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Princes profits up despite flat sales Subscription

30 Jan 2015

Princes has shrugged off declining canned fish sales to post a 14% rise in annual pre-tax profits…

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Birds Eye launches £3m Mix Up Your Menu marketing campaign Subscription

16 Jan 2015 | By Helen Gilbert

Birds Eye is ploughing £3m into a marketing campaign to encourage consumers to use…

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Sainsbury's campaign tells shoppers to 'Love Your Freezer'

09 Jan 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s is following up its 2014 Love Your Leftovers campaign with a new Love Your Freezer campaign for 2015…

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Young's looks to boost frozen fish with multichannel push Subscription

09 Jan 2015 | By Kevin White

Young’s Seafood is hoping to revitalise the frozen fish category with a major new marketing push…

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Athlete Mo Farah to continue as face of Quorn

08 Jan 2015 | By Helen Gilbert

Company commits to increased advertising spend for second consecutive year


Ambrosia gets 'eye-catching' overhaul from Premier Foods Subscription

05 Dec 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Premier Foods has introduced a “more eye-catching” look across its Ambrosia portfolio…

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The Authentic Food Co to buy Heinz Dundalk factory

05 Dec 2014 | By Kevin White

Heinz is set to sell its frozen ready meals manufacturing site in Dundalk, Ireland

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Genius recalls pies after packaging error

01 Dec 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Genius Foods has recalled a batch of its gluten-free frozen steak pies after the boxes were mistakenly packed with chilli bean pies that contain gluten.

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Greencore plays down Kerry frozen deal to fry bigger fish

28 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Greencore has played down speculation it is lining up a bid for Kerry Foods’ frozen ready meals business…

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Iglo revenues frozen in a declining frozen food market

28 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Birds Eye owner Iglo Group is battling to achieve its growth targets in the face of a declining European frozen market…

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Greencore launches Cinnamon Kitchen chilled sauces

26 Nov 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Greencore has teamed up with Indian restaurant Cinnamon Kitchen to launch a range of premium chilled cooking sauces. 

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Iceland rolls out £10 pack of crocodile, kangaroo and ostrich meat

07 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Iceland is marking this month’s return of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here with the roll-out of an Exotic Meat Feast that includes crocodile and kangaroo burgers.

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Quorn adds frozen party food lines for Christmas

06 Nov 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Quorn Foods is gearing up for Christmas with new frozen party foods…

Chicago Town rolls out £1m campaign for Deep Dish pizza range

02 Nov 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Chicago Town has hit the campaign trail with a £1m push for its Deep Dish pizza range…

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Cook expanding following double-digit growth last year

31 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Frozen ready meals producer and retailer Cook has embarked on an ambitious new expansion phase after posting double-digit …

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Jus-Rol takes fight to own label with 'clear' new design

31 Oct 2014

Pastry brand Jus-Rol has been given an overhaul to give it an edge over own-label products…

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Urban Eat set to roll out five festive lines

31 Oct 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Sandwich brand Urban Eat has unveiled a range of five Christmas specials.

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Cook expanding following double-digit growth last year Subscription

30 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Frozen ready meals producer and retailer Cook has embarked on an ambitious new expansion phase after posting double-digit sales growth last year.

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Frozen food market notches up 1.6% growth

23 Oct 2014 | By Claire Farrell

The retail frozen food market is now worth £5.8bn in the UK after growing by 1.6% in the 52 weeks to 14 September, according Kantar Worldpanel.

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Young consumers ‘shun frozen food’

20 Oct 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Freezers have become “graveyards” of unwanted foods for younger shoppers, according to the latest consumer research from IGD ShopperVista.

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Cathedral City goes beyond Cheddar with cheese variety pack Subscription

10 Oct 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Non-Cheddar varieties are being rolled out under Dairy Crest’s Cathedral City brand for the first time…

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French's hot dogs launched by Smithfield Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Pork producer Smithfield Foods has licensed mustard brand French’s for the launch of two new chilled hot dog lines…

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New Covent Garden fuels recovery with single-serve lines Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

New Covent Garden Soup Co has returned to growth after years of decline…

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Kerry Foods widens Premier Foods frozen ranges

27 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Kerry Foods is increasing its range of frozen products made under licence from Premier Foods…

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M&S Belgian Chocolate Jaffa Spheres: acid test

29 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Christmas gives own-label buyers and developers a chance to pull out the stops and offer products that might not make it…

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Focus on Soup: hard times... Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Katie Coyne

Soups have gone off the boil. Last year’s warm winter has left brands and own label out in the cold…

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Ben & Jerry's marks Bob Marley's Legend with Satisfy My Bowl

27 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Ben & Jerry’s is marking the 30th anniversary of Bob Marley’s Legend album…


Müllerlight Fruitopolis - Strawberry: acid test Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

With Greek-style yoghurts filling chiller cabinets, a key challenge for suppliers is finding a way to stand out…

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Asda Chosen by Kids Dinky British Beef Burgers: acid test Subscription

29 Aug 2014 | By Vince Bamford

The frozen burger category faced some tough PR challenges in the wake of Horsegate

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Ronnie Bartlett: Albert Bartlett's ruler of the Rooster potato Subscription

21 Aug 2014 | By James Halliwell

Ronnie Bartlett aims to get everyone munching more spuds by returning to the frozen aisle…

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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…

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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”…

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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…

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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…

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Free-from set to cause foodservice 'explosion' Subscription

10 Jul 2014

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

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Waitrose Mini Belgian Chocolate Ice Creams

07 Jul 2014

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

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