Ambient foods

Premier has dispelled rumours that it is to sell its Batchelors brand to Nissin

Premier Foods dispels rumours of Batchelors sale

By James Ridler

Mr Kipling manufacturer Premier Foods has quashed rumours that it plans to sell its Batchelors brand to key shareholder Nissin Foods Holdings, after media reports claimed a deal between the two companies was about to be agreed.

Burts's md David Nairn has ambitious growth plans

Burts buys popcorn maker Savoury & Sweet

By Rick Pendrous

Burts Potato Chips has purchased Leicester-based popcorn and healthy snacks firm Savoury & Sweet for an undisclosed sum in its first acquisition since the company was founded in 1997.

FEI Foods has created 70 jobs at its new factory in Llantrisant, south Wales. Left to right: Paul Williams (Lloyds Bank), Lloyd Williams (FEI Foods) and Richard Stevenson (Lloyds Bank)

FEI Foods creates 70 jobs at new factory

By James Ridler

Microwavable rice and grain products manufacturer FEI Foods is to create 70 jobs at a new factory in south Wales, after securing £19M in funding from Lloyds Bank.

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