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.
A sandwich manufacturer has been ordered to pay more than £117,000 and its director £50,000, after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck.
Bako North Western’s (BNW’s) turnover will rise to over £100M and its staff to 330, following the acquisition of sister company Bako Northern and Scotland (BNS) for an undisclosed amount....
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is probing the threat of salmonella from wafers, after four products – linked to a single supplier in the Netherlands – were recalled last week.
Biscuit manufacturer United Biscuits (UB) has revealed £10M investment plans for its Jacob’s Cream Crackers factory.
Cupcakes containing soya and chocolate fruit mix containing nuts are among the products that have been recalled over the past week.
The UK food and drink manufacturing and processing industry is set for growth of between 3–4% in the short to medium term, while reaching a value of about of £113.1bn...
Brace’s Bakery’s recently appointed ceo Scott Richardson has begun refreshing its board of directors with three new appointments.
A report questioning whether packaged bread manufacturers in the UK could be facing a terminal decline in sales of their products, has been published by Euromonitor International.
Allied Bakeries’ Stevenage site has come to the end of a £31M investment, Russell Zaple tells Nicholas Robinson all about it.
Food and drink industry leaders have slammed government proposals to ditch food technology at A level, claiming it could seriously damage the sector, while Twitter erupted in a storm of...
Business partners wanting to develop a range of gluten-free products received an offer on Dragons’ Den last night (August 9) and then blew it.
Allied Bakeries, owner of the Kingsmill, Burgen, Sunblest and Allinson brands, is to cut 23 jobs in a streamlining exercise.
French grain co-operative Limagrain is using the latest gene selection techniques and advanced computer technology to speed up the development of wheat and maize varieties with characteristics that provide benefits...
Gluten-free product launches accounted for 10% of new food products globally, which was partly due to better labelling rules, new data from Innova Market Insights has shown.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched a gluten-free labelling guide for food manufacturers.
Kellogg, the US cereals company, has suffered a fall in net sales and reported operating profit for the second quarter to July 4 2015.
Cake Décor has invested hundreds of thousands of pounds in new production equipment to help it produce innovative new products.
Morrisons, Britain’s second largest fresh food manufacturer and fourth largest retailer, has appointed Clare Grainger as its new group human resources (HR) director.
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Multivac will be exhibiting a wide range of packaging equipment for bakery products, cakes, pastries and snacks at the iba show, which takes place in Munich from September 12 to 17.
Implementing the National Living Wage could wreak havoc across the UK’s food and drink industry, the credit rating agency Moody’s warned before several major UK manufacturers raised their concerns....
Nestlé should put its controversial pension changes on hold in order to safeguard up to 7,600 workers losing thousands of pounds in retirement income, both Unite and the GMB unions...
Strong food-on-the-go sales helped high street baker Greggs to a 6.4% rise in total sales to £398M in first half results for the 26 weeks to July 4.
“Newcastle should be toasting, or is that sausage rolling Greggs today, after another impressive update,” is how city analyst Shore Capital summed up the high street baker’s half-year results....
Premier Foods has reported sliding sales in its first quarter results to July 4, due to this year’s early Easter, ahead of its annual general meeting yesterday.