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Covid-19 and the food industry in 2021 – daily updates, Wednesday 10 March (free to read)

10 Mar 2021

As we enter 2021, just-food continues to provide daily updates on how Covid-19 is still affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market taking shape.

Baxters plans to close retail centre in Scotland as pandemic hits foot traffic

3 Feb 2021

Baxters Food Group, the UK-based soups-to-condiments maker, has announced the closure of a project in Scotland due to the pandemic.

UK's Baxters Food Group acquires US-based Truitt Bros

21 Dec 2020

UK soup and pie manufacturer Baxters Food Group has acquired a US-based contract manufacturer of shelf-stable, thermally processed foods.

New products – Kale United launches vegan meatballs using fermented protein; Nestle's Yiyang Active milk powder; Quorn's Makes Amazing range; Baxters debuts microwave pots

18 Dec 2020

This week's selection of new products includes a duo of chilled meat-free products from Quorn Foods and microwaveable pots from UK food group Baxters.

Baxters Food Group enters UK chilled market with deal for Orexis Fresh Foods

5 Aug 2020

Soup-to-condiments maker Baxters Food Group has snapped up a business to bolster its presence in another category.

New products - Kellogg's Kashi rolls out "protein-packed" waffles; Surya Foods enters hot sauce segment; Kerry takes Richmond meat-free into frozen; Wessanen's Kallo "veggie cakes"

29 May 2020

Our pick of the new products this week includes protein-filled waffles from Kellogg's Kashi and vegan-friendly snacks from Wessanen.

Baxters the latest food company to admit to Brexit-linked stockpiling

18 Dec 2018

Soups-to-preserves food group Baxters has revealed what action it has taken to plan for a 'no-deal' Brexit.

Baxters Food Group offloads Canadian arm

20 Jun 2018

UK-based Baxters Food Group has sold its Canadian division to a consortium including private-equity firm Champlain Financial Corporation.

UK soup maker Baxters targets healthy eaters with new range

12 Sep 2017

Baxters Food Group, the UK soup maker, says it is focusing on goodness and well-being with its new product launch Super Good.

Food makers "dragging their heels" on UK salt reduction targets – CASH

20 Mar 2017

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 to "transform" manufacturing network

18 May 2016

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.

UK: Baxters launches meal pots

18 Jun 2014

Baxters Food Group is launching a range of hot meal pots in the UK.

UK: Fray Bentos deal, marketing spend hits Baxters profits

7 Mar 2013

Costs linked to the acquisition of the Fray Bentos brand and "exceptional" spending on marketing have hit annual profits at Baxters Food Group.

UK: Baxters sees Fray Bentos soup launch as "natural step"

3 Aug 2012

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.

UK: Baxters Foods rolls out Fray Bentos soup line

2 Aug 2012

Baxters Food Group has launched a soup range in the UK under the Fray Bentos brand it acquired last year.

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

1 Jun 2012

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.

just the answer - Geraldine Marks, Baxters Food Group

28 May 2012

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.

UK: Rexam eyes Europe facility opening

28 Mar 2012

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: Baxters FY profits climb, eyes M&A

16 Feb 2012

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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