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Malton Foods Re-launches Chesswood Creamed Mushrooms



North Yorkshire based, Malton Foods, part of the Zwanenberg Food Group Uk, has re-launched its iconic Chesswood Creamed Mushrooms in a new and convenient microwaveable pot.

After ceasing production of the canned creamy mushrooms product nearly a 12 months ago, following a business decision to exit from the canned grocery category and move into new ambient formats in rigid and flexible plastics. Consumers can now enjoy the great taste of Chesswood Creamed Mushrooms in a quicker, more convenient way.

The new 200g microwaveable pots have been launched in response to increase in requests for Chesswood mushrooms from customers, who were desperate to find a replacement for their canned favourite, which is frequently used on toast as a quick snack or as an ingredient in pies and vol au vents.

Robert Burns, marketing controller at Malton Foods, said: “We are delighted to announce the relaunch of Chesswood Creamed Mushrooms, in response to the growing number of requests via email, letter and phone from shoppers – it is much loved brand with consumers, and now we are pleased to announce, it is now back, in a convenient and handy, 200g microwaveable pot.”

“Chesswood Creamed Mushrooms is all about mushrooms made simple and this new, convenient format really reflects this. It’s the same great recipe and taste that consumers loved in a can, but now it’s in a pot.

“We have listened and responded to feedback from our customers, when relaunching this iconic product,” Robert added. “We are passionate about mushrooms and our dedicated team is committed to bringing customers more new and exciting Chesswood products in the near future.”

The new microwaveable pots of creamed mushrooms were launched in December 2015 – at a retail price of £1.19 – and are now available through independent retailers in the North West and Manchester, as well as Booths Stores across the North East, Manchester and Yorkshire with further listings to follow throughout 2016.

For more information about Chesswood Creamed Mushrooms or any other Malton Foods products, please contact 01653 605 911.


About Malton Foods

Malton Foods is a rapidly evolving producer of convenience foods, with over 50 years’ experience within both the foodservice and retail markets we produce a range of ambient convenience products in rigid & flexible multi-layer barrier packaging.

Malton Foods Ltd supply a range of well-known brands within the ambient food category including Tyne, Chesswood, Pot Stuff, Wayfayrer and Westlers, in addition to retailers own label brands.

Malton Foods is part of Zwanenberg UK, the UK arm of the Zwanenberg Food Group BV, which is a family owned food group with manufacturing sites in Holland, The UK and the US.


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