Fears are growing over Leamington Desserts' future as a going concern, after administrator KPMG failed to find a buyer for the firm before last night's sale deadline, although it remains in talks with one interested party.
Bakkavör says staff have the right to demonstrate against proposed redundancies and contractual changes at its Bourne salad site, but is "disappointed" by trade union Unite’s understanding of the situation.
Fears are growing over the future of Longbenton Foods' Amble factory, after the local council confirmed it has been locked since December 6, while the firm is now embroiled in a court case with the site's former administrator.
Indulgence Patisserie is pumping £0.75m into converting a former metal fabrication facility adjacent to its current site into a second desserts manufacturing facility that will more than double its production capacity.
A cash injection from Privet Capital has prevented the immediate collapse of Polestar Foods and secured 255 jobs at its factory in Okehampton but failed to guarantee the future of its site at Leamington Spa, which has gone into administration.