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.
Food ingredients manufacturer Chaucer has been acquired by a Japanese instant food producer and distributor, in a deal worth more than $120M (£95.4M).
Iceland Foods is preparing to fly to Reykjavik to begin talks with the Icelandic government over its legal challenge on the retailer’s name.
The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has urged the government to deliver quickly its food and drink export plan, after a survey revealed less than half its members thought Brexit...
Former 2 Sisters Food Group finance boss Craig Tomkinson has launched online food company Thyme to target frozen food sales.
Walkers crisps and fish fingers maker Birds Eye were the latest to blame the weak pound on price increases, after they raised their prices by up to 10 % and 12% respectively.
Fire crews were called to two incidents at the 2 Sisters-owned R F Brookes factory in Rogerstone, Newport as a precaution, over the past two weeks.
The death of a worker at Thistle Seafoods is currently under investigation by Police Scotland.
London’s top chefs have called for a ban on polystyrene packaging in an open letter to mayor Sadiq Khan, citing environmental and health concerns.
Brian Young, chief executive of the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) said the organisation is now “modern and forward-thinking”, as he looked back on his 10 years in charge.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has unveiled its new Christmas food range, describing it as the “must-have” collection.
2 Sisters’ pizza factory in Nottingham is to consult over the possible loss of 350 jobs.
A Dr Oetker’s frozen pizza Ristorante advert has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after a complaint from rival manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group.
Frozen food manufacturers should follow consumer trends closely to benefit from the key drivers of the industry, according to British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) chief executive Brian Young.
Frozen food manufacturing products are set to rise in popularity, based on consumers’ preference for less waste and higher nutrient value, according to a report from the British Frozen Food...
Food manufacturers face an £8bn-plus opportunity to target the frozen food market, according to a new report from the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF).
Oppo Ice Cream has been forced to amend content on its website by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), for not backing up a claim about the ice cream’s health benefits....
Access to the single market and the ability to hire non-UK drivers are the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA’s) top priorities after Brexit.
The deadline is fast approaching to enter the 2016 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards the industry’s Oscars, which recognise outstanding achievement and the very best people and companies in the business.
2 Sisters Food Group is Britain’s fastest growing private food and drink business, according to The Top Track 100 compiled by The Sunday Times.
Fresh from winning his second Wimbledon title, tennis star Andy Murray will also be enjoying the success of Oppo ice cream.
Bakkavor Group has sold Belgian prepared food company Vaco, as part of its strategy to sell its non-core businesses.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) plans to consider whether to expand its guidance to food manufacturers to cover food storage and freezing advice for consumers.
A frozen fish firm has been ordered to pay more than £500,000 last week (June 24) after an employee suffered fatal injuries.
Frozen desserts firm R&R Ice Cream has invested £10,000 in the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) to help promote winter sports to Britain’s Young Athletes.
Burgers contaminated with plastic, salmon products infected with listeria and mislabelled soup sparked three food recalls last week by Asda, OT (Smoked Salmon) and Waitrose.