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Heins lea perrins

Heinz hopes to tap into brunch market with Worcester sauce

18 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Heinz is hoping to tap into brunch culture by pushing Lea & Perrins Worcester sauce as a Bloody Mary ingredient…

Sharwoods

Sharwood's pastry bakes launched by Peter's Food Service Subscription

13 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Peter’s Food Service – producer of Peter’s Pies – is launching Sharwood’s-branded pastry bakes…

Napolina

Napolina adds trio of 'rustic' Italian stir-through sauces

11 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Princes has extended its Napolina range with ‘stir through’ sauces…

Rusks

Farley's Rusks plays up nutritional values with new look Subscription

11 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Heinz has given Farley’s Rusks a makeover to emphasise their nutritional values…

Cadbury dessert

Sponge puddings range takes Cadbury into ambient desserts

10 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Premier Foods has taken Cadbury into ambient desserts with a range of sponge puddings…

Aunt Bessie's roast potates

Heinz to close Westwick factory after losing Aunt Bessie’s contract Subscription

09 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is to close its factory in Westwick, Norfolk, after losing the licence to produce Aunt Bessie’s potato products.

Heinz advert Tomato Ketchup

Heinz unveils 'moments' TV ad for Tomato Ketchup

26 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is next week airing the first new TV advert for its Tomato Ketchup in five years…

King Oscar

John West and King Oscar to link again following TUF deal

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Norwegian seafood brand King Oscar has been acquired by John West owner Thai Union Frozen Products…

Lunch

Hovis, Heinz and Müller team up to 'do lunch'

11 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Hovis, Heinz and Müller are among brands taking part in a campaign encouraging consumers to ‘do lunch’…

Captain Cat's

Pembrokeshire Co rolls out Captain Cat's Môr rub for foodies

06 Sep 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

The Pembrokeshire Beach Food Company is looking to move beyond gifting with the launch of a meat and fish rub…

Pb fava beans

Baked beans category shaken up by Proper Beans NPD Subscription

06 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

A new British business is looking to shake up baked beans with the rollout of a range of premium chilled fresh products…

Heinz tomato with stevia

Heinz slashes ketchup sugar by 50% with stevia line Subscription

30 Aug 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Heinz is launching a version of its ketchup that contains stevia, enabling it to slash sugar by 50%

Heinz Beanz ad

Heinz Tomato Ketchup props up ailing Beanz and Soups Subscription

29 Aug 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Sales of Heinz Beanz and soups fell in the UK last year – with Heinz Tomato Ketchup one of the few bright spots.

Heinz squeeze and stir

Heinz relaunches Squeeze & Stir soups Subscription

08 Aug 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is relaunching its Squeeze & Stir soup – which has achieved sales of less than £4m in the past year…

Heinz carrot & coriander

Heinz Black Label soups get four new lines Subscription

31 Jul 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Heinz is expanding its Black Label soup offering with four new flavours…

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…

heinz

World food beans and pulses added to Heinz Beanz range

29 Jun 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Heinz has extended its Beanz range with canned beans and pulses inspired by world foods…

heinz baby

Heinz babyfood range extended and improved

08 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is aiming to strengthen its jarred babyfood range with new and improved recipes…

Amoy Stir Fry Sauce

Amoy adds three new flavoured sauces

20 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Heinz is launching three flavoured Amoy soy sauces as it looks to modernise the brand image…

Heinz chili sauces

Heinz adds 'thick' lines to chilli sauces

16 Mar 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Heinz has extended its chilli sauces line-up with four ‘thick’ products…

Heinz Beanz

Heinz could create 80 new jobs at Telford plant

08 Mar 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Around 80 new jobs could be created at Heinz’s Telford factory as part of a proposed consolidation…

Fruit Shoot My-5

John Campbell made Britvic GB & Ireland FD

08 Mar 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

John Campbell, Heinz’s former finance director for UK & Ireland, has resurfaced as Britvic GB & Ireland finance director…

Heinz Peters

Peter's Bigs it up with new Heinz-branded pies and pasties

16 Feb 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Peter’s Food Service – producer of Peter’s Pies – is expanding its range of Heinz-branded products…

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?…

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…

Flooded Tesco carpark

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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