black farmer tea

The Black Farmer makes ambient debut with tea and coffee Subscription

11 Sep 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Two ‘eco coffee’ SKUs and a quartet of flavoured tea became available this week from Ocado

Soylent mocha RTD

US meal replacement sensation Soylent coming to UK Subscription

15 Aug 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The “engineered nutrition” brand will be available to Brits from September exclusively via Amazon

littleseed rapeseed oil

Littleseed unveils quartet of extra virgin rapeseed oil Subscription

14 Aug 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The extra virgin oils are made with oilseed rape from British farms including the brand’s own near York

Bunlimited hotdog meal kit

Struik Foods unveils Bunlimited hotdog meal kit

14 Aug 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

If follows Bunlimited’s rollout last month of individual packs of hotdogs, toppings and sauces

Tilda

Tilda puts dry rice & grains blends into recyclable packs Subscription

26 Jul 2018 Updated: 02 Aug 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

New packs are cardboard and clear oriented polypropylene film

Joybol

Kellogg’s unveils three-strong range of Joyböl smoothie bowls Subscription

25 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Details of the new breakfast brand come five months after The Grocer revealed plans for the launch

Haribo Supermix ad, rock band

Haribo enlists rock band for latest Kids Voices ad

23 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The £1.3m push centres on the German confectioner’s Supermix sweets

Snaffling pig

Snaffling Pig Co rolls out pork snack multipacks into Tesco Subscription

16 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Each contains two bags of its Perfectly Salted, Low & Slow BBQ and Marvellous Maple flavours

Chinese Bacon Jam Eat 17

Eat 17 rolls out Chinese Bacon Jam variant

16 Jul 2018 | By Carina Perkins

It blends Chinese five spice, soy sauce and sesame oil with Eat 17’s original Bacon Jam recipe

Calbee Yushoi Inclusions and Rustiks

Calbee expands its snacks with Yushoi Inclusions and Rustiks Subscription

16 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Lower-cal Inclusions are made from chickpea, while potato Rustiks are Calbee’s debut outside of better-for-you

Pot Rice trio

Unilever revives Pot Rice brand after 15-year hiatus Subscription

12 Jul 2018

The range’s revival this week comes in response to “fierce consumer demand”

Loyd Grossman Ristotto Kits

Loyd Grossman makes meal kit debut with risotto trio Subscription

09 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Variants are Creamy Mushroom & White Wine; Butternut Squash & Sage and Tomato, Ricotta & Red Chilli

Heinz Eat Well soup

Kraft Heinz launches Eat Well range of ‘balanced’ soups Subscription

05 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Variants are Tomato, Spinach & Lentil Soup; Tomato & Cannellini Beans; Chicken, Vegetable & Quinoa and Butternut Squash & Chickpea

Crespo olives

Crespo revamp aims to revive ‘dull’ ambient olives fixture Subscription

03 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Crespo’s new look highlights the products’ Mediterranean provenance, while marketing will tap the health trend

Thomas Fudge's flatbreads

Thomas Fudge’s unveils new look and makes flatbreads debut Subscription

20 Jun 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The Dorset biscuit brand has undergone its biggest overhaul since it changed hands two years ago

Kiddylicious

Kiddylicious makes debut in South Africa and Central America

19 Jun 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Kiddylicious expects the new markets to take its global retail sales to just under £50m

Ferrero

Sales jump 31% at Ferrero after Thorntons acquisition Subscription

15 Jun 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

However as sales grew, profitability suffered

Burts Chips Jim Beam

Burts Chips launches Jim Beam flavour crisps

11 Jun 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Jim Beam Original BBQ crisps come in a 40g single-serve bag and a 120g sharing pack

Schwartz Street Food Seasonings

Schwartz launches Street Food Seasonings lineup Subscription

11 Jun 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The range comprises single-use variants Korean BBQ, Baharat, Caribbean Jerk, Chimichurri, Sriracha and Mexican

Pure Leaf tea

Unilever backs Pure Leaf despite low sales Subscription

12 Apr 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

In the 52 weeks to 3 March 2018, the posh tea brand’s value in grocery amounted to £357,370

Prep Co pot meal

Unilever launches healthier instant pot meal brand Prep Co Subscription

10 Apr 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Backed by a £1m media spend, Prep Co’s initial four variants are rolling out now

Walkers 'thank you' ad

Walkers celebrates 70 years with ‘ode to the nation’ TV ad Video

06 Apr 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The seven-week campaign will celebrate ‘the moments where Walkers has been an integral part of people’s lives’

Moma Minty porridge

Moma adds ‘breath-freshening’ mint porridge pot

04 Apr 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

The limited-edition Minty Freshness is made with natural peppermint essence, wholegrain oats, spirulina, skimmed milk, coconut sugar and cacao

mccormick sauce mixes

US spice giant McCormick reports 'great start' to 2018 Subscription

28 Mar 2018 | By Andrew Don

Net Q1 sales rose 19.2% from $1.04bn (£739m) to $1.24bn (£876m), reported chariman, president and CEO Lawrence Kurzius

canned one use

A new lease of life: ambient & canned goods report 2018 Subscription

20 Jul 2018 | By Rob Brown

Early signs of recovery are starting to show. Over the past year, sales have shot up 2.7% to £2,303.5m

Emma Macdonald

Emma Macdonald, The Bay Tree, on The Two Ronnies and family

15 Jun 2018

 I left school at 16 and worked in a vegetarian restaurant

Young woman sitting at a desk at work

Apprentices are the new interns, there's no dark art to it

14 Mar 2018 | By Camilla Barnard

Rude Health has taken on its first ever apprentice. Camilla Barnard explains why

Jacobs Ciabatta

Jacobs Ciabatta Caramelised Onion Crackers: acid test Subscription

09 Mar 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Jacobs launched its three-strong Ciabatta cracker range to tap “the growing trend of lighter offerings for lunch”

sultanas

Raisin and sultana prices still on the rise Subscription

25 Jan 2018

Prices for raisins and sultanas continue to climb in the wake of surging prices for dried grapes from the US

Ben Pearman

The Big Interview: Ben Pearman of General Mills shares his beliefs and values Subscription

04 Dec 2017 | By Richard Pendleton

General Mills boss Ben Pearman believes it’s still possible for a multinational to operate – and grow – like a startup

pasta one use

The end of the affair? Pasta & pasta sauces category report 2017 Video Subscription

08 Nov 2017 | By Natalie Brown

Four consecutive years of growth for pasta have ground to a halt with price cuts failing to drive volume gains. Why?

Chris Dee Manilife

Chris Dee switches to 'brand incubator' role with Manílife

13 Oct 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Peanut butter startup Manílife expected to be first of many startups Dee helps…

pepsi max ginger

Pepsi Max Ginger: Acid Test Subscription

12 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Pepsi unveiled Max Ginger in March, eyeing “huge” sales opportunities by tapping demand for ginger-flavoured drinks

Craig Sargeant

Making every grain of rice count

20 Sep 2017 | By Craig Sargeant

Not only does the food industry employ more people than any other in the UK, but our wider supply chains touch millions of people

New York Bakery Co's The Woman Who Runs New York

New York Bakery Co readies biggest-ever TV ad push Video

09 Sep 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

‘The Woman Who Runs New York’ will make its small screen debut on 18 September

Sauces one use

Mayo KO's ketchup! Sauces & condiments category report 2017 Video Subscription

08 Sep 2017 | By Tony Easley

Tomato ketchup has lost its place as the country’s topselling sauce to mayo. What has driven this? How can it fight back?

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