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Helen Lewis | 23 Nov 2006

Manufacturers are fighting back against retailers’ own labels with more premium and innovative ice cream ranges. This premiumisation and differentiation is essential in order to avoid the economisation of the sector following private label’s focus on traditional flavoured and low-price ice cream products. Helen Lewis reports.


Hugh Westbrook | 22 May 2002

Ice cream: the ultimate luxury or inconvenient and unhealthy junk food? Regardless of health concerns, premium and super-premium ice creams have carved out a niche in our freezer cabinets over the last ten years, and the sector looks set to continue its growth, says just-food.com’s Hugh Westbrook.

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just-food.com | 23 Jan 2008

UK ice cream maker Hill Station has issued a mixed trading update despite sales being "in line with management expectations".


just-food.com | 14 Nov 2007

UK ice cream firm Hill Station has admitted it is monitoring its working capital position after suffering a “difficult” trading period between August and October.


just-food.com | 20 Aug 2007

Ice cream maker Hill Station has raised GBP3.3m (US$6.6m) through a share offer as the wet weather in the UK continues to hit sales.


just-food.com | 30 Jul 2007

UK ice cream maker Hill Station is hoping a share offer will inject fresh cash into the business after a sharp fall in sales due to the recent bad weather in the country.


just-food.com | 24 Apr 2006

Private-label ice cream manufacturer Hill Station has today (24 April) confirmed the scheduled closure of two manufacturing sites causing 17 redundancies so far – with further jobs on the line when the company closes a third plant this summer.


just-food.com | 17 Jan 2006

Ice Cream maker Hill Station has commenced consultations with employees at a subsidiary's manufacturing plant in Cheadle, Cheshire.


just-food.com | 21 Oct 2005

UK ice cream company Hill Station has announced that it has entered into two conditional agreements to purchase the entire issued share capitals of Granelli McDermott and Loseley Dairy Ice Cream.


just-food.com | 1 Dec 2004

UK premium ice cream maker Hill Station has announced the appointment of Iain Macpherson as commercial director.


just-food.com | 24 Nov 2004

UK premium ice cream maker Hill Station has announced the appointment of Peter Salter as finance director, effective 19 November.

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