Bakery

Honeytop: Rapid expansion

Honeytop to open new bakery in India in Q2, 2011

By Elaine Watson

Honeytop Speciality Foods has invested £3m to build a new factory in India that will supply naan bread and chapattis to India and the wider Asian and Australian markets.

Duffy: Loyal and diversified customer base

Finsbury's cake division returns to growth

By Elaine Watson

Finsbury Food Group's larger cake division has returned to growth following last year's decline, posting organic growth of 2.5% in the first 17 weeks of the financial year, bosses have revealed.

BFAWU strike ballot called off at Fox’s Biscuits

BFAWU strike ballot called off at Fox’s Biscuits

By Elaine Watson

A strike ballot called by the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) at Fox’s Biscuits’ factories at Kirkham and Batley has been called off due to ‘technical’ glitches.

Cleaner work with cheese

Cleaner work with cheese

Growth in demand for premium speciality breads has created challenges for bakers in terms of both production and costs. Toppings like butter, cheese and garlic can be extremely volatile, and if they drop into the bottom of an oven can become baked onto...

CASH: Muffins contain more salt than a packet of crisps

CASH: Muffins contain more salt than a packet of crisps

By Elaine Watson

Muffins found in high street coffee chains frequently contain more salt than a packet of crisps, according to lobby group CASH (Consensus Action on Salt & Health), which has blasted the food industry for the seventh time this year, this time for adding...

Greggs unveils ambitious expansion plans

Greggs unveils ambitious expansion plans

By Elaine Watson

Greggs has unveiled ambitious expansion plans, submitting a planning application for a new bakery in Wiltshire and securing permission to build a new bakery in Penrith and a replacement bakery in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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