Baxters Food Group
With the summer upon us, many consumers will be firing up their BBQs and donning humorous aprons. While barbecue sauces represent a relatively small segment of the overall market for table sauces, it is a category that has witnessed considerable growth of late. Geraldine Marks, licensed brands manager at Baxters Food Group, talks to Katy Askew about the company's plans for the Jack Daniels BBQ sauce range that Baxters produces under license in the UK, Europe and South Africa.
Health campaigners have accused some food manufacturers and retailers of "dragging their heels" over the UK's salt reduction targets for 2017.
Baxters Food Group, the UK-based soups and condiments maker, is looking to make improvements across its manufacturing network in a bid to protect profits in a "volatile" market.
Baxters Food Group is launching a range of hot meal pots in the UK.
Costs linked to the acquisition of the Fray Bentos brand and "exceptional" spending on marketing have hit annual profits at Baxters Food Group.
Baxters Food Group said its launch of a Fray Bentos soup range in the UK was a "natural step" in its strategy for the brand following its acquisition of the firm last year.
Baxters Food Group has launched a soup range in the UK under the Fray Bentos brand it acquired last year.
The headlines had a European flavour this week with the ongoing uncertainty over the future of French poultry giant Groupe Doux and the takeover of Metro Group's UK cash-and-carry division by food wholesaler Booker. Elsewhere, we talked to Swiss manufacturer and retailer Migros about its sustainability, published a management briefing on fat reformulation and took an in-depth look at the UK's challenging milk sector.
Packaging giant Rexam has said the company is looking to open its first facility in mainland Europe as part of its strategy to increase its global presence.
UK soup maker Baxters Food Group has booked an increase in annual profits and said it plans to grow further through acquisitions.
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