FOCUS frozen shelves

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.

Cathedral City Selections

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…

French's hot dogs

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…

Covent garden

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…

Kerry foods range of frozen foods

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…


Bannisters' Farm offers bite-sized loaded potato skins

27 Sep 2014

Frozen potato brand Bannisters’ Farm has added bite-sized products to its range…

Youngs gastro meal-for-one

Young's Seafood adds Gastro meal-for-one range Subscription

26 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Young’s Seafood has expanded its £20.9m Gastro frozen fish meals brand with a meal-for-one range…

Iglo group

Birds Eye owner Iglo Group records revenue dip

25 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Iglo Group, the European owner of Birds Eye, saw a 0.9% slide in constant currency sales during the second quarter due to “tough market conditions”.

Chef's selection

Quorn takes premium Chef's Selection range into frozen section

22 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Quorn Foods is taking its premium chilled Chef’s Selection brand into the frozen aisle…

Covent garden

New Covent Garden Soup adds on-trend veggie recipes to range Subscription

20 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

New Covent Garden Soup has expanded its range with five new vegetable recipes designed to tap latest food trends…

Amy's kitchen

Amy's Kitchen gluten-free breakfast sandwich hits Tesco Subscription

20 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Free-from brand Amy’s Kitchen has rolled out two new frozen products – including a breakfast sandwich…


Cook launches click & collect service

19 Sep 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Frozen ready meals retailer Cook has launched a new click & collect service…

Gu crediton

Gü moves into dairy drinks in licensing first Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Dessert brand Gü is being extended into the chilled dairy drinks category…

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…

Aunt Bessie's Yorkies

Aunt Bessie's Yorkshire puddings to make chilled debut at Asda Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Aunt Bessie’s is taking its Yorkshire puddings into the chilled aisle…

Funky Fish range

Young's expands Funky Fish Kitchen range in Asda

12 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Young’s is expanding its Asda-exclusive Funky Fish Kitchen chilled fish brand with six new products…

Little dish

Little Dish rolls out chunkier meals for older kids

11 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Little Dish has added chilled meals for older children to its menu…

Birdseye Cod Fish Fingers

Birds Eye operating profits rise in spite of horsemeat scandal Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Birds Eye shook off the impact of Horsegate to post a 15.8% increase in operating profit last year…

Menu from Waitrose - Pear and Roquefort Tart

Deli Sante produces new Waitrose savoury range

04 Sep 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Waitrose has rolled out a new selection of own label artisan savoury bakery products as an upmarket alternative to pizza, ready meals and pies.

M&S frozen ready meal: pulled pork hash

M&S launches first-ever frozen ready meal range

03 Sep 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Marks & Spencer is to launch its first ever range of frozen ready meals.


Birds Eye Fusions join new Steamfresh range Subscription

30 Aug 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Birds Eye is relaunching its microwaveable Veg and Rice Fusions ranges under new umbrella brand Steamfresh

Albert Bartlett 3 pack

Albert Bartlett reveals return to frozen potato market Subscription

22 Aug 2014 | By James Halliwell

Albert Bartlett is poised to return to the frozen and chilled aisles four years after its last foray beyond fresh produce…

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…

Ben and Jerry's 30th anniversary

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…

Chosen by kids burgers

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

Ronnie Bartlett

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…

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.

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