14 Dec 2001
The Food Standards Agency is to target the catering sector in an
attempt to cut incidents of food poisoning by 20 per cent over the next
An initial six-month PR campaign ...
of food hygiene.
PR will be co-ordinated by the FSA's in-house team, headed by comms
14 Dec 2001
KP Foods has handed consumer PR work for its Hula Hoops brands to
The six-figure appointment comes just a month after Lexis Public
Relations resigned its extensive consumer PR brief with KP parent United
Biscuits, which included work for the crisps brand (PRWeek, 2 ...
26 Oct 2001
| by MARY COWLETT
PR Team: Weber Shandwick Worldwide
Campaign: Save Our Takeaways
Timescale: July -August
This summer, SnackStop, the pasta meal from Crosse & Blackwell, launched
a spoof campaign, fronted by former strong-man Geoff Capes, to 'Save Our
26 Oct 2001
Chilled pizza firm Stateside Foods, which makes more than 100
million pizzas a year, has turned to NP to handle its consumer and B2B
Stateside appointed NP, formerly known as Northern Profile, after a
three-way pitch on a brief to provide media relations and product
12 Oct 2001
OBSERVER: Observer Food Monthly will include a
Sainsbury's-sponsored culinary guide to Italian regions on 14 October.
The 32-page A5 supplement will focus on six areas, showcasing the
supermarket's range of Italian food. OFM was launched last year,
following the success of Observer Sports Monthly.
05 Oct 2001
FOOD: The Red Consultancy has picked up the PR business for McCain
Foods, the company best known for its range of oven chips. Red will
handle product and crisis PR work. McCain is also using PR for the first
time as part of a brand development drive.
14 Sep 2001
Starfish Communications is to promote a range of cake mixes in a
consumer-focused campaign for McDougalls Foods, a division of food giant
Rank Hovis McDougall.
The initial focus of the work ...
mixes, particularly to the food media, required an innovative approach:
10 Aug 2001
| by PETER SIMPSON
Wild Card PR has been appointed to handle PR for the forthcoming
BBC Good Food Show consumer exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham.
The London agency was hired by Consumer Exhibitions after a two ...
by account manager, Nishita Chanrai, who
will report to Good Food Show director Laura Biggs ...
29 Jun 2001
UKTV, the joint venture between the BBC and content provider
Flextech, plans to launch a specialist channel, UK Food, in November. It
will be up against Taste CFN, which was launched as Carlton Food Network
in 1996 and rebranded in April following the sale of a 50 per cent stake
to J ...
08 Jun 2001
| by ANDY ALLEN
Technology specialist Argyll Consultancies has bought Brook Public
Relations in a bid to boost its offering in food and leisure.
Brook, which specialises in the food, leisure ...
to specialise in areas like food and leisure and
Kaizo has specialised in IT there's been no client conflict ...