All Quorn articles – Page 7

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    Exponent plans big TV and NPD push for Quorn and Cauldron

    2011-03-14T00:00:00Z

    Quorn and Cauldron's new owners will launch an aggressive TV advertising campaign this year in a bid to reverse the decline of the meat-free category.

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    Quorn sold to private equity group in £205m deal

    2011-01-24T00:00:00Z

    Premier Foods has confirmed the sale of its meat-free business in the latest bid by the manufacturer to cut its billion-pound debt. The Quorn and Cauldron meat-free brands have been bought by Exponent Private Equity in a deal worth £205m, with the transaction set to complete by March.

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    Premier fights to get higher Quorn price

    2010-11-29T00:00:00Z

    Premier Foods is struggling to attract the £250m price tag it has earmarked for the sale of its meat-free brand Quorn, The Grocer understands.

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    Is Quorn still cool enough to help rescue Premier Foods?

    2010-10-09T00:00:00Z

    Suitors are said to be circling one of Premier Foods’ key brands as it struggles to cut its debt mountain. But who will want Quorn, asks Simon Mowbray

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    Vegetarian cabinets dominated by Quorn

    2007-02-03T00:00:00Z

    Featured space promotions for vegetarian brands have made a slow start in 2007. In data captured from 1 to 27 January 2007, only Quorn and Grassington's have recorded offers. Quorn's activity so far this year has been on cottage pies in...

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    Quorn brand gets set for the big time

    2006-07-08T00:00:00Z

    Premier Foods plans to turn Quorn into a £200m brand - doubling its value. Chief executive Robert Schofield made the bullish prediction in an exclusive interview with The Grocer. The company has bought a £4m facility in Methwold,...

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    Cauldron joins Quorn in Premier Foods’ veggie stable

    2005-11-05T00:00:00Z

    Premier Foods has created a stronghold in the chilled vegetarian sector by snapping up meat-free and organic food producer Cauldron Foods for £27m.The Cauldron brand, which includes sausages, burgers, grills, bakes and tofu, is the arch rival...

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    Quorn enters the Premier league stakes

    2005-06-18T00:00:00Z

    Miles Salter talks to David Kappler, non-executive chairman of Premier Foods, about the takeover of Marlow Foods and vegetarian brand QuornWhen Premier Foods announced its takeover of Marlow Foods on Monday, June 6, the impact was...

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    Quorn plans NPD after buyout

    2005-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Meat-free brand Quorn plans to hit the grocery market with a spate of new product development after its purchase by Premier Foods this week.Nick Hughes, MD of Marlow Foods, which was acquired by Premier for £172m, told The Grocer that there was...

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    Premier Foods buys Quorn

    2005-06-06T08:29:00Z

    Premier Foods has bought Marlow Foods, the owner of meat substitute brand, Quorn, from Montagu Private Equity for £172m.As part of the deal, Premier said that Marlow would continue to operate as a stand-alone unit and would be run by its...

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    US group claims Quorn damages health

    2005-05-05T08:31:00Z

    A US lobby group is suing the makers of meat substitute Quorn, claiming that it can cause life threatening allergies.The Centre for Science in the Public Interest claims that it has evidence of 800 cases of allergic reactions to Quorn, these...

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    The Swiss clock up 10 years of Quorn

    2005-02-05T00:00:00Z

    Marlow Foods and Migros are dining out on Quorn products in Switzerland. Fiona McLelland explores the successful partnershipEvery quarter, Brägger and Saunders meet up to keep the range up to date, iron out any problems and discuss...

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    Quorn is off to a healthy new year

    2004-11-20T00:00:00Z

    Marlow Foods is bidding to alter perceptions and boost sales of its meat-free Quorn brand with a £2m marketing campaign in the new year.The Make Savings Massive campaign, which will run during January, is aiming to grow the £89m brand by 10%...

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    Kellogg's Longworth to head Quorn marketing

    2003-07-05T00:00:00Z

    Rod Addy Marlow Foods has appointed Guy Longworth European marketing director for meat substitute brand Quorn, after the purchase of the company from AstraZeneca by Montagu Private Equity in May. Longworth's job will be to reinforce Quorn's...

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    Kellogg's Longworth to head Quorn marketing

    2003-07-05T00:00:00Z

    Rod Addy Marlow Foods has appointed Guy Longworth European marketing director for meat substitute brand Quorn, after the purchase of the company from AstraZeneca by Montagu Private Equity in May. Longworth's job will be to reinforce Quorn's...

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    Quorn business is sold

    2003-05-31T00:00:00Z

    Marlow Foods, maker of meat substitute brand Quorn, has been snapped up by Montagu Private Equity for £70m.The company intends to retain the business and build it up in its present form. Chief executive Nick Hughes said: "We have a great...

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    Quorn for the barbecue

    2003-05-15T00:00:00Z

    Marlow Foods is adding two new products to its Quorn range in time for the summer barbecue season.The manufacturer, which claims a market-leading 16.6% share of the meat-free arena, is introducing Quorn Ribsters and Quorn Balls.‘Pork...

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    ASA sides with anti-Quorn set

    2002-09-07T00:00:00Z

    The American consumer group leading a smear campaign against Quorn is claiming its first victory over the meat substitute brand. It has persuaded advertising watchdogs to force Quorn producer Marlow Foods to either clarify the label mushroom...

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    US group smears Quorn safety record

    2002-08-17T00:00:00Z

    Meat substitute brand Quorn has become the target of an extraordinary attack on both sides of the Atlantic, by US food campaigners who claim it is responsible for thousands of cases of food poisoning. The aggressive campaign has seen complaints...

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    Health message wheeled out as Quorn turns up the activity

    2002-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Quorn is getting a £5m marketing injection to support a relaunch. Ads hit TV screens on Wednesday, while press ads start in newspapers nationwide from Monday (April 22). It is a major push for the meat substitute brand which Marlow Foods, its...