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Our new corporate charity partner for 2020-2022 is Together for Sho...

Aiming to raise £200,000 over a two year partnership, we’ve twinned each of our sites with a local hospice to help provide much needed funds to ensure families in our communities are supported and have access to the very best care that is available.


Strategic review concluded with landmark pensions agreement, Update...

Premier Foods plc today confirms it has concluded its strategic review announced on 27 February 2019 and announces a transformational agreement with its pensions schemes. The Group also provides an update on current Trading and on the impact on the Group of the COVID-19 outbreak.


Mr Kipling and Cadbury sweet treats hop onto shelves this Easter

Mr Kipling has returned with a selection of Easter favourites.  Back by popular demand, the Mr Kipling Egg Fancies are a seasonal twist on a Mr Kipling classic! Bite into the delicious sponge to uncover the perfect fondant yolk.


Trio of Mini Pies and Tarts from Mr Kipling

  • The range includes Mr Kipling Mini Bakewells (lemon, cherry and caramel), Mr Kipling Mini Fruit Pies (apple & blackcurrant, Bramley apple and cherry) and Mr Kipling Sponge Tarts (almond & raspberry, double chocolate and lemon & coconut)


Mr Kipling Adds Some Zest to Reduced Sugar Range

  • Mr Kipling has extended its range of better-for-you cake products with the launch of Mr Kipling Lemon Slices containing 30% less sugar


Our 2019/20 Q3 Trading Statement

This morning we released our Quarter 3 Trading Statement for 13 weeks ended 28 December 2019


Festive Treats from Mr Kipling and Cadbury Cakes

  • Premier Foods has launched new festive additions to its Mr Kipling and Cadbury Cakes ranges to help retailers capitalise on the significant opportunity Christmas presents
  • New additions for Mr Kipling include a new selection pack of Mini Mince Pies, as well as extensions to the popular seasonal slices and fancies ranges
  • The Cadbury Cakes range has also undergone a packaging refresh bringing it in line with the confectionary range


Our Half year results for the 26 weeks ended 28 September 2019

Financial headlines

  • Half year Group revenue up +2.4%; Q2 Group revenue up +3.6%
  • H1 Branded revenue up +4.3%; Q2 Branded revenue up +5.6%
  • Trading profit ahead in addition to increased marketing investment
  • Adjusted profit before tax up +5.0% to £31.7m
  • Statutory profit before tax £15.0m; profit after tax £12.3m, both reversing prior year losses
  • Net debt £38.8m lower than a year ago on pre-IFRS 16 leases basis at £470.7m
  • On track to meet 3.0x Net debt/EBITDA by year end
  • Combined pensions surplus £588.7m (30 March 2019: £373.1m)
Strategic & operational headlines
  • Refocused Executive Leadership Team to increase consumer, customer and operational focus
  • Sustained quarterly branded growth fuelled by successful innovation strategy
  • Consumer marketing investment increased in H1 and set to continue in H2
  • Exciting innovation pipeline for H2, including new plant-based brand ‘Plantastic’ now in market
  • Increased rate of debt reduction due to strong underlying cash generation
  • International business returned to growth – Q2 revenue up +6%
  • Strategic review nearing conclusion 


New Plantastic range out now!

New Plantastic products will appeal to a growing number of health-conscious shoppers, looking for plant-based products on the go as part of flexible diets


Mr Kipling Signature Range

Mr Kipling is expanding its cake range with the launch of its new premium range, Signature Collection.