Bakery

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.

Simply Lunch managing director Sam Page (centre), with brothers Jack (left) and William (right), is confident the firm’s bullish outlook will help it ride the Brexit storm

Me & My Team

Simply Lunch on the same page

By Sam Page

The boss of the family-run food-to-go business explains how they built an empire – and a strategy for overcoming Brexit uncertainty.

The Government has outlined the tariffs that will be applied should there be a no-deal Brexit situation

Tariff timeline slammed by food industry

By Aidan Fortune

Details of the tariffs that are to be applied to food and drink products in the event of a no-deal Brexit situation have been criticised by the industry.

Global business Cerealto Siro Foods makes products ranging from baby food and biscuits to breakfast cereal and pasta

Cerealto Siro Foods names UK MD

By Rod Addy

Cerealto Siro Foods has appointed Jason England as UK managing director, in the wake of its creation following the merger of Grupo Siro and Cerealto.

The Belgian company specialises in creating ingredients for bakery, patisserie and chocolate products

DEVELOPMENT HUB

How Puratos puts innovation centre stage

By Noli Dinkovski

With innovation centres around the world, Puratos is on the frontline of new product development. So, what are its latest findings?

Students from University College Birmingham visited AB Mauri's Centre for Excellence

AB Mauri opens doors to undergraduates

By James Ridler

AB Mauri opened its doors to students of the University College Birmingham’s (UCB’s) BSc Bakery and Confectionery Technology course, offering a rare glimpse into the work of the baked goods manufacturer.

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