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Food industry trends for 2021

By Jerome Smail

Key industry figures predict where the challenges and opportunities will be found in 2021.

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Revenue up at Real Good Food

By Jerome Smail

Real Good Food has reported strong single digit revenue growth for the financial year ending 31 March 2020, driven by progress at cake decorating business JF Renshaw and food ingredients operation Brighter Foods.

Gatenby: 'Exciting innovations'

Vale of Mowbray hails new boss and NPD push

By Rod Addy

Pie manufacturer Vale of Mowbray has promoted Mark Gatenby to managing director, replacing his father John in the role, and is investing £250k in rebranding as it prepares for 2021 new product development.

BFAWU members have voted to reject a proposed pay rise from  Greencore

Bakers union in Greencore Northampton pay dispute

By James Ridler

Members of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) at Greencore’s Northampton factory have rejected a ‘divisive’ pay rise, claiming staff there have not been recognised as key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Bakkavor is to create 127 new jobs in Highbridge

Bakkavor to create 127 new jobs

By James Ridler

Desserts manufacturer Bakkavor is to create 127 new jobs at its Highbridge site as it gears up for the busy Christmas period.

The Hovis brand is 134 years old

Analysis

Hovis acquisition builds Endless bakery portfolio

By Rod Addy

Endless LLP's acquisition of Hovis builds its bakery presence, with the bread brand joining cake manufacturer Bright Blue Foods in the private equity firm's portfolio and opportunities for synergies, one financial adviser claims.

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