The forecourt and fast food empire owned by Mohsin and Zuber Issa has scooped up Cooplands, adding the UK’s second largest bakery chain to its growing portfolio of brands that includes Greggs, Starbucks, KFC and Subway.
Munchy Seeds, Simply Seedz and Miss Nang Treats are taking seeds to the next level, while Rootles and Nature’s Garden is taking the guesswork out of snacking healthy. We also get an exclusive peak into Asda’s Extra Special launches for Christmas.
A UK campaign group has called for stricter regulations on the
formulation and labelling of supermarket bakery bread, after
consumer group Which? found that some fresh loaves contain twice as
much salt as others.
UK speciality cake and bread producer Finsbury Foods is expecting
healthy profits in 2005 and claims to have reversed last year's
nightmare Christmas period, despite mixed reports from many
multiple retailers, reports Chris Mercer.
UK supplier of oriental chilled ready meals, Kwoks Foods, has
launched a new product range for one of the UK's largest
supermarkets. The new Asda range of Thai food has already launched
in one trial store, with another planned...
More rumours have surfaced regarding UK retailer Safeway - this
time that it is to be acquired by the Royal Bank of Scotland and
its stores sold off to rival supermarket groups. The rumours have
once again been dismissed by analysts.