Heinz unveils healthier No Added Sugar lineup of canned soup Subscription

26 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD will roll out in July, replacing the reduced salt Heinz Balance soup range

princes tuna fillers

Princes relaunches Tuna Fillers flavoured canned fish range Subscription

04 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The new packs are designed to appeal to younger shoppers by “providing contemporary recipes in a simple convenient format”

Heinz no added sugar Hoops, 205g

Kraft Heinz launches no-added-sugar Heinz Hoops Subscription

02 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

At 1.4g of sugar per 100g, the NPD marks a 64% decrease in sugar compared with the core variant’s 3.9g

Beanz Meanz Heinz

Beanz Meanz Heinz slogan returns for £4.1m campaign Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The push will position baked beans as a healthy option

princes mango

Princes to cut sugar as it revamps canned fruit Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Kevin White

The new SKU would replace the brand’s syrup-based equivalent

Heinz Tomato Ketchup Irresistibly Tasty TV commercial

Heinz brings Ketchup Super Bowl dog ad to the UK

10 Mar 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The clip made its debut in the US under the name Wiener Stampede

Heinz PAW Patrol licensed biscuits for toddlers

Heinz targets toddlers with Peppa Pig & PAW Patrol snacks Subscription

06 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The two biscuit SKUs are Heinz’s first to be aimed at toddlers

Heinz Beanz No Added Sugar

Heinz gives healthier Beanz less sugar and new name Subscription

27 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

From next month, the range will roll out as No Added Sugar Beanz

Heinz 50% Less sugar & salt

Heinz further slashes levels of salt in ‘reduced’ Ketchup line Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Reformulated variant has changed its name to Heinz Tomato Ketchup 50% Less Sugar & Salt

Ambrosia rice pudding centenary can

Ambrosia gets year-long promotion to mark centenary

04 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Shoppers have the chance to win 100 prizes each month

Princes MSC range

Deflation hits UK sales at Princes but profits rise Subscription

21 Dec 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Annual sales fell at UK food and drink firm Princes as the widespread supermarket price deflation hit revenues, but lower input costs helped profits to grow.

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Princes teams with Crown Food Europe for canned food push Subscription

30 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

New multichannel push comes after £85.4m loss in value sales for the category

Pacifical tuna fishing boat

Canned tuna companies show improved sustainability, says ISSF Subscription

23 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

There was a 95.6% conformance rate among 25 companies signed up to the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation

Heinz Beanz Can Song ad still 2016

Heinz Beanz Can Song ad banned on health & safety grounds

23 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Clip featured behaviour that could be dangerous to emulate, ASA rules

Princes Come Home campaign 2017

Princes launches Come Home drive for canned meat products

21 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Push offers £3,000 for best recipe using the brand’s corned beef, ham and or hot dogs

crosse and blackwell

Crosse & Blackwell canned veg hit by delistings Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

The seven SKUs have struggled to make headway in a declining canned veg category dominated by own label

frozen pizza chicken

Surya Foods launches 60 frozen world food SKUs into Tesco Subscription

14 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The new Tesco lines include Dayat, Gino’s Pizza, Hortex, Humza, Sympli, Jawo, Bantuway and Vadilal

Heinz Classic soup range

Heinz canned soup set to get makeover for Love Soup push

19 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The £10.6m campaign is set to kick off on 1 October

Jacobs Xmas

McVitie’s and Jacobs get six new lines in Christmas reveal Subscription

14 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

NPD includes the Digestives Nibbles Sharing Box and a Gold Bullion Bar of biscuits

I am Super Beans

I Am Super Foods rolls out quartet of baked beans pouches

07 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

There are four variants: British Style Original, Texan Style Pulled Pork & BBQ, Indian Style Tikka Curry, and Mexican Style Beef Fajita

Lucy Jones

Lucy Jones joins forces with Princes for fish and fruit push

07 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The push is scheduled to kick off on 9 September across press, radio and digital

Premier Foods, Eustace

George Eustice inspects revamped Ambrosia Creamery in Devon

12 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

A £12m investment at the plant has created 20 extra jobs and brought in new factory equipment

heinz creationz beans

Kraft Heinz spices up canned with Creationz Subscription

21 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Heinz Creationz, launched on 15 July, comprises Mexican Beanz, Veg Chilli Beanz, Curry Lentils and Tagine Chickpeas

Filled pasta

Tesco and Sainsbury’s recall canned pasta lines over rubber fears

13 Jul 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

A small number of cans possibly contaminated by the foreign objects

woman with soup

Super bowl champions: Focus on soup 2015 Subscription

22 Oct 2015 | By Kate Halliwell

Serious comfort value has warmed up soup sales, helped by healthy NPD and exotic flavours. How can brands build on this?

defibrillator beans

Canned Goods Category Report 2014

26 Jul 2014 | By Lorraine Mullaney

The past year hasn’t been easy for canned & ambient. Value slipped 0.6% while volumes fell by 2.7%…

defibrillator beans

Focus on Canned Goods Subscription

24 Jul 2014 | By Lorraine Mullaney

The vital signs for canned & ambient food aren’t good. Can world food-inspired NPD jumpstart growth?…

Red Lion Help for Heroes cheque

Red Lion Foods presents cheque to Help for Heroes Subscription

23 Mar 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Andrew Gidden, founder of Red Lion Foods, presented cheques totalling £161,000 to armed forces charities…

Focus on canned food

Focus on canned food

31 Jul 2013

Ambient food is enjoying a renaissance as the lengthy winter has coincided with a spate of smoking hot NPD. How long can it last?

Canned foods

Canned goods: Kantar Worldpanel Subscription

29 Jul 2013

The canned goods market is seeing year-on-year growth of 4.5% compared with 4.2% growth last year.

Sainsbury's introduces Indulgent Pots of snacking fruits

Sainsbury's introduces Indulgent Pots of snacking fruits Subscription

13 Apr 2013 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s is launching a new range of snacking fruits as part of a major revamp of its home baking offer…

Matt Hill on his modernisation of the Heinz legacy

Matt Hill on his modernisation of the Heinz legacy Subscription

08 Feb 2013 | By Adam Leyland

UK & Ireland president Matt Hill talks to The Grocer about his modernisation of the Heinz legacy…

MW Brands to provide Seychelles homes for foreign tuna workers

MW Brands to provide Seychelles homes for foreign tuna workers Subscription

04 Jan 2013 | By Richard Ford

John West owner MW Brands is ramping up its CSR commitments by providing new accommodation for 1,400 Seychelles workers…

Flooded Tesco carpark

A great year for sport. A washout for grocery... Subscription

17 Dec 2012 | By Laura Evans

Exhilarating highs. Crashing lows. With the Jubilee and Olympics on the cards, everyone expected 2012 to be a year of extremes…

4Kids pasta brand relaunched by Crosse & Blackwell

4Kids pasta brand relaunched by Crosse & Blackwell Subscription

08 Dec 2012 | By Vince Bamford

Crosse & Blackwell is relaunching its 4Kids children’s canned pasta range…

Heinz Get Well Soup backs hospice pantomimes

Heinz Get Well Soup backs hospice pantomimes Subscription

17 Nov 2012

Heinz is re-running its Get Well Soup social media push – but is giving the campaign a charity twist this time round….

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