Fruit, vegetable, nut ingredients

Vegan snack bar launches in the UK

Vegan snack bar launches in the UK

By James Ridler

General Mills is to bring US vegan snack brand Lärabar to the UK, with listings in Sainsbury’s stores and online through Amazon.

Avondale posted turnover growth in 2018 however pre-tax profits were down

Avondale Foods warns against currency fluctuations

By Aidan Fortune

Fresh foods provider Avondale Foods has reported a record turnover for the past year, but has warned that fluctuations between euro and sterling could cause issues in the future.

Nim's Fruit Crisps has launched a range of edible teas

Nim’s launches edible tea range

By James Ridler

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards shortlisted manufacturer Nim’s Fruit Crisps has launched its own range of tea and infusions.

Unilever has acquired The Vegetarian Butcher

Unilever buys The Vegetarian Butcher

By James Ridler

Unilever has continued its acquisition trail with the purchase of meat-free producer The Vegetarian Butcher for an undisclosed sum.

Of the 568 samples of lettuce examined, 30 were shown to be norovirus-positive

Deadly norovirus found in one-in-20 lettuces

By Noli Dinkovski

More than one-in-20 lettuces sold in the UK are contaminated with the potentially deadly bug norovirus, a major study funded by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has found.

Cherry juice joins Pixley's range

Pixley Berries launches cherry juice drink

By James Ridler

Herefordshire-based specialist ingredients supplier Pixley Berries has launched a 100% cherry juice, which it claims is the first of its kind.