Frozen savoury, desserts and ice cream have long had an image problem of ‘cheapness’. But the sector is fighting back with new top of the range products. Frozen is also tapping into issues of food waste by promoting the longevity of its products, while addressing carbon footprint concerns by the adoption of new energy efficiency refrigerant technologies.
Manufactured ice creams can offer a superior taste experience when compared to homemade product, and premium brands contain less air and more fat, according to a US food scientist.
Frozen food distributor Yearsley Logistics has begun the second phase of a £5M three-part expansion next to the group’s headquarters in Heywood in Greater Manchester less than a year after...
Nestlé has been hit by ‘unprecedented’ foreign exchange issues, according to chief financial officer and executive vice president Wan Ling Martello.
A Spanish physicist has invented an ice cream that changes colour as it is licked.
Greencore is slashing its debt levels by completing deals that will net it more than £24M in the current financial year.
Iceland Manufacturing has boosted recycling at its Manchester base, which has gone from recycling none of its waste two years ago to recycling more than 95%.
Consumers could be put off eating fish, if new EU rules governing the labelling dates of frozen fish are not better defined, the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has warned.
Strawberries from China will be subject to stiffer checks for norovirus and hepatitis A at EU borders, following an alert about contaminated produce from the EU's Rapid Alert System for...
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Shazans Foods has secured funds that will boost growth and enable it to break into the chilled food arena for the first time via a deal with One Stop Halal.
Iceland Foods boasted of strong progress in store openings and exports in its full-year results.
James Lambert has been appointed chairman of Burton’s Biscuits Company, while retaining his role as chairman of R&R Ice Cream.
Food and drink distributor NFT aims to develop a temperature-controlled dockside handling facility in the south east of England within the next 18 months.
Birds Eye’s Lowestoft factory has installed two free-fall laser sorters to provide enhanced quality checks on its frozen peas.
Brakes Group has agreed to sell ready meals firm Creative Foods to David Wood Baking for an undisclosed sum, potentially saving 142 jobs, a move one Facebook campaigners called “brilliant news”....
Ice cream firm Suncream Dairies has appointed Helen Procter as its new technical manager.
OkoBay Ventures wants to secure its own factory to make its Coconut Water Ice lollies within three years, but has been forced to outsource production to an overseas manufacturer to...
R&R Ice Cream has bought Aussie ice cream business Peters Food Group from private equity group PEP fund IV, gaining brands such as Drumstick, Conoisseur, Peters Original and Maxibon....
Food firms should take advantage of the UK’s “growing” £1bn ice cream sector by offering new flavours and services to ice cream manufacturers, according to the boss of the Ice...
Sainsbury was involved in a third of food safety product recalls so far in 2014, according to food alerts issued by the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA).
This month (May) marks the formal launch of the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards, which are now open for entries.
British freezing and chilling system manufacturer Starfrost has struck an exclusive supply deal with food processing equipment specialist Milmeq in New Zealand.
Coconut water launches grew by 99% globally between 2012 and 2013, according to Mintel data. Now this trend has moved into the frozen aisle with the launch of OkoBay Coconut...
Unilever’s poor food results in its first financial quarter (Q1) update for 2014 remained “disappointing”, affected by the late timing of Easter, but the company’s overall outlook was strong, City...
Ardo UK md Stephen Waugh has also been appointed as the new boss of the frozen fruit and vegetable firm’s Danish arm.
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