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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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Simon Harvey | 29 Nov 2018

UK-based William Jackson Food Group has acquired the Belazu brand of Mediterranean products for an undisclosed sum. 

Andy Coyne | 9 Aug 2018

Nomad Foods has raised its 2018 guidance following the acquisition of fellow frozen foods business Aunt Bessie's last month.

Andy Coyne | 18 Jun 2018

UK manufacturer William Jackson Food Group has sought to make further inroads into the country's foodservice sector with the acquisition of ingredients supplier Wellocks.

Simon Harvey | 4 Jun 2018

Nomad Foods is paying EUR240m (US$281.6m) for fellow frozen food manufacturer Aunt Bessie's as the UK firm's acquisition trail continues.

just-food.com | 2 Mar 2018

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Dean Best | 21 Dec 2017

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Dean Best | 14 Dec 2017

UK-based William Jackson Food Group has set out plans for its domestic bakery business Jacksons to build its second bread plant.

Andy Coyne | 17 Aug 2017

Florette has acquired part of UK firm MyFresh from William Jackson Food Group in a move the France-based salads supplier said would help it target the country's convenience and foodservice customers.

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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