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Premier still hungry after Campbell acquisition

Premier still hungry after Campbell acquisition

Since coming to the stock market in 2004 Premier Foods has built a solid reputation for revitalising underperforming brands. If its track record with Bird’s, Branston and Quorn is anything to go by, Premier’s purchase of Campbell’s UK and Irish units could be money well spent. Joe Ayling and Katy Humphries report.

UK: Premier bolstered by strong brand performance

UK: Premier bolstered by strong brand performance

Unlike many other food companies, who have been feeling the pinch of a constricted market place and escalating costs, Premier Foods has said that it is confident of its ability to weather the storm. In a buoyant trading statement released today (6 July) Premier said that like-for-like sales growth should meet targets thanks to strong performances from its Quorn, Branston, Loyd Grossman and Ambrosia brands.

UK: Premier considering UB and Campbell acquisitions

Premier Foods today (2 May) said that it was considering possible acquisitions from within rival snack manufacturer United Biscuits and the Campbell Soup Company but, the company told just-food, it…

UK: Unilever sells Ambrosia to Premier Foods

Anglo-Dutch consumer products giant Unilever has announced it has agreed to sell its Ambrosia and Brown & Polson brands. Unilever, which put the brands up for sale in July, said…