Bakery

The Orginal Baker focuses on the deli market and quality products

ME AND MY TEAM

Original thinking from The Original Baker

By Noli Dinkovski

Gill Ridgard, managing director of The Original Baker (pictured centre), explains why her latest venture is firmly focused on quality products for the deli market.

Puratos’s new summer mixes and fillings can be used in a variety of applications

Puratos launches summer-themed cake ingredients

By Noli Dinkovski

Ingredients maker Puratos has unveiled new cake mix flavours and fruit fillings – including the first products to be launched from the former Fruitapeel factory in Liverpool, which it acquired in 2017.

Premier Foods owns brands ranging from Mr Kipling and Ambrosia to Batchelors

Premier Foods review weighs all options

By Helen Gilbert

The wholesale break-up of all Premier Foods brands, including Mr Kipling, is one option it is considering, after hiring advisors at boutique firm d'Angelin & Co to help with its strategic review.

John Prescott visits Lea & Perrins and Soreen his new TV programme

John Prescott visits food manufacturers

By James Ridler

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott explores some of the UK’s biggest food and drink manufacturers in his new television series, airing on Channel 5.

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne talks about the struggles of brings a gluten-free product to the market

Taste is king at Genius Gluten Free

By James Ridler

Creating good-tasting gluten-free food is the key driver behind product development at Genius Gluten Free, according to founder Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne.

An allergic reaction to the unlabelled egg found in Nevis Bakery's biscuits cost the firm more than £6k

Food safety breach costs baker £6k

By James Ridler

Scotland-based Nevis Bakery has been fined £6,000 for food safety breaches, after a boy in Northern Ireland nearly died from an allergic reaction after consuming one of its products.

 British Salt was acquired by Tata Chemicals Europe in 2011

British Salt pumps millions into production

By Rod Addy

British Salt has poured £7.2m into an energy-efficient boiler plant as it celebrates its 50th anniversary and enters the fourth year of an unrelated five-year, £5m investment programme.

Keebler and Famous Amos have been sold to the Ferrero Group by Kellogg's

Kellogg's sells US cookie and cracker brands

By Helen Gilbert

The Kellogg Company (Kellogg's) has sold US cookie and cracker brands Keebler and Famous Amos to Italy’s Ferrero Group, enabling it to focus on its core breakfast cereals and savoury snacks offer.

McVitie's Carlisle is set to appear on TV screens on Thursday (April 4)

McVitie’s factory makes TV appearance

By James Ridler

Biscuit manufacturer Pladis’ Carlisle McVitie’s plant is set to appear on UK television screens this week, in the next episode of the Channel 5 programme Secrets of the McVitie’s Factory.

St Pierre Groupe, formerly Carrs Foods, has invested £6.7m in international growth

St Pierre Group secures £6.7m investment

By James Ridler

St Pierre Group, recently rebranded from Carrs Foods, has secured a £6.7m investment from BGF and Lloyds bank in a bid to accelerate international growth.