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

A spokesperson for the group confirmed the new line will consist of four varieties under the Baxters brand: vegetarian three bean and chipotle pepper; Malaysian chicken Laksa; smokey mixed bean, chicken and quinoa; and Italian-style sausage and mixed bean.

The group is also launching a line under the Fray Bentos brand, the spokesperson added. This range will consist of five varieties: chicken curry and rice; beef stew and dumplings; pasta bolognese; chilli beef and rice; and meatballs and pasta.