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, Iglo Food Group and Dawn Foods all made top line appointments as part of their preparations for expansion in 2016.
A Swansea woman was “horrified” to find a swarm of flies inside the packaging of a Greggs’ baguette she bought for her son.
Dr Oetker has teamed up with Essex baker Juliet Sear to launch the “world’s first” edible Christmas jumper.
Three food and drink manufacturers have posted positive financial results, with Finsbury Food Group seeing a jump in revenue and Britvic and First Milk reporting profit rises.
Bakkavor has created 160 jobs at its Newark desserts business in a bid to meet increased demand.
Premier Foods’s recovery strategy is “starting to bear fruit”, according to City analyst Investec, after the manufacturer posted its first quarterly branded sales rise in two years last week....
Moy Park, Premier Foods and 2 Sisters Food Group were among the 11 businesses that graced the stage at the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs) earlier this month to collect...
Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has posted a £9.3M profit after tax for the six months to September 30 2015, largely off the back of the sale of its Napier...
William and Charles Eid have big plans now they are back at the helm of Signature Flatbreads, the 50:50 joint venture with Aryzta. The brothers spoke to Rick Pendrous
Signature International, which already has a production facility built to European standards in the city of Nashik – 200 miles north of Mumbai – has plans to build 20 flatbread manufacturing...
An edible poster campaign has helped Premier Foods (Mr Kipling) win the coveted Bakery manufacturing company of the year in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs)...
A further high-speed carton conveyor system has been supplied to an unnamed UK cereal manufacturer by materials handling specialist Astec Conveyors, following the success of previous installations.
New die technology developed by bakery equipment specialist Baker Perkins for the snack industry extends the co-extrusion process by producing tubes containing two fillings.
A compact stand-alone robotic cutting cell, specifically for use in the food industry, has been developed by Mitsubishi Electric Automation and Western Mechanical Handling (WMH) UK.
Premium rustic breadmaker Délifrance UK has unveiled the results of a £30M investment programme at its west London bakery, which has boosted its capacity for supplying frozen products to foodservice...
Morrisons has opened a new front in the supermarket price war with a pledge to make its own sandwiches in store, battling the upper crust chains in a bid to...
The planned closure of a General Mills factory, threatening 265 jobs, has been described as a “devastating blow” for Berwick-upon-Tweed.
A number of food manufacturers have added a spooky touch to their products in a bid to tap into demand for Halloween gifts.
The crisp and snack market will continue to grow despite greater public focus on sugar, salt and fat content in foods, according to the boss of one snack firm.
New faces coming in to lead the boards of Asda, Waitrose and First Milk lead our latest selection of food and drink industry people on the move.
Pork pie manufacturer Pork Farms has helped New Zealand reach the Rugby World Cup final by treating the All Blacks team to a special rugby ball shaped pie.
Délifrance UK’s £30M investment in its Southall site has helped it commit to innovative new products and its staff, according to the firm’s boss.
Délifrance UK has completed its £30M investment at its Southall bakery in a bid to boost capacity at the former Premier Foods Le Pain Croustillant site.
Manufacturing own-label products alongside its branded free-from bakery items has helped Genius Foods build stronger relationships with retailers, according to the firm’s boss.
Frozen bread company Speciality Breads is set to open a £3M bakery, allowing a four-fold increase in production capacity.