Birds Eye fish fingers

Birds Eye brings ‘warmth’ to frozen food with design revamp

20 Aug 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Birds Eye has unveiled a new logo and revamped packaging across its entire range as it aims to bring “warmth and personality” to its portfolio.

Actimel for kids

Actimel launches a kids yoghurt drink Subscription

08 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

Danone has launched a version of its Actimel yoghurt drink targeted at children…

Single use image

Russell Brand-aware Mashtags gets the picture on Twitter

20 Jul 2014

Mashtags – the potato snack of the zeitgeist – has done us the great kindness of identifying the finest ‘TwEaters’ on Twit…

McCain birthday chips

McCain celebrates 35th year of Oven Chips with special cake

10 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

McCain Foods has marked the 35th anniversary of its Oven Chip with a party at London’s Canadian High Commission…

ice cube drink

Ice Co launches giant Super Cube that melts more slowly

29 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

UK business The Ice Co has unveiled the Super Cube – an ice cube three times larger than normal that it claims melts more …

cornish pasty

Wall's moves pasty production to maintain Cornish status

22 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Kerry Foods has moved production of its Wall’s Cornish Pasties to Cornwall to avoid having to change the name of the produ…

burgers

Brits turn to poultry as sales of frozen burgers slump

08 Jun 2014 | By Rob Brown

Britain has got through the equivalent of 43.4 million fewer frozen quarter pounders in the past year…

Brian Young

BFFF restructures governance with new board of directors

08 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

The British Frozen Food Federation has modernised its governance structure…

Claudi & Fin

Sainsbury's lists Claudi & Fin yoghurt lollies

01 Jun 2014 | By Lisa Riley

A new range of Greek-style kids’ frozen yoghurt lollies debuts in 294 Sainsbury’s next week…

booker

Booker opens eighth Family Shopper

31 May 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Booker has opened the eighth store under its new discount format fascia Family Shopper…

Peters Ice Cream web grab

R&R acquires Australian ice cream business Peters

27 May 2014 | By Vince Bamford

R&R Ice Cream has acquired Australian business Peters Food Group.

Frozen jacket

Potato Council predicts frozen spud spike will continue

18 May 2014 | By Kevin White

Sales of frozen jacket potatoes could be boosted by supermarket expansions into foodservice, says the Potato Council…

COOK VAN

Cook plans more vans as it gets ready for click & collect

17 May 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Cook is investing in more home delivery vans and preparing to launch a click & collect service…

Meat

Tulip distribution contract won by Fowler Welch

10 May 2014 | By Sara Spary

Fowler Welch has secured a “major” contract extension to distribute products for Tulip…

Birds eye fish fingers

Iglo Group sales dip as own label and discounters bite

28 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Birds Eye owner Iglo Group has blamed the rise of the discounters, growing competition from own label and the difficult economic climate for falling “short of expectations” in 2013.

Bidvest 3663 Lands Hertz Catering Deal

Bidvest 3663 lands Hertfordshire Catering deal

26 Apr 2014 | By Sara Spary

Bidvest 3663 has won a seven-year contract to supply fresh and frozen foods to Hertfordshire Catering…

Iceland hot dog stuffed crust pizza

Iceland unveils hot dog stuffed crust pizza

17 Apr 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

Iceland has claimed it is matching the quality of takeaway pizza chains but at “substantially lower prices” with the launch of its own hot dog stuffed crust pizza.

One Stop chilled range

One Stop relaunches own-brand chilled range with meal deal

03 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

One Stop has relaunched its chilled range with more than 100 new products, new packaging and a new evening meal deal.

Fruit and Veg

Frozen food makers hit back at fruit and veg health study

01 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Frozen food manufacturers have blasted a new study on 5-A-Day for “misleadingly” suggesting eating frozen fruit is not as beneficial as fresh.

Entice packaging

Russian entrepreneur launches £100 ice cube

01 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

You’ve heard about the £100 sandwich and the $90 cheese – well how about the £80 ice cube?

Funky Fish range

Asda nets seven new Funky Fish lines from Young's

31 Mar 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Asda has listed seven new chilled fish lines from the Funky Fish Kitchen, the convenience fish range produced exclusively for it by Young’s Seafood.

Findus beef lasagne

Findus brand resilient despite Horsegate, claims Young's CEO

30 Mar 2014 | By Julia Glotz

There is still a “surprising amount of positive equity” in the Findus brand in the UK, CEO of Findus Group has claimed…

Cadbury Dairy Milk ice cream

R&R kicks off drive to grow Mondelez lines

30 Mar 2014 | By Vince Bamford

R&R is relaunching the Cadbury Dairy Milk ice cream stick as part of plans to develop its licensed Mondelez product range…

Made Easy range

Musgrave scales up Budgens ready-meal lines

26 Mar 2014 | By Sara Spary

Musgrave GB is set to expand its premium Discover the Taste range and its semi-prepared Made Easy range this year.

Ice cream tub

Ice cream hots up as number of deals soar on 2013 levels Subscription

24 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Competition has hotted up in the freezer aisle as ice cream brands run nearly twice the number of deals than a year ago…

Birdseye Inspirations

Birds Eye Inspirations Chicken with Cheese & Ham Sauce: Acid Test Subscription

23 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Chicken Inspirations claim to offer “the finest and freshest ingredients with exciting flavour combinations”…

Tesco Hoki Fillets

Tesco Hoki Fillets in Lemon & Herb Butter: Acid Test Subscription

23 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

The convenience and ease of cooking helped boost pre-trial interest among consumers…

Florette salad Feiry PepperCress

Florette Fiery PepperCress back on TV

11 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Florette is to run a second burst of TV advertising for its Fiery PepperCress bagged salad from Monday…

Anthony Worrel-Thompson chef

Free-from set to cause foodservice 'explosion' Subscription

10 Jul 2014

Some condemn it as a bureaucratic nightmare that will stifle chefs’ creativity…

waitrose mini belgian choc ice creams

Waitrose Mini Belgian Chocolate Ice Creams

07 Jul 2014

Minis have been big news in the ice cream category in recent years

ROASTED butternut squash papardelle

M&S Roasted Butternut Squash & Mushroom Pappardelle

26 Jun 2014

M&S has developed its Count On Us to be low in fat (offering less than 3%) and calorie controlled.

cloud horse

Frozen Food Category Report 2014

16 Jun 2014 | By Natalie Brown

The clouds over the frozen food aisle have taken an unmistakably equine shape of late.

cloud horse

Focus on Frozen Food Subscription

06 Jun 2014 | By Natalie Brown

Horsegate has cast a shadow over some frozen food sectors, but others remain in the sun. What’s this year’s forecast?…

Ibrahim Najafi Lolly Line

Ibrahim Najafi of R&R: the man with a lot of lolly Subscription

18 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

R&R CEO Ibrahim Najafi has driven big acquisitions in Europe. Now he’s looking to lick the global market…

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…

Attack of the cones

Ice cream category report 2014

12 Mar 2014 | By Natalie Brown

With the force gathering in luxurious and licensed ice cream, the humble cornet is in trouble. But now it’s about to strike back…

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