Frozen Pies Coming To Marks & Spencer In UK

Wrights Food Group and Marks & Spencer debut a year-round collection of bakery specials, as well as seasonal items.

The pie line-up consists of Ratatouille Galette – an all butter, puff pastry open pie topped with vegetables; Chicken, Ham Hock & Leek Pie (frozen) – this pie features British chicken, shredded ham hock and sliced leeks in a creamy white wine sauce, in puff pastry and topped with breadcrumbs and herbs; Three Cheese & Potato Pie (frozen) – thinly sliced potatoes are layered with mature cheddar, mozzarella & Regato sauce in puff pastry topped with breadcrumbs and herbs; Layered Christmas Turkey Pie (frozen) – this Christmas limited-edition pie sees turkey, layered with cranberry sauce, pork, leek & sage stuffing, and a turkey gravy encased in puff pastry; British Beef Bourguignon & Dauphinoise Pie (frozen) – a winter special as part of M&S’ Collection range, this pie is filled with slow cooked beef in a red wine & mushroom sauce encased in all butter puff pastry and topped with creamy, garlicky potatoes.

“We’re delighted to continue our partnership with Wrights Food Group to bring customers an even bigger selection of high-quality, convenient comfort foods this winter,” said M&S frozen food buyer Pippa Masters. “We’ve seen a growing demand for luxury dinner centrepieces that can be easily cooked from frozen as customers continue to prioritise easy at-home entertaining, and these indulgent mains really do make it as easy as pie to host friends and family at short notice.”

As one of the UK’s leading food manufacturers, Wrights Food Group supplies a wide range of savoury products, cakes and ready meals to many of the UK’s top restaurant brands, food service distributors, and independent bakers, as well as 26 overseas export markets. The company started in 1926, when John James Wright started providing quality, wholesome food for the ordinary working people of Stoke-on-Trent. Wrights Food Group still makes the first product they ever sold — a meat and potato pie — using the same 11 original ingredients.