Sainsbury's Italian range 

Sainsbury's is to relaunch its Italian range of ready meals and sauces in autumn. It will replace the green packaging with a revamped orange or burgundy design and new logo, The Grocer has learned.

Steve's Cakes listing

Northern Ireland cake manufacturer Steve's Cakes has secured its first national listing with Asda. Following a listing in 13 Asda stores in Northern Ireland, it has been asked to supply one million caramel squares to 226 Asdas in the UK.

Pre-tax profit up 15%

Soft drinks manufacturer Nichols' half-year pre-tax profit to 30 June rose 15.1% to £2.27m on sales up 6.7% at £26.19m. The group, which makes Vimto, said all its brands were performing well.