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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

Riverside guten free pizza

Riverside launches gluten-free chilled savoury pastries range

23 Mar 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Riverside Bakery is launching what it claims is the UK’s first chilled gluten-free savoury pastry range…

Pork Farms pork pie

Pork Farms gives chilled foods range a new look

23 Mar 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Pork Farms is revamping the look of its chilled savoury foods range…

Ieat Halal range

Ieat British halal dishes roll into Sainsbury’s

27 Feb 2014 | By Vince Bamford

A new range of favourite British dishes suitable for Muslims rolled out to Sainsbury’s stores yesterday.

Kerry Foods

Kerry Foods reports dip in frozen ready-meal sales

25 Feb 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

The fallout from the horsemeat scandal in the UK dragged frozen ready-meal sales at Kerry Foods down 11%, the supplier has revealed.

Pizza Market Growth

Restaurant-quality appeal of chilled fuels pizza growth

23 Feb 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Shoppers bought 16 million more chilled pizzas last year than they did in 2012 – giving fresh a bigger slice of the market…

Carter Bestway

Steve Carter joins Bestway as chilled and fresh controller

16 Feb 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Bestway has appointed Steve Carter as chilled & fresh category controller…

Soreen Malt Loaf

Soreen brand snapped up by Samworth Brothers from McCambridge

15 Feb 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Successful turnaround of McCambridge culminates in sale of Soreen cakes to chilled specialist Samworth Brothers…

Closure threat to Solway Foods chilled factory

12 Feb 2014 | By Richard Ford

2 Sisters is considering closing its Solway Foods chilled foods factory, claiming the scale of investment required raises questions over its long-term viability.

Icelandic Seachill

Jobs on the line as Icelandic ends ready meal production

07 Feb 2014 | Updated: 09 Feb 2014 | By Richard Ford

Seafood processor Icelandic Seachill is to cease ready-meal production, blaming a drop in consumer demand.

Cotswold Fayre Chilled

Cotswold Fayre set to move into chilled

02 Feb 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Cotswold Fayre is to expand into chilled food as it looks to double in size over the next three years…

Greencore US sandwich making

Greencore sales lifted by rise of the c-store

28 Jan 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

The growth of smaller format stores has helped Greencore deliver strong sales growth in the first quarter.

Waitrose sign

Waitrose and Horsegate: a clarification

19 Jan 2014 | By Richard Ford

Waitrose has asked us to make clear all its beef was already from the UK when the scandal happened…

Best One

Bestway Direct sales soar by 10%

30 Nov 2013 | By Beth Brooks

Bestway’s retail delivered arm Bestway Direct has reported sales up 10% for the three months to September…

New Covent Garden

New Covent Garden launches screw cap cartons in Tesco

17 Nov 2013 | By Vince Bamford

New Covent Garden Soup Co is launching resealable packaging that is exclusive to Tesco…

Aunt Bessie's gets into chilled pies with Pork Farms

Aunt Bessie's gets into chilled pies with Pork Farms

09 Jun 2013 | By Vince Bamford

Aunt Bessie’s is expanding into chilled pies with a range produced under licence by Pork Farms…

Hungry Wolf's street food-inspired hot sandwich fillings

Hungry Wolf's street food-inspired hot sandwich fillings

25 May 2013 | Updated: 29 May 2013 | By Vince Bamford

Fresh-Pak Chilled Foods is hoping to transform the sandwich fillings category with the launch of a product designed to be …

Gü launches new line for 10th birthday

Gü launches new line for 10th birthday

28 Apr 2013 | By Vince Bamford

Premium puds brand Gü is marking its 10th birthday with an on-pack promotion and the launch of a new line…

Licence to chill: a fresh solution for independents

Licence to chill: a fresh solution for independents Subscription

13 Apr 2013 | Updated: 15 Apr 2013 | By Beth Brooks

With shopper purse strings tight and margins even tighter, the chilled and fresh offer is a tough one to get right…

Ginsters relaunches its chilled pie range

Ginsters relaunches its chilled pie range

10 Nov 2012 | By Lisa Riley

Ginsters has relaunched its chilled pie portfolio with new packaging and improved recipes….

'Quornish' pasty claim falls foul of PGI regulations

'Quornish' pasty claim falls foul of PGI regulations

22 Jun 2012 | By Richard Ford

Quorn’s ‘Cornish-Style Pasties’ have been forced into a swift name change after owner Marlow Foods was rapped for flouting EU law.

Ella's Kitchen yoghurt

Ella's Kitchen makes chilled debut

12 May 2012 | Updated: 13 May 2012 | By Vince Bamford

Ella’s Kitchen is expanding into the chilled market with the launch of yoghurts, fromage frais and rice puddings.

Gü and Diageo launch Pimm's pud

14 Apr 2012 | By Helen Gilbert

Pimm’s lovers can now enjoy the traditional British summer tipple in a pudding.

Dips and Salads

Morrisons revamps its dips and desserts

07 Apr 2012 | By Vince Bamford

Wind-dried tomatoes, a UK supermarket first, are among the highlights of a revamped range of dips and desserts from Morrisons

Harrods fish counter

Harrods ready to Serve the World with new range

05 Apr 2012 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Harrods has introduced a new range of dishes from around the world to its Traiteur counter.

Little Dish

Little Dish to sell shoes with its ready meals

31 Mar 2012 | By Hannah Stodell

Little Dish is including a pair of toddler’s shoes with its Chicken & Butternut Squash Pie meals in Sainsbury’s this May.

Red Tractor

Olympic debut for first Red Tractor salads and sandwiches

16 Mar 2012 | By Julia Glotz

The first ever Red Tractor-accredited salads and sandwiches will go on sale at the London Olympic Games this summer, The Grocer can reveal.

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