The sausage and bacon company owned by new Soil Association director Helen Browning is to launch the UK's first organic hot dogs.

Helen Browning's Organic Hot Dogs (£2.99 for six) are made with British free-range pork, are gluten-free and take five minutes to cook on the barbecue. The new range, which will go into about 100 Tescos on 4 April, would "reinvent" the hot dog, said the company's MD Tim Finney.

Helen Browning took up her new role at the helm of the Soil Association this Monday.