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Amy's Kitchen wants to set up Europe production

3 Feb 2021

The family-owned US frozen ready-meals and canned soups manufacturer is looking at setting up production overseas.

Amy's Kitchen CEO Xavier Unkovic looks to build on Covid-19 boost – the just-food interview

3 Feb 2021

Xavier Unkovic, the recently-promoted CEO of Amy's Kitchen, talks about the US group's performance during Covid-19 and the company's plans for further growth.

Portfolio shake-up likely in US food sector, says Credit Suisse

7 Dec 2020

Investment bank Credit Suisse has considered whether a period of portfolio re-shaping is likely amongst US food groups.

Amy's Kitchen to set up another production site

2 Nov 2020

The US family-owned manufacturer is lining up investment in production, with Covid-19 a factor in the decision.

Amy's Kitchen promotes Xavier Unkovic to CEO

24 Aug 2020

US frozen and canned food group Amy's Kitchen has replaced its co-founder as CEO with one of the company's existing executives.

New products - Maple Leaf Foods' meatless nuggets; Edita debuts Oniro biscuit brand; Nestle launches Life Cuisine in US; Kellogg's Jumbo Snax cereal

21 May 2020

Among the new products that caught the eye in recent days are meatless nuggets from Maple Leaf Foods and Nestlé's launch of the Life Cuisine brand in the US.

Amy's Kitchen plans to build facility in Orange County, New York

28 Jun 2019

Amy's Kitchen, a US-based organic and natural foods producer, plans to start work on its fourth facility next spring.

US firm Amy's Kitchen names ex-Mars executive Xavier Unkovic global president

15 Nov 2017

Amy's Kitchen, the US frozen-food, organic and free-from business, has hired former Mars executive Xavier Unkovic as its global president.

Amy's Kitchen strikes Picard deal in four European markets

23 May 2016

Amy's Kitchen, the US frozen-food, organic and free-from business, has secured listings at 1,000 Picard stores in France, Belgium, Sweden and Switzerland.

Amy's Kitchen aims to balance growth against commitment to quality – interview 

15 Apr 2016

US organic vegetarian food group Amy's Kitchen believes it has significant opportunities to ramp up sales. However, the company must balance its growth aspirations against the need to maintain the quality and values it says have been key to its success. Katy Askew spoke to VP of marketing at Amy's Kitchen, Bridget Dwyer, to find out more.

Food industry news of the week: Kraft-Heinz, Senagral

27 Mar 2015

One story dominated the headlines this week - the plans by Heinz and Kraft Foods Group to join forces and create the world's fifth-largest food and drinks group. Elsewhere, French co-ops Agrial and Eurial said their plans to combine their dairy businesses had been put on hold. There was also sad news from the French food sector with news of a fatal explosion at desserts firm Senagral.

Amy's drawn into organic spinach recall

24 Mar 2015

Amy's Kitchen has become the latest US food manufacturer to issue a recall over concerns organic spinach used in the production of its frozen meals could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.

just-food's pick: Top ten on-trend products at Natural Products Expo West

9 Mar 2015

The Natural Products Expo West has become a key date in the US food industry calendar - and its significance has grown amid changes in consumer demand. Categories like free-from and organic are buoyant in the US and are attracting the attention of mainstream manufacturers searching for growth. In these ever-more competitive categories, innovation is vital and here is just-food's pick of the top ten on-trend products showcased at this year's event.

Live blog: Food Matters Live

18 Nov 2014

just-food is at the ExCel centre in London's Docklands today for a new industry event. Food Matters Live, launched this year, is a three-day conference and exhibition, which, organisers say, "bring together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government, and those working in nutrition and health to tackle one of the most important challenges of our time - the relationship between food, health and nutrition".

Amy's Kitchen buys ex-Heinz plant in Idaho

30 Oct 2014

US natural and organic food group Amy's Kitchen has acquired a former Heinz facility in Idaho.

US: Amy's Kitchen to open NY manufacturing plant

26 Mar 2014

Amy's Kitchen plans to open a manufacturing plant for its range of organic products in Goshen, New York state.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

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.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

20 May 2013

The week ended on a high note for Morrisons last week after it announced a venture to launch into the online channel with Ocado. The deal has again fuelled speculation that the deal could upset Ocado's current arrangement with Waitrose. Other deals this week included the acquisition of US baby food firm Happy Family by Danone. just-food also spoke with founder of Amy's Kitchen, Amy Berliner about its growth plans.

Interview: Amy's Kitchen sets out international mission

15 May 2013

Amy's Kitchen, the US frozen-food, organic and free-from business, is a quarter of a century old this year but there is a passion - almost a sense of mission - one would normally associate with a start-up. Dean Best spoke to co-owner Amy Berliner and European commercial director Damien Threadgold about the company's plans.

Gluten free: The US market

30 Apr 2013

In addition to being one of the world's largest markets for gluten-free foods, the US continues to represent one of its fastest growing.

UK: Amy's Kitchen adds to free-from ready-meal range

19 Mar 2013

US frozen food manufacturer Amy's Kitchen is extending its free-from ready meal range in the UK with the launch of two new dishes.

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