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The deal by William Jackson Food Group (WJFG) to purchase organic food group Abel & Cole has garnered a mixed reaction from industry watcher...

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John Shepherd | 3 Mar 2017

Aunt Bessie's, part of the UK's William Jackson Food Group, says it is responding to demand for low carb foods by extending its frozen foods range to include Vegetable Chips.


John Shepherd | 14 Jul 2016

Aunt Bessie's, part of the UK's William Jackson Food Group, is launching a new selection of ice creams inspired by some of the brand's range of desserts that are based on traditional British puddings.


John Shepherd | 14 Jul 2016

Aunt Bessie's is taking its range of Yorkshire puddings – a staple ingredient of traditional roast dinners in the UK – into the chilled category.


Dean Best | 18 Apr 2016

William Jackson Food Group, the UK company behind Aunt Bessie's frozen food and organic food retailer Abel & Cole, has struck a deal to buy health-focused business The Food Doctor.


Hannah Abdulla | 8 May 2015

William Jackson Food Group is taking its frozen food brand Aunt Bessie's into the cake aisle.


Dean Best | 9 Oct 2014

A Heinz production plant in the UK is set to close after the end of the US food group's licence to manufacture Aunt Bessie's frozen potato lines.


Dean Best | 11 Jun 2013

UK food group Aunt Bessie's has entered the country's chilled sector through a tie-up with pie manufacturer Pork Farms.


Michelle Russell | 11 Oct 2012

William Jackson Food Group, the company behind Aunt Bessie's Yorkshire puddings, has acquired UK online organic firm Abel & Cole.


Dean Best | 12 May 2011

A fire at a Heinz site in the UK that produces Aunt Bessie's frozen potato products has halted production.

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