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Rubicon aims to shake up chilled juice market with exciting new flavours

02 Feb 2015 | By Lisa Riley

The new product launch will consist of mango, guava and lychee flavours

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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…


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…

Cinnamon Kitchen Indian sauce lineup

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. 

Jus Rol pastry

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…

Urban Eat Christmas

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.

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…

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…

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…


Glorious! soup-maker TSC Foods Group in 36% profit boost Subscription

11 Sep 2014 | Updated: 11 Sep 2014 | By Andrew Don

TSC Foods Group saw a 36% boost to pre-tax profit in the year before it was bought by The Billington Group…

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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…

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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…


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…

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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