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Greencore sells Hull cakes business

Greencore exits cake and desserts sector

By Michelle Perrett

Greencore Group, the international convenience food business, has revealed it is to exit the UK cake and desserts sector with the sale of its Hull business to Bright Blue Foods (BBF), the venture-capital-backed ambient cake manufacturer.

Alice Nield (left) and Alice Bryant

Reports from IFT17

US food show offers answers for UK students

By Michael Stones

Two British students gained valuable insights into the global industry after visiting one of the world’s biggest food shows – the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT’s) Annual Meeting & Food Expo – in Las Vegas in June.

Premium, not prima donna

Premium, not prima donna

By Sarah Britton

Experts tell Sarah Britton where to draw the line between developing an expensive product that tastes great, but is unaffordable, and creating a lesser product that looks the part, but doesn't perform well

Cooking to order

Cooking to order

By Elaine Watson

Why hire a full-time chef when you only need his expertise three times a year? Elaine Watson looks at the rise of the interim market in product development