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Premier Foods to push on with range revamp

Rationalisation of SKUs and innovation will continue to form a big part of Premier Foods plc's focus for 2015, CEO Gavin Darby has said....

Consuming issues: Living by a (grocery) code

Codes governing the relationships between retailers and manufacturers have made headlines in the UK and Australia. However, recent headlines...

Comment: Tread carefully over payment terms

Food manufacturers are catching some flack for extending payment terms to their suppliers. The growing tension in the supply chain points to...

Cleaning up Tesco will have mixed supplier impact

Tesco issued another profit warning this morning (9 December) that once again highlights the challenging task facing new CEO Dave Lewis. In...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Premier sets sights overseas 30 Oct 2014

Dean Best

With growth hard to come by at home, international markets are an opportunity for UK food group Premier Foods. The Mr Kipling maker exports to around 30 countries but in recent months has set up a specific business unit to develop a sustainable presence overseas. Dean Best spoke to Peter Ellis, the head of division, at the SIAL trade show in Paris to hear about the company's plans.


just-food interview part two: Premier CEO Darby 5 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Premier Foods has strengthened its financial position and is building profitability through a focus on cost reduction. However, the UK company is finding the going tougher as it looks to accelerate its sales growth. Chief executive Gavin Darby spoke to just-food about how Premier is adapting to the changing landscape in UK grocery retail.

Latest News

Premier Foods sees FY profits fall 19 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Premier Foods plc has reported a fall in annual profits amid pressure on sales at the UK food group.


Premier Foods launches Loyd Grossman Pan Melts 15 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Premier Foods has announced the launch of flavour pots under its Loyd Grossman brand in the UK.


Premier launches Mugfull in Batchelors push 21 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Premier Foods is to launch low-fat soup sub-brand Batchelors Mugfull as part of wider plans for the Batchelors range in the UK.


Premier Foods takes Sharwood's into pot snacks 1 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Premier Foods has announced its debut in the light meals category with a "premium take on the pot snack" under its Sharwood's brand.


Premier Foods eyes more supplier savings 20 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Premier Foods has indicated it sees more opportunities to reduce costs from its supplier base as the UK group looks to continue to fund investment in its brands.

Latest blogs

FMCG veteran Kankiwala joins Hovis as chairman 20 May 2014

Dean Best

UK bread manufacturer Hovis, embarking on life under the majority control of US private-equity firm Gores Group, has named former Unilever, PepsiCo and Burger King executive Nish Kankiwala its new chairman.


AAK wins business amid Premier supplier review 11 Nov 2013

Michelle Russell

Premier Foods plc this morning (11 November) announced it has signed a three-year, exclusive, oils and fats collaboration and product co-development deal with food ingredients group AAK.

Company research

Premier Foods plc - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Premier Foods plc - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnershi

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Premier Foods plc (PFD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Premier Foods plc (PFD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analy

Premier Foods plc (Premier Foods) is the largest food manufacturers in the UK. It manufacturers and supplies branded and non-branded food products to retail, wholesale, and food services markets. The...

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