Frozen

Descheemaeker: 'Long-term value creation'

Nomad Foods swoops on Findus Switzerland

By Rod Addy

Nomad Foods Ltd has agreed to acquire Findus Switzerland from Froneri International and certain intellectual property from an affiliate of Nestlé SA for €110m (£97.7m).

Left to right: Mindful Chef co-founders Myles Hopper and Giles Humphries

Nestlé acquires healthy meal kit company

By James Ridler

Nestlé has acquired a majority stake in prepared frozen foods and recipe box company Mindful Chef, as it expands its direct to consumer offering.

The project involved stakeholders ranging from Yorkshire Water to Future Food Solutions

Bird’s Eye builds sustainable crop production

By Rod Addy

The year before the 75th anniversary of Birds Eye peas in the UK, James Hopwood, UK agriculture manager and Steve Cann, director of Food Solutions, detail an important environmental project.

Meatless Farm mince is being launched frozen via Ocado

Plant-based NPD roundup

By Rod Addy

A flurry of plant-based product launches this week include Meatless Farm's first entry into the frozen food category, three new Morrisons products from Oumph! and Spanish brand Heura's UK debut.

McCain hoped to support the potato industry during the pandemic through a £25m investment

McCain Foods in £25m potato industry investment

By James Ridler

Frozen food producer McCain Foods (GB) has invested £25m into the UK potato industry to help navigate the pressures of the coronavirus and erratic weather caused by climate change.

The UK is responsible for 4% of global ice cream innovation

Vegan ice cream demand grows

By Michelle Perrett

Demand for plant-based foods has seen an increase in launches of vegan ice cream, new data from research company Mintel has revealed.

New product launches from Mars, McVitie's and Mondelēz

Sweet treats lead latest NPD round-up

By James Ridler

New spread launches from Mars, a trio of new releases from biscuit brand McVitie’s and limited edition Dairy Milk chocolate bars from Cadbury head up this snapshot of the latest new product development from food and drink manufacturers this month.

Frozen food companies are feeling the sting of the coronavirus lock down

Frozen food body wants aid passed up supply chain

By James Ridler

Responding to coronavirus’s impact, the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has urged retailers to share financial aid with their suppliers, as manufacturers increasingly rely on debt to weather the pandemic.

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