Frozen Food

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Creating safe and secure food supply chains

By Bethan Grylls

Bethan Grylls summarises the key takeaways from our series of fireside chats presented earlier this week, sponsored by RSSL, as five food and drink leaders lend their expertise on maintaining and working towards a more secure, safer food and drink system....

Perry: the expansion will see a new site built in Kent, initially creating 80 jobs

Cook factory investment to create 200 jobs

By Dan Colombini

Frozen food manufacturer Cook plans to create 200 jobs after securing a £16m funding package from HSBC UK to build a new 2,320m2 kitchen facility in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Harrow: ‘Consumers are also becoming increasingly concerned with making healthy and environmentally-conscious choices’

Pizza keeps frozen sales growing as meat falls

By Rod Addy

Demand for pizza helped keep frozen food sales growing as revenue from meat declined in the 52 weeks to 8 September, according to Kantar data cited by the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF).

Birds Eye’s Hull factory is able to produce up to 61t of peas an hour

Birds Eye factory urination incident ‘a hoax’

By Noli Dinkovski

Birds Eye has allayed fears that thousands of tonnes of peas might have to be destroyed at its Hull site, claiming the video of a man appearing to urinate on a production line was a hoax.

Frozen food boss’s call to arms

Iceland Foods boss takes over at frozen food federation

By Rick Pendrous

Nigel Broadhurst, the newly elected chairman of the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) board, has called on collaboration between all parts of the frozen food industry to promote the benefits of frozen foods to consumers.

Frozen transport to and from Continent rises

Refrigeration spotlight

Frozen transport to and from Continent rises

By Rick Pendrous

Supply chain specialist NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics is expecting further growth in the volumes of frozen food it handles both into and out of the UK.

The British frozen food market is value at more than £8bn

British frozen food market worth a cool £8bn

By Michael Stones

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).

Ice cream is one of only a few frozen categories witnessing innovation

Tesco to use social media to drive frozen sales

By Rick Pendrous

Tesco has plans to boost its online sales of frozen foods – where it sees greatest opportunity to drive volume – in an attempt to address an underperforming category instore, using social media as a promotional vehicle, its frozen category director has...

Franks: frozen sector must innovate

'Enough already about horsemeat scandal'

By Nicholas Robinson

Frozen food manufacturers must stop dwelling on the horsemeat scandal and focus on revitalising the sector, Dr Oetker UK md Peter Franks has advised.

The British Frozen Food Federation conference took place in Warwickshire on February 20.

Frozen food must innovate to flourish

By Nicholas Robinson

British frozen food manufacturers must reveal the benefits of frozen food to the consumer to revitalise the sector and increase confidence.

Brian Young, director general, British Frozen Foods Federation

Frozen planet

By Gary Scattergood

Frozen is fresher, more sustainable and better value, Brian Young tells Gary Scattergood

Young: promoting exports should be higher up the government agenda

Government ‘more concerned with badgers’ than food manufacturers

By Gary Scattergood

Promoting British food exports should be higher up the government’s agenda than dealing with badgers, according to the director general of the British Frozen Food Federation.In an exclusive video interview for, Brian Young said greater...

Birds Eye boss plans frozen food revival

Birds Eye boss plans frozen food revival

Birds Eye Iglo chief executive Martin Glenn aims to spearhead a frozen food renaissance building on the category's current success, but acknowledged its consumer image had been slow to improve.

Playing it  cool

Playing it cool

By Michelle Knott

Elsewhere businesses are feeling the chill, but frozen food firms are keeping their cool, says Michelle Knott

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

By John Dunn

With frozen food enjoying a renaissance, it looks like Britain is entering a new ice age, reports John Dunn

A fashion parade in the freezer

A fashion parade in the freezer

By Paul Gander

Consumer belt-tightening and lively competition between the main frozen food brands are triggering a welter of packaging innovation. But this still leaves key areas such as frozen ready meals with more questions than answers.

The chill factors

The chill factors

By Allison Carvalho

Thanks to high demand for frozen foods, the cold storage business is currently booming. But how long can it continue? asks Allison Carvalho

Race is on for Celsius assets

Race is on for Celsius assets

By Elaine Watson

The race is on to sell the remaining assets of cold storage and distribution firm Celsius First after Yearsley Group snapped up depots in Glasgow,...

Frozen frustration

Frozen frustration

By Elaine Watson

He's been ramming it home for years, but Captain Birds Eye's 'If it's fresh it's frozen' mantra just hasn't hit home with consumers, who still see frozen as the poor cousin of chilled, says Elaine Watson


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