Pret Veggie Fridge web

Pret A Manger to trial veggie-only fridges in all stores Video

13 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

If the trial proves successful. the sites will keep the fridges for the summer period


Morrisons fined £55,000 for selling mouldy pork pie Subscription

30 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Morrisons pleaded guilty to four offences under the Food Safety and Hygiene Regulations Act 2013

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney

Greencore puts 400 jobs at risk with plan to close Somerset site Subscription

30 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The supplier says there are “no financially sustainable solutions to repair or replace” the premises

PizzaExpress Leggera range for grocery

Pizza Express rolls out lower-calorie Leggera pizza to retail Subscription

22 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Arriving in Waitrose from today (22 May), the three-strong lineup is made with a multigrain base

McCain Shake Shake BBQ Wedges

McCain adds two SKUs to Shake Shake chilled potato range Subscription

16 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD comprises Sweet Potato Fries with Sea Salt & Three Pepper and Smoky Barbecue Wedges

Philadelphia Flip & Dip

Philadelphia launches into chilled dips with sharing duo Subscription

03 May 2017 | By Kevin White

Brand is aiming to capitalise on strong sales growth within the chilled dip category

Sainsbury's houmous

Bakkavor insists houmous withdrawal not food safety issue Subscription

25 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Bakkavor has now admitted to being the supplier of Sainsbury’s own-label houmous

Fowler Welch Winterbotham Darby

Fowler Welch lands Winterbotham Darby as first Nuneaton tenant Subscription

10 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

Deal follows partnership with Dairy Crest last year which saw it take over transport operations at its Nuneaton facility

Sacla' Bionaturae Mopur deli-style slices

Sacla’ brings vegan Bionaturae meat alternative to UK Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The range is made with high-protein wheat by-product Mopur

Culina chiled warehouse

Culina to build UK's biggest chilled warehousing plant Subscription

14 Mar 2017 | By Kevin White

Logistics operator will invest £38m to build ‘super centre’ on M1 corridor

Yorkshire Provender Journeys in Flavour

Hain Daniels announces deal to buy Yorkshire Provender soup Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The purchase is likely to face close scrutiny by the CMA given Hain’s ownership of New Covent Garden Soup Co

Pukka Pies ad 2017 endframe

Pukka Pies relaunches retail range with £8m media push Subscription

28 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The brand aims to ramp up its grocery presence with pack redesign and ‘oozier’ fillings


Wall's targets convenience growth with new snacking range Subscription

24 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

Brand is also expanding its Magnum Duo range and launching new Calippo NPD

mo farah quorn

Sir Mo Farah makes way for new Quorn champs

05 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Adam Peaty and Kate Richardson-Walsh are the brand’s latest stars

Tesco Freshpet chilled petfood fixture

Tesco scales up Freshpet chilled petfood trial Subscription

14 Dec 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The chilled fixture can now be found in about 50 stores

Weight Watchers Ready Meal Bolognese Al Forno

WeightWatchers brand refresh gives ‘modern look and feel’ Subscription

13 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

Brand switches from a ‘diet mindset to embracing a healthier lifestyle’

Richard Hollingdale, Gu Puds

Richard Hollingdale joins Gü Puds as commercial director Subscription

20 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

He joined the brand from cheesemaker Joseph Heler, where he was sales & marketing director


Glorious! launches four-strong superfood-inspired range of soups

24 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Each 600g pot contains two of your 5 a day

Little Dish

Little Dish marks anniversary with toddler meals relaunch Subscription

13 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The revamped range has been developed with dietician Lucy Jones

Ian Garrett Kerry

Ian Garrett appointed Kerry Foods' convenience sales director Subscription

16 Jun 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

His appointment coincides with the next phase of Kerry’s Building a Nation of Chilled Experts programme

Tesco fish counter

Tesco to take MSC fish lines from 16 to more than 80 Subscription

29 Apr 2016 | By Kevin White

Commitment would see total percentage of sustainable fish sold by retailer jump from 5% to around 30%

Cathedral City

Cathedral City to add two new lines to spreadable offer Subscription

27 Apr 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

Dairy Crest brand extends spreadable variant with two new flavours

Alf Turner

Alf Turner to provide pastries for Fresh to Store deliveries

02 Mar 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Dragon’s Premium Chilli Sausage Roll and Dragon’s Premium Chilli Pork Pie are available

Cully & Sully

Cully & Sully: Irish soup brand launches into UK Tesco stores

22 Feb 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Rolling into 730 branches, the brand has won a number of awards

Aunt Bessie's gets into chilled pies with Pork Farms

Aunt Bessie's gets into chilled pies with Pork Farms Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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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