Ready Meals

Fenland Foods: Redevelopment would cost £30-40m

Multiples wouldn't commit to Fenland, analyst

By Elaine Watson

While the supermarkets have expressed “some interest” in the re-opening of the mothballed Fenland Foods factory, Northern Foods has been unable to secure firm commitments from any of them that would justify spending the £30-40m it would cost to make this...

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Chilled ready meals sales up 8.4% year-on-year

By Elaine Watson

Sales of chilled ready meals surged 8.4% in the year to July 11, while volumes shot up 14.4% over the same period, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel.

My beef with you

My beef with you

Dunbia’s Sawley plant is the source of meat for many a pie and ready meal, John McAvoy tells Rod Addy

Stefan Barden

Job losses loom at Northern Foods' Swansea factory

By Elaine Watson

More than 230 staff face redundancy at Northern Foods’ ready meals plant in Swansea because bosses have failed to reach “mutually agreeable” terms with Sainsbury, its biggest customer.


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