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Noble Foods-backed Plant Heads claims UK first with vegan egg NPD

3 Nov 2020

UK start-up business Plant Heads has launched what it claims is a market first with its product Crackd.

Noble Foods names Kerry executive Duncan Everett CEO

3 Jul 2020

Noble Foods, the UK-based business behind brands The Happy Egg Co. and Gü, has appointed a new chief executive.

New products - Strong Roots targets kids; Noble Foods launches foodservice egg brand in retail; Baxters' plant-based soup; Barratt confectionery brand launches 'retro' ice creams

9 Apr 2020

This week's batch of new products that caught the eye include a three-strong range of plant-based soups from Baxters and ice creams from Barratt based on retro sweets.

New products - Miyoko's Creamery adds plant-based cheese and oatmilk butter; BetterBody Foods unveils plant-based condiments; Noble Foods-owned Gu Puds launches trio of mousses

28 Feb 2020

This week's batch of new product launches that caught the eye include a three-strong range of mousses from Gud Puds and new plant-based cheeses and oatmilk butter from Miyoko's.

Noble Foods launches egg brand for UK foodservice channel

30 Jan 2020

UK egg business Noble Foods has announced the launch of a new initiative targeted at the local foodservice sector.

New products - McCain takes Brew City brand to UK; Nestle launches lower-sugar chocs; Marfrig's plant-based tie-up with Burger King; Del Monte Foods unveils popping boba snack

30 Aug 2019

This week's batch of new products includes McCain eyeing craft beer demand, Nestle again targeting sugar and US-based Beyond Meat trialling a product with KFC.

New products - Unilever teams up with Tesco on Nice by Nature lollies; Brain food company Ingenuity Brands unveils Brainiac Kids; Smucker's set for move into honey

1 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes the UK's Noble Foods adding ice cream to its Gü desserts range and US-based Good Karma launching plant-based sour cream and dips.

New Products - Pladis extends McVitie's Thins range in UK; Ella's Kitchen launches Oddpops popped snacks; Glanbia's BSN launches ice cream protein shakes with Cold Stone Creamery; Parag Milk Foods debuts Go Chocolate Cheese

20 Jul 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Noble Foods issues egg pledge as supplier comes under fire

22 Mar 2018

UK food group Noble Foods has pledged to supply only cage-free eggs by 2025, a commitment announced as one supplier hit the headlines due to concerns over animal welfare.

Noble Foods launches Heritage Breeds "speciality eggs" line

21 Apr 2017

Noble Foods, owner of the UK-based free-range egg supplier The Happy Egg Co., has launched a "speciality egg range" – Heritage Breeds.

Noble Foods to open new Gu Puds plant

23 Nov 2016

Noble Foods is to open a new production facility for its Gü Puds in the UK town of Bishop's Stortford next year, with the creation of around 100 jobs.

Noble Foods hires John Gildersleeve as chairman to oversee growth

2 Sep 2016

Noble Foods, owner of the UK-based free-range egg supplier The Happy Egg Co. and pudding brand Gü, has appointed British businessman John Gildersleeve as chairman to oversee plans for "diversification and acquisition".

Tesco makes cage-free egg pledge

13 Jul 2016

Tesco is following in the footsteps of its UK high street rivals with the announcement that it is to stop selling eggs from caged hens by 2025.

Noble Foods launches Gu Puds to-go range in UK

12 Apr 2016

Noble Foods is expanding its Gü Puds brand in the UK with the launch of a range of on-the-go products aimed at providing shoppers with a dessert that can be enjoyed at "anytime, anywhere".

How the Happy Egg Co. plans to grow in US - interview

31 Mar 2016

Noble Foods-owned The Happy Egg Co., a UK-based free-range egg supplier, entered the US market in 2012 and its products are now stocked in 6,500 stores throughout the country. The business plans to ride on growing interest in free-range egg production to expand rapidly in the market. Katy Askew spoke to chief marketing officer Jenni Danby to find out more. 

The Happy Egg Company enters US organic sector

13 Oct 2015

The Happy Egg Company hopes to further strengthen its position as a supplier of humane eggs in the United States with a new organic free-range that it is distributing in select stores in California. 

UK: Jobs to go at Noble Foods after egg factory deal

28 Aug 2014

UK egg supplier Noble Foods has confirmed jobs will go at one of its processing plants in the wake of its acquisition of two sites from local peer Manton.

UK: Watchdog clears Noble's purchase of two Manton egg sites

27 Aug 2014

UK egg supplier Noble Foods will press forward with plans to acquire two factories from local peer Manton after being given the go-ahead from competition officials.

UK: Noble Foods launches organic egg range

19 May 2014

UK egg producer Noble Foods, the owner of the Happy Egg Co. brand, has launched a line of organic free-range eggs.

UK: Noble to relocate production from two egg-packing sites

31 Jan 2014

Noble Foods, the UK egg supplier, plans to relocate the opertions of two egg-packing facilities to a new site in west Oxfordshire.

UK: Tesco targets schools in healthy eating campaign

27 Jan 2014

Tesco has launched a farm-to-fork education programme to provide children with an awareness of where food comes from and encourage them to eat more healthily.

UK: Noble Foods names ABP's Cracknell CEO

4 Dec 2013

Noble Foods has appointed ABP Food Group executive Andrew Cracknell to the post of CEO, replacing Peter Thornton.

UK: Gü Puds launches cheesecake in UK

29 Apr 2013

Dessert maker Gü Puds has announced plans to add to its range of ramekin desserts in the UK.

UK: Noble Foods tight-lipped over "sale plans"

8 Apr 2013

UK egg producer Noble Foods has declined to comment on reports its owners are looking to sell the business.

UK: Noble Foods' profits hit by egg surplus

19 Sep 2012

UK egg producer Noble Foods recorded a 22% drop in pre-tax profits last year which the unlisted described as a "very difficult" one for the egg industry.

UK: Noble sizes up Gu cheesecake dessert

12 Sep 2012

Noble Foods' UK desserts brand Gu has extended its range with the launch of a larger Mango and Passion Fruit cheesecake duo.

Promo Tracker: Gu, Ben & Jerry's up discounts

14 Aug 2012

Dessert brand Gü and Ben & Jerry's ice cream ramped up the discounts they offered to UK consumers in July, according to the latest data from the just-food Promo Tracker.

FRANCE: Former Lindt exec Guignon to lead Gu France unit

4 Jan 2012

Premium desserts maker Gü has appointed former Lindt & Sprungli executive Frank Guignon as director general of its French operation.

UK: Noble Foods to extend premium egg brand

6 Dec 2011

Noble Foods plans to widen its Posh Birds premium egg range to include hen eggs next year.

UK: Gu extends desserts range

5 Dec 2011

Noble Foods' UK desserts brand Gu has launched a range of "festive" sweets in time for the Christmas period.

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