Greencore is under pressure to table a viable counter-bid by March 2 to beat Ranjit Boparan in the struggle to takeover Northern Foods, but still has advantages on its side if it does do so, says one City analyst.
United Biscuits (UB) has announced plans to shed around 85 jobs at its McVitie's biscuit factory in Glasgow, and has begun a consultation with staff and unions in a bid to ensure voluntary rather than compulsory redundancies.
A considerable number of workers at Hovis's bakery in Avonmouth could face redundancy as a result of plans to invest £4-5m in automating site processes, the Bakers Food & Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) has confirmed.
More than 40 food and drink manufacturers in the US and Canada are experimenting with a new breed of microscopic salt crystals from UK-based firm Eminate enabling firms to slash sodium and retain their clean-labels.
Burton’s Foods’ proposals to close its biscuit factory in Moreton would significantly increase costs for Manor Bakeries and Typhoo Tea, which share the same site, Labour MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle has warned.
Burton's Foods has challenged claims made by Labour MP Angela Eagle that it has reneged on promises made to staff at its Moreton biscuits factory in the Wirral and failed to give them access to the data they need to challenge its plans to close the...
The firm behind a new breed of microscopic salt crystals that is helping manufacturers slash sodium and retain their clean-labels has branched out into the retail market with the development of a consumer product called Solti.