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.
Crantock Bakery is considering expanding to a second factory after the installation of a flow wrapping machine from a company called KernPack enabled it to expand production almost six-fold.
More than 200 jobs have been created in the Humber’s food industry, following a £1.4M investment from a local enterprise partnership (LEP).
Morrisons’ announcement that former Tesco boss Andrew Higginson would take over as chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015 leads our selection of the latest people on the move...
The Kellogg Company has been forced to launch an investigation after a Portsmouth woman found a dead mouse in a box of Kellogg’s Crunchy Nut cereal.
More than 800 job cuts have been proposed at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Gunstones bakery and Avana Bakeries, previously owned by 2 Sisters and now owned by Utopia Foods.
Hovis marketing director Matt Hunt has announced his decision to leave the business to join digital marketing firm Futureproof.
Bread and other yeast-leavened bakery products can become sources of vitamin D with Lallemand’s VitaD baker’s yeast, following market authorisation from the European Commission (EC).
Twitter users have come to the defence of high street baker Greggs after a fake and offensive logo replaced its logo on Google and went viral.
Pork Farms Group has bought Kerry Foods’s chilled savoury pastry factories at Poole, Dorset, and Spalding in Lincolnshire for an undisclosed sum.
A food company has been fined after an agency worker had the tips of two fingers ripped off in unguarded machinery at a Newport bakery.
Demand for baking ingredients and kits is set to crumble as health conscious consumers look to avoid sugar and spend less time in the home, according to a report by...
A steel fabricator contracted by Fox’s Biscuits faces costs of £17,885 after a worker was horrifically burned after deviating from agreed safety procedures.
Free-from foods are set to storm the foodservice sector, as consumers continue to exclude things like gluten and dairy from their diets, those working in the sector have predicted.
Arguments in favour of fortifying bread flour with folic acid to reduce neural tube defects in foetuses have come under attack, following new research which shows unprocessed folic acid in...
Adams Foods Ingredients (AFI) aims to double annual sales to £80M within five years, according to md Gary Wells.
The closure of Allied Bakeries’ Orpington plant in Kent threatens up to 170 jobs and local MP Jo Johnson has demanded answers from Allied’s parent company Associated British Foods (ABF).
Haydens Bakery has restructured its operations by securing more contracts to safeguard jobs and prevent a similar situation to 2 Sisters’ Avana Bakeries site, where 650 jobs were at risk.
Many food and drink businesses have packed their wellies and tents and taken their products to trade at UK music festivals this summer.
Channel 4 highlighted a food industry under pressure in its Dispatches documentary, broadcast on August 4, claiming suppliers were forced to cut corners as supermarkets refused to pass on more of their profits....
Lesaffre has sold UK food distributor BFP Wholesale Limited (BFP) to private equity consortium Zimt Holding for an undisclosed sum.
Anti-competitive behaviour from Associated British Foods (ABF) has stunted The Real Good Food Company’s (RGFC’s) final year sales, its chairman has claimed.
Food and drink firms should target UK music festivals to engage with thousands of potential new consumers, according to the boss of Genius Foods.
A major stake in New Britain Palm Oil, which supplies UK manufacturers, is being targeted by Malaysian conglomerate Sime Darby, part of the consortium that acquired Battersea Power Station.
Greggs boss Roger Whiteside received praise from City analyst Shore Capital, after the high street baker reported total sales up by 3.1% to £373M in first half results to June 28....
The UK is home to the world’s most expensive sandwich, salad, ham and loaf bread, according to a personal finance website.
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