Samworth Brothers

How to have staying power in UK sports nutrition

When confectionery giant Mondelez International swooped to buy UK sports-nutrition business Grenade in March this year, it confirmed the category's…

UK’s Samworth Brothers backs out of sports-nutrition business Sci-Mx

Samworth Brothers, the UK food company, has sold the brands and stock of its loss-making sports nutrition business Sci-Mx to…

UK’s Samworth Brothers takes controlling stake in local pie firm Higgidy

UK food group Samworth Brothers has upped its stake in local pie and quiche maker Higgidy to become the majority…

2020 – The year in food industry M&A

As this year has been dominated by Covid-19, it is impossible to examine M&A activity in the global food industry…

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector. *This article is…

New products – Mondelez takes Bournvita brand into cereal in India, Orkla launches plant-based brand in Sweden, Samworth Brothers unveils Ginsters empanadas

This week's selection of new products includes tuna meatballs from Thai Union's UK canned fish brand John West and new…

Samworth Brothers buys Urban Eat brand from defunct Adelie Foods

Samworth Brothers, one of the UK's largest suppliers of food-to-go products, has picked up the Urban Eat sandwich business from…

New products – Unilever takes Pot Noodle into block format; Higgidy moves into ready meals; Take Two Foods barley milk alternative; Emmi launches Beleaf in UK

This week's selection of new products includes UK better-for you snacks firm Pip & Lekker's seed-based products being sold at Sainsbury's…

Samworth Brothers could re-purpose UK facility for plant-based production

UK food group Samworth Brothers is considering turning a domestic facility into a manufacturing centre for plant-based products. Samworth is consulting…