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.
Pasta made from seaweed and Marmite-flavoured biscuits lead our photgallery of the latest food innovations.
Furniss Biscuits has installed a new modern oven as part of its ongoing investment programme.
The cost of manufacturing food and drink products has risen 4.3% over the past 12 months across all sectors, according to latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Morrisons has cooked up a “dream job” for keen baker Anastasia Duncanson, who was employed to watch the upcoming season seven of the BBC TV show The Great British Bake Off, and react to the...
Sandwich-inspired crisps and water from maple trees lead this month’s photogallery of new food and drink releases.
A Scottish pie and pastry maker has set its sights on working with new food manufacturers after completing the first phase of a £3.6M investment into the site.
Food and farming minister George Eustice opened a new £10M extension to Signature Flatbread’s factory in Dunstable last month (July 4).
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has been forced to apologise to subscribers to its food safety alert system yesterday (August 4), after up to 10 separate emails were sent out in error.
Geary’s Bakery’s plans for a £13M factory could create up to 50 new jobs and double its bread-making production.
High street baker Greggs posted a 6% rise in sales, which were boosted by its under-400 calories range, Balanced Choice.
UK bakery Gilsons, based at Kettering in Northamptonshire, has invested in two spiral systems from freezing and chilling equipment manufacturer Starfrost to help it introduce new products and boost capacity...
Winning a Food Manufacture Excellence Award (FMEA) won widespread industry recognition and boosted team morale, according to five of last year’s leading Oscar winners. There’s still time match their achievements...
Teacake manufacturer Tunnock’s is to create up to 30 jobs at its factory, after announcing a multi-million pound plan to expand its main site in Scotland.
Premier Foods’s boss Gavin Darby claims his recovery strategy is paying off, after the manufacturer reported its fourth consecutive quarter of rising sales.
The lack of a global consensus on recommended wholegrain intake has left consumers in a potential state of confusion over how much they should eat, new research has found.
Allied Bakeries, the Kingsmill and Allinson manufacturer, is planning to close its Chester Road distribution depot in Saltney with the possible loss of 53 jobs.
Finsbury Food Group, the specialty cake and bread manufacturer, said that it was “confident” of delivering strong profits for the year.
Morrison’s Wakefield bakery has reopened, just three days after the site was ravaged by fire.
Hostess Brands – the maker of snack cake Twinkies – has been sold to the private equity firm The Gores Group, with a view to making the company public later this year.
A large fire that ripped through a Morrisons’ bakery was battled through the night by West Yorkshire fire-fighters yesterday (July 3).
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