Plant bakeries producing everything from bread to morning goods and cakes face major issues - ranging from overcapacity to reformulation pressures to reduce levels of salt, fat and sugar. Stay ahead of your competitors with the latest piping hot news in the business.
Samworth Brothers chief executive Alex Knight has said proposed changes to workers’ pay and conditions were prompted by staff concerns.
Scottish family-owned Stag Bakeries has completed a £525,000 expansion of its production plant, warehouse and office space.
High-street baker Greggs has commissioned project management firm Clegg Food Projects to build a new distribution centre.
Bakkavor, the fresh prepared food manufacturer, plans to create 470 new jobs roles across its deli and desserts businesses.
Pladis, the new £3.58bn business formed from Yildiz Holding, is planning an Initial Public Offering (IPO) as early as 2020, with a view to list on the stockmarket in London
Welsh bakery Winning Blend has created 55 new jobs after securing £340,000 of funding from the Wales Economic Growth Fund.
Police were called to the 2 Sisters Food Group’s Pennine Foods factory in Sheffield on Monday (June 6) during strike action by the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU).
Northumbrian Fine Foods (NFF), the gluten-free biscuit manufacturer, is investing £1.2M in new baking production capacity.
Foods that tap into the health and wellbeing agenda provide a “massive opportunity” for industry innovators and entrepreneurs – but making money from healthy products remains a huge challenge.
Almost a quarter (23%) of British adults were told they were anaemic following a blood test, according to a recent YouGov survey for Coeliac UK.
Brand marketing specialist The Market Creative has brought the GH Sheldon family back on to the packaging of some of the nation’s best-loved baked goods.
The Celtic Bakers, a north London baker of hand-crafted breads, cakes and patisserie, has become one of the first users of Rotech’s new RF-Lite sleeve and carton coder.
A Belgian chocolate filling suitable for spreading, piping, or machine injection into a range of baked goods has been introduced by Macphie.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has been accused of failing to protect the bakery industry from misleading information by the lobby group Real Bread Campaign (RBC).
Dramatic CCTV footage of a masked arsonist attacking a London bakery has been released by the Metropolitan Police.
Sugar's negative press is fuelling the growth of alcohol-based sweeteners.
A range of pastes, emulsifiers and caramels made without palm oil has been launched by British Bakels.
Wiltshire bakery firm Haydens Bakery, part of the Real Good Food Company, has been fined £40,000 for safety failings, after one of its workers was injured by a bowl mixer.
Premier Foods has posted group sales up by 0.6% to £771.7M for the 52 weeks ended April 2 2016.
Discount retailer Lidl has recalled three of its products on fears that undeclared allergens were present in some of its foods.
Food and drink sector mergers and acquisitions (M&A) climbed by 11% in the first quarter of this year, with 51 deals completed, according to business consultancy Grant Thornton.
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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has been bought for £935M ($1.3bn) by Kenco coffee owner JAB Holding.
The 2016 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) are now open for entries. So, if your company wants to be recognised for its achievements and join the celebrations at this year's...