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Premier Foods removes 40 tonnes of packaging from iconic Bisto drum

The UK’s No1 gravy will offer more servings in less packaging


Premier Foods' new flexi-working policy serves best of both

New hybrid model will empower office-based colleagues to choose where works best 


Premier Foods strengthens its sustainability team with new ESG hire

Nick Brown has been appointed Director of ESG in a newly created role



We've released our Quarter 1 trading update for the thirteen weeks ...

The Headlines: 

  • Q1 Group sales up 6.3% versus two years ago - at top end of Group’s expectations, Branded sales up 9.3%
  • As expected, sales versus prior year lapping exceptional circumstances of first lockdown
  • Grocery excluding out of home channels up 13% compared to two years ago
  • Strong International performance, building on successful prior year, up 17% on two year basis
  • Sales from strategy of expanding into new categories already delivered over £6m in last 12 months
  • Full year adjusted profit before tax now expected to be at top end of Group expectations


We've released our Preliminary results for the 53 weeks ending 3 Ap...


  • Branded revenue up +13.6% in full year and ahead +7.0% in Q4
  • Trading profit increased +11.9% to £148.3m after increased marketing investment and incremental Covid costs
  • Net debt/EBITDA, (pre-IFRS 16) reduced to 1.9x, the Group’s lowest ever leverage
  • Repaid £190m Floating rate notes in FY20/21 reducing interest costs by c.£10m p.a.; plus ratings agency upgrades
  • Combined pensions surplus of £539.9m
  • New RCF facility to 2024 and launching offer of new £300m 5 year Senior Secured Fixed Rate Notes
  • Proposed final dividend of 1.0 pence per share; reinstated for first time in thirteen years


Premier Foods promotes Hannah Collyer to newly created Corporate Af...

Premier Foods has today announced the promotion of Hannah Collyer to Director of Corporate Affairs and ESG. This is a newly created role, sitting on Premier Foods’s Executive Leadership Team, and reporting to Chief Executive Officer, Alex Whitehouse.


Sharwood's launches first TV advert in five years

Sharwood’s is heading back to UK TV screens for the first time in over five years. As part of a £1m campaign, the brand will showcase that through Sharwood’s Indian range, consumers can be transported on a taste adventure inspired by modern day India’s culture, traditions, flavours and colours. 


What’s cooking: 91% of Brits intend to cook as much, or more, over ...

  • People are experimenting more in the kitchen: on average, one third of households have added a dish to their weekly ‘go-to’ evening meals over the last year
  • While the classics have continued to be popular, lighter options such as fish and potatoes, and meat-free dishes such as vegetarian curry, have seen fast growth
  • Health remains a key priority:  81% of people want to eat more healthily over the year ahead


We've released our Quarter 3 Trading Statement for 13 weeks ended 2...


  • Q3 Group sales up +9.0% and up +12.5% year to date
  • Q3 Branded sales up +12.1% and +16.0% year to date
  • Continuing to outperform the market, gaining volume and value share
  • Online continues to grow strongly, up +90% in Q3
  • Five major brands received advertising investment over Christmas period; more to come in Q4
  • International sales grew +43%; continuing strong trajectory so far this year
  • Further £40m part redemption of Floating Rate Notes due July 2022, saving further £2m p.a. interest costs
  • Net debt/EBITDA now expected to be below 2.0x by year end


Mr Kipling Launches New 30% Less Sugar Viennese Whirls

Mr Kipling has whipped up a whirlwind by introducing 30% Less Sugar Viennese Whirls which will provide a healthier choice for people looking for more permissible cakes.