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convenience food

Food in which one or more steps in preparation have been completed before the product is offered for retail sale. Examples include frozen vegetables, bake mixes, heat-and-serve foods, and ready-to-eat foods.
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Increasing demand for convenience foods, functional foods, and baked goods, coupled with the constantly changing lifestyles, has increased the demand for baked products in China and other developing Asian economies.
Northern Foods also Goodfella's pizzas, said recent hot weather had hit European crops, driving up its raw materials costs, while denting sales of convenience foods.
Third, accelerate the growth of its convenience foods business.
The company has introduced new safeguards to ensure food quality and sales of its frozen and chilled convenience foods have recently picked up.
Greencore produces and supplies convenience foods and ingredients to the consumer, industrial and food-service markets.Country: , IrelandSector: Food/Beverages/TobaccoTarget: Greencore Group plc Buyer: Unnamed buyerType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Bidding, Talks
Cauldron's premium Winter Bake is being launched as a seasonal special for this Christmas period that will appeal to vegetarians and mainstream consumers that like imaginative convenience foods.
You'll find 150 recipes using convenience foods (including conned beans) along with grains, fresh fruits and vegetables.
Bell explained that the acquisition was triggered by the growing demand for top-quality convenience foods in Germany.
Continuing commercial success at Cauldron Foods (Tel: 01275 818448), the Company behind the innovative Cauldron brand of vegetarian and organic convenience foods, has led to structural changes including the newly created position of Director of Sales.