Premier Foods Plc


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Nine Months 2019 Premier Foods PLC Earnings Call

Latest Developments


Premier Foods Appoints UK Managing Director Alex Whitehouse As CEO

Premier Foods Says 88.04% Votes Cast In Favour Of Approving Directors' Remuneration Report

Premier Foods Q1 Sales Rise, Affirms FY Forecast


About Premier Foods Plc

Premier Foods plc is a food company. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of branded and own label food and beverage products. The Company's segments include Grocery, Sweet Treats and International. The Grocery segment primarily sells savory ambient food products. The Sweet Treats segment sells sweet ambient food products. The International segment has been aggregated within the Grocery segment for reporting purposes. The Company offers a range of brands, such as Ambrosia, Bisto, OXO, Paxo, Sharwood's, Loyd Grossman, Homepride, Batchelors, Smash, Bird's, Paul Hollywood, Marvel and Angel Delight. Its Grocery strategic business unit (SBU) includes cooking sauces and accompaniments, flavors and seasonings, Quick meals and soups, and ambient desserts. Its Sweet Treats SBU includes the Company's cake brands, such as Mr. Kipling, Cadbury and Lyons. Its International SBU is focused on new markets across the world.


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Contact Info

Premier House, Centrium, Griffiths Way


Executive Leadership

Colin R. Day

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alex Whitehouse

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Duncan Leggett

Acting Chief Financial Officer

Simon Rose

General Counsel, Company Secretary

Richard Hodgson

Senior Independent Director

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1.67 mean rating - 3 analysts
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Latest News

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Premier Foods makes Mr Kipling boss its new CEO

Bisto gravy and Oxo cube maker Premier Foods <PFD.L> named its UK business chief Alex Whitehouse as its new CEO on Friday, handing him the task of reviving the company which has been under pressure since a failed takeover bid three years ago.

Premier Foods appoints new CEO, says finance head to step down

Bisto gravy and OXO cube maker Premier Foods on Friday appointed Alex Whitehouse as its new chief executive officer and said its finance head Alastair Murray would step down.

Mr Kipling campaign powers Premier Foods growth

Bisto gravy and OXO cube maker Premier Foods <PFD.L> reported higher group sales in the first quarter as its Mr Kipling cakes and Batchelors brands benefited from a TV advertising push.

Mr Kipling campaign stirs Premier Foods growth

Bisto gravy and OXO cube maker Premier Foods reported higher group sales in the first-quarter as its Mr Kipling cakes and Batchelors brands benefitted from a TV advertising push.

Premier Foods chairman Hamill to retire

Premier Foods Plc said Chairman Keith Hamill would retire from his role in July, leaving the two top positions at the British company to be filled on a permanent basis.

Premier Foods chairman to retire in July

Premier Foods Plc said on Thursday that Chairman Keith Hamill would retire from his role at the company's annual meeting in July after two years in the job.

BUZZ-Premier Foods: Mr Kipling sale would be exceedingly good

** Media reported over weekend co looking to sell Mr Kipling cakes brand, paving way for a possible breakup

Mr Kipling makeover helps boost Premier Foods profit

A relaunch of its venerable Mr Kipling cake brand helped Premier Foods Plc to report higher annual profit on Tuesday as the company seeks a new leader.

Premier Foods posts higher annual profit, warns on slower first half

Premier Foods Plc reported a higher annual pretax profit on Tuesday, boosted by growth in its largest brand Mr Kipling cakes and restructuring initiatives, but warned that the first half of the fiscal year would be slower.

Ex-Weetabix chief Turrell approached about top job at Premier Foods - Sky News

Ex-Weetabix chief executive Giles Turrell is among a number of candidates approached to become CEO of Britain's Premier Foods Plc, Sky News reported on Saturday, without citing any sources.

UPDATE 2-Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods to review its businesses

* Dropped plan to sell Ambrosia brand (Adds details on board changes, background)

Premier Foods to conduct review of operations

Premier Foods Plc said on Wednesday it would review options after talks with its top shareholders.

Premier Foods drops plans to sell dessert brand Ambrosia

Mr Kipling cakes maker Premier Foods Plc said it has decided against selling Ambrosia rice pudding and custards brand to cut debt of over £500 million, citing a tough business climate that could have dented the deal value.

Premier Foods says CEO Darby will get at least 1 million pound exit deal

(Corrects fourth paragraph of this Feb. 8 story to say Darby's departure was not related to shareholder revolt.)

Activist investor Paulson raises stake in Britain's Premier Foods

Paulson & Co, the hedge fund firm led by billionaire investor John Paulson, has upped its overall interest in Britain's Premier Foods Plc to 11.9 percent, a regulatory filing showed on Friday.

Premier Foods sticks to full-year profit view as third-quarter revenue dips

Mr Kipling cakes maker Premier Foods Plc <PFD.L> stuck to its full-year profit forecast even though logistics issues and oversupply dented overall sales in the third quarter.

Premier Foods names finance chief as acting CEO

Premier Foods Plc, the maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy, on Thursday named Finance Chief Alastair Murray as acting chief executive officer, as it looks for a permanent replacement for ousted boss Gavin Darby.

Premier Foods moves to Brexit-proof supplies of Oxo cubes, Mr Kipling cakes

Premier Foods <PFD.L> will start stockpiling ingredients and packaging to ensure Britain doesn't run out of store cupboard favourites such as Oxo stock cubes and Mr Kipling cakes in the event it crashes out of the European Union without a deal.

Premier Foods CEO Darby quits after shareholder revolt

The chief executive of Oxo-cube maker Premier Foods <PFD.L> is stepping down under pressure from an activist investor after failing to halt a share price slide since a proposed takeover fell through two years ago.

Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby to step down

Premier Foods Chief Executive Gavin Darby is stepping down, four months after he survived a shareholder revolt to oust him from the top job.

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