Young's Seafood

Sofina Foods eyes closure of whitefish site in UK

Sofina Foods has announced plans to close its whitefish processing site in the UK town of Grimsby. The company is…

Canada’s Sofina to acquire Young’s Seafood owner Eight Fifty

Canadian manufacturer Sofina Foods has struck a deal to buy Eight Fifty Food Group, the UK and Irish meat and seafood…

Food groups urge UK government to do more to save tropical forests

Major food groups have joined forces with large UK retailers and agri-food businesses to urge the country's government to do…

Eight Fifty Food Group ‘mulling London flotation’

Eight Fifty Food Group, one of private-equity firm CapVest's two major food platforms in the UK and Ireland, is reportedly…

New products – PepsiCo expands Quaker Porridge to Go bars range in UK; Upfield gives Flora US debut; Princes unveils U.ME cooking oils; Friesland organic formula in Hong Kong

This week's selection of new products includes a Marmite Houmous from Unilever in collaboration with Fresh-Pak, a new protein bar from Kellogg-owned…

Beyond Covid-19 – will frozen food see long-term boost in UK?

Frozen foods, like many consumables, have enjoyed a bounce in the UK during the pandemic, with significant gains in the…

Ireland’s M&M Walshe becomes Eight Fifty Food Group’s first acquisition

Eight Fifty Food Group, the UK-based meat and seafood business created last year through the combination of Karro Food Group…

New products – Oumph debuts sausage, bacon-alternatives; Beyond Meat launches breakfast sausage in US retail; Ella’s Kitchen dairy-free line; Young’s goes for Lighter option

Our coverage of new products this week includes a plant-based breakfast sausage from Beyond Meat and a host of other dairy and…

2019 – The year in food industry M&A

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector…

Karro, Young’s Seafood parent gets new name

The new company housing UK pork supplier Karro Food Group and local peer Young's Seafood has been given a name.…