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.
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.
Fires, some linked to suspected arson, have continued to devastate food factories and other premises connected to the sector over the past six months. Here’s a quick photo tour of...
Vitafoods Europe 2016 opened its doors to the world’s healthy food and nutrition industry in Geneva this week. Here we capture some of the show’s big themes delivered by the social...
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...
UK food manufacturers are losing millions of pounds, due to a big rise in EU red tape concerning unreported allergens on food packaging forcing up product recalls, warns new research...
Food and drink manufacturers need to learn from other industries, such as the insurance sector, and use a “systems approach” to identifying fraudulent activity in their businesses, a leading academic...
High street baker Greggs has confirmed plans to close three bakeries, while posting total sales up by 5.7% for the 18 weeks to May 7.
Premier Foods and Nissin Foods Holdings Company have entered into a relationship agreement on terms and conditions, following the announcement by US spices firm McCormick that it was withdrawing its...
Addo Food Group – the Poole-based food manufacturer formerly known as Pork Farms – has agreed to recognise Unite following a positive meeting with union representatives earlier today (Friday, April 29).
Kerry Group has posted a 2.9% growth in business volumes, driven by its Taste & nutrition and Consumer food divisions in first quarter results, thanks partly to its children’s snack product...
Union GMB is planning to stage a series of protests outside supermarket chains Lidl and Morrisons, over a dispute at Warburtons-owned supplier Giles Foods.
Hovis has appointed Nish Kankiwala as its new ceo, replacing Martyn Wilks who is to retire.
Food and drink manufacturers have denied claims made by consumer pressure group Which? that shrinking the pack size of products was a “sneaky way of increasing prices”.
Luxury biscuit and cracker manufacturer Thomas J Fudge’s (TJF’s) has ended 100 years of family ownership, after a management buyout with help from investors.
Finsbury Food Group, the cake and bread manufacturer, has appointed Zoe Morgan as non-executive director.
A bakery firm has been ordered to pay more than £7,000, after a worker’s hand was trapped by a pastry lid maker.
Premier Foods shares plunged by up to 30% this morning, after US spice firm McCormick ditched its takeover bid for the Mr Kipling manufacturer.
Délifrance UK's Frank Bird tells Noli Dinkovski how a varied career has led to his current strategic role.