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Dorset Cereals is to move to a new £5.5m factory in Poole. Image courtesy of Flickr user Vega Photo

Dorset Cereals reveals £5.5m factory move

By James Ridler

Dorset Cereals has revealed plans to move its production to a new £5.5m factory in Poole, the fourth relocation for the company in its history.

The UK could emerge from Brexit better off, claimed the minister of state for trade and investment

Minister optimistic on UK’s future post Brexit

By Rod Addy

The UK can emerge from Brexit in a better position than it is now, but it will involve strict focus and hard work on priority areas such as driving down costs, according to Lord Mark Price, minister of state for trade and investment.

The prospective sale of Young's Seafood has caused confusion regarding its Pinneys site

Young’s sale muddies Pinneys situation

By Aidan Fortune

The owners of Young’s Seafood have confirmed that the business is up for sale, causing further confusion for the 450 jobs at risk at its Pinneys site in Annan.

Dunbia is to the close the Felinfach plant

Dunbia closes Felinfach plant with loss of 34 jobs

By Michelle Perrett

Meat processor Dunbia has said it will be forced to close its manufacturing facility in Felinfach, West Wales next month, with the loss of 34 jobs, following a notice of termination on the lease from its landlord.

ABF's grocery businesses recouped the loss from its sugar division

ABF battles sugar losses in interim results

By James Ridler

Associated British Foods (ABF) continued to battle falling sales of sugar in the 24 weeks to 3 March 2018, as it reported profit growth across all of its other businesses in its interim results.

Unlike profit figures, the strength of business relationships are hard to define

How to benchmark business relationships

By Rick Pendrous

A new business relationship management and benchmarking subscription service for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands and suppliers, launched by Food Manufacture’s publisher William Reed, is gaining increased traction within the sector.

Mash direct has secured a listing in Waitrose

Mash Direct secures Waitrose listing

By James Ridler

Ready meals and prepared vegetable supplier Mash Direct has secured a deal, for an undisclosed sum, to supply upmarket retailer Waitrose.

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