, according to analysis carried out exclusively for The Grocer. Why?… Submissions deadline: 6 June

Manuka honey

Manuka honey claims backed by science

05 Jul 2014

I enjoyed reading Simon Creasey’s article on the New Zealand manuka honey industry…

specially selected manuka honey

Aldi Specially Selected Manuka Honey

27 Jun 2014

“We use the word ‘active’ as genuine manuka honey, such as Aldi’s, must contain pollen from the manuka bush…

medibee manuka honey

Medi-Bee Manuka Honey

27 Jun 2014

“Comvita were the first company to sell manuka honey in the UK, and we have remained at the forefront of the industry…

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