20 May 2013
After UK organic baby food firm Ella's Kitchen was snapped up by a US buyer a fortnight ago, last week a peer across the pond revealed it agreed to sell to Danone, representing the Aptamil and Cow & Gate owner's move into the category.
16 May 2013
Chilled foods supplier Bakkavor said it made a "good start" to 2013 as it moved to a profit in the first quarter.
15 May 2013
Chilled foods supplier Bakkavor has closed its plant in Canada just two years after the opening of the site marked the UK-based firm's entry into the country's grocery market.
18 April 2013
Chilled prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor has officially opened a food processing factory and farm in China as it works to ramp up capacity in the region.
12 March 2013
French dairy group Candia has named former Bakkavor and Bonduelle executive Giampaolo Schiratti as its new CEO.
5 March 2013
Nearly two months into the horsemeat scandal that has rocked the food industry, UK figures highlighting a sales slowdown in ready meals raise the question of whether this is a temporary blip or a long-term structural decline.
27 February 2013
Danish Crown has named Adelie Foods chief Chris Thomas as CEO of its UK arm, Tulip.
21 February 2013
Bakkavor has booked an increase in earnings during 2012 as the group was able to extend its "market leading positions" in the chilled and convenience sectors.
23 November 2012
UK-based chilled foods group Bakkavor has sold its businesses in France and Spain to French co-op Agrial.
8 November 2012
UK own-label firm Bakkavor has returned to profit in the third quarter of the year.
1 November 2012
UK-based chilled foods group Bakkavor plans to sell its businesses in France and Spain to French co-op Agrial.
13 August 2012
UK own-label firm Bakkavor has reported an "improvement" in its revenue and margins in a set of mixed half-year numbers.
21 May 2012
UK own-label manufacturer Bakkavor has produced a range of chilled Indian ready-meals for Tesco.
15 May 2012
UK own-label manufacturer Bakkavor has booked a net loss in the first quarter of the year, hurt by raw material inflation and a "challenging" trading environment.
26 April 2012
UK own-label manufacturer Bakkavor is in talks with its lenders to negotiate an early conversion of outstanding bank debts into equity and to reorganise its corporate structure.
1 March 2012
Bakkavör has announced that it will close its English Village Salads business at the end of the month, with the loss of around 140 jobs.
2 December 2011
Bakkavor subsidiary English Village Salads (EVS) has launched a consultation on the future of the UK business following "a sustained period of reduced demand".
27 October 2011
Hain Celestial, the US food maker, is hoping its acquisition of UK chilled foods firm Daniels Group will galvanise its existing business on this side of the Atlantic. The company sees the deal benefiting its operations in Europe and in the US but it is in the UK where it is most likely to be hoping for the greatest impact. Dean Best reports.
26 October 2011
It's been quite a year for own-label supplier Greencore. A plan to merge with UK rival Northern Foods was gazumped by poultry magnate Ranjit Boparan. Greencore then licked its wounds and acquired UK desserts and sandwich maker Uniq. Now, however, the company is the subject of a takeover approach. Dean Best reports.
13 October 2011
UK own-label manufacturer Bakkavor has expanded its Caledonian Produce site in Scotland, creating 60 jobs.
10 October 2011
UK retail giant Tesco has launched a range of soups in its UK stores.
29 September 2011
UK potato producer Produce Investments has indicated it is ready to acquire new businesses after seeing sales increase in its first year as a listed company.
9 September 2011
UK-based own-label supplier Bakkavor has confirmed the sale of a fish spreads in France to seafood specialist Alfesca.
5 September 2011
Own-label manufacturer Bakkavor has confirmed it is cutting jobs at English Village Salads.
12 July 2011
The chief executive of Bakkavor US unit Two Chefs on a Roll has decided to leave the business.
7 July 2011
UK own-label manufacturer Bakkavor has signed an exclusive licensing deal with the Hairy Bikers to launch a range of six ready meals and side dishes.
5 July 2011
UK-based own-label supplier Bakkavor has opened its first factory in Canada.
3 June 2011
There was, in truth, one story that dominated the headlines in the food industry this week, with the e.coli scare in Europe. Wal-Mart Stores' success in securing approval for its acquisition of 51% of South African retailer Massmart was also notable. Coincidentally, the latest just-food interview also focused on South Africa, as we spoke to the head of Kraft Foods' operations in the country and the wider southern Africa region. And, the last few days, has seen the publication of the latest just-food briefing, which focuses on the divisive issue of GM.
2 June 2011
Asda has defended its revamp its salads supply chain, a move that could lead to own-label manufacturer Bakkavor cutting jobs.
2 June 2011
Own-label manufacturer Bakkavor was warned that over 100 staff could face losing their jobs after a supply review by Asda.