08-Apr-2013 - A jam manufacturer is planning to build a new £25M factory and create 200 jobs to meet increased demand for its miniature jars.
04-Feb-2013 - Britain’s biggest food manufacturer Premier Foods has confirmed the completion of the sale of its sweet pickles and table sauces business to Mizkan for £92.5M in cash.
01-Oct-2012 - Premier Foods has called on its shareholders to approve the proposed sale of its sweet spreads and jellies business to the Hain Celestial Group for £200M.
28-Sep-2012 - The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is considering Nakano’s offer to sell its production plant in Staffordshire, to allay competition concerns following its acquisition of Premier Foods’ vinegar and pickles businesses.
26-Sep-2012 - After winning a £50,000 investment on BBC TV’s Dragons’ Den, entrepreneurial sisters Lisa and Helen Tse have ambitions to make their Chinese sauces as big as Levi Roots’ Reggae Reggae brand.
31-Jul-2012 - To compensate for the increasing scarcity of tocopherols, Vitiva has made a new rosemary-based oil-soluble oxidation management system, which it calls "the best natural alternative for tocopherols". The product protects the shelf-life of mild food, pet food and animal feed.
27-Jul-2012 - A vinegar manufacturer has launched an £800,000 bid to build a new factory in Wigan to expand its product range and create jobs.
15-Jun-2012 - The long-predicted sale of Premier Foods' vinegar and sour pickles business has finally taken place – to the Japan-based food manufacturer Mizkan for £41M.
01-Aug-2011 - The retailer-driven trend for clean-label foods has hit finished meat products, according to a major ingredients distributor.