Bakery

Linwoods has announced plans to close it bakery, with the loss of 70 jobs

Bakery closure to axe 70 jobs

By James Ridler

Northern Ireland-based baker and health foods manufacturer Linwoods has revealed plans to close its bakery, with up to 70 jobs to be axed at the site.

Healthy snacking brand Graze is making its products available in Ireland

Graze expands into Europe

By James Ridler

Healthy snacking brand Graze has continued its expansion overseas by launching a direct-to-consumer channel in the Republic of Ireland.

Addo Food Group is consulting to close its Spalding site in 2020

Bakery jobs threat as Addo plans to axe Spalding site

By Noli Dinkovski

More than 400 jobs are under threat at Addo Food Group’s Spalding site after the chilled pastry specialist opened a consultation process to close the factory and transfer production to its Poole and Palethorpes bakeries.

Allied Bakeries, which produces Kingsmill products, has put 180 jobs at risk at its Cardiff factory

Allied Bakeries review puts 180 jobs at risk

By James Ridler

Up to 180 jobs are at risk at Allied Bakeries’ Cardiff factory, after the manufacturer announced plans to move production from the site to larger facilities in the UK.

Role models can help women into engineering

Opinion

Role models can help women into engineering

By Nina Sparks

Nina Sparks, Pladis general manager at the McVitie’s bakery in London, discusses the need of role models in food and drink engineering to encourage more women join the industry.

Rich's new 13-acre factory in Andover, Hampshire

Rich’s opens multi-million pound bakery

By David Challis

Global bakery firm Rich Products has consolidated its UK manufacturing base with the opening of a multi-million pound production site in Andover, Hampshire.

James Bell (left) and Paul Middlehurst (right) discuss Weetabix's apprenticeship programme

Meet the apprentice: Weetabix

By James Ridler

Breakfast cereals firm Weetabix believes in a flat structure, so that its apprentices’ learning and input help future-proof the business. Here, apprentice James Bell (pictured, left) explains how important this is for his development, while employer Paul...

Aryzta has dropped its earnings forecast for 2019

Aryzta drops earning predictions for FY19

By James Ridler

Speciality food manufacturer Aryzta has downgraded its earnings prediction for the year, despite reporting revenue growth for the three months ended 30 April 2019.

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