Indulgence Patisserie moved into a new £2.5m factory in 2014

Desserts maker fined £50k after factory fall

By Noli Dinkovski

An Essex-based desserts maker has been fined £50,000 after the managing director’s mother seriously injured her pelvis falling through fragile ceiling tiles.

Last year’s overall winner was SK Chilled Foods

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards finalists announced

By Rod Addy

Coca-Cola European Partners, PepsiCo, Weetabix, Tulip, ABP, Finsbury Food Group, Synergy Flavours, Greencore and Soanes Poultry are among the finalists for this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards. And what better platform to cover the full list...

The facilities are responsible for the production of items including baguettes, flatbreads, doughballs, ciabattas and focaccias

Bakkavor Bread plants to recruit 200 workers

By Rod Addy

Demand for its chilled artisan bakery products has driven Bakkavor Bread to launch a recruitment drive at its two Crewe and Nantwich factories, according to the business.

The new Rich Products site is expected to open at the end of this year

Rich Products to open new production facility

By Aidan Fortune

International sweet bakery supplier Rich Products has announced plans to open a new state-of-the-art production site in Andover as part of a major restructure of all of its manufacturing in the UK.

Weetabix was bought by US firm Post Holdings for £1.4bn in 2017

Weetabix looks to consolidate Corby factories

By Noli Dinkovski

Weetabix has drawn up plans to close one of its Corby factories but has vowed to protect as many jobs as possible by upgrading the facilities at its second site in the town.

While mainly active in licensed celebration cakes, Finsbury also produces a range of breads and morning goods

Finsbury Food buys free-from baker Ultrapharm

By Rod Addy

Finsbury Food Group has bolstered its capabilities in gluten-free bread and morning goods with the acquisition of manufacturer Ultrapharm, just five years after selling off much of its free-from business to Genius.

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