Real Good Food slashed its profit forecast in half, down from £2M reported earlier this month

Real Good Food slashes profit expectations

By Gwen Ridler

Bakery ingredients manufacturer Real Good Food (RGF) has cut its profit forecast to £1M for the year ending March 31 2017, half the value of what was expected earlier this month.

New training partners: Charles Reed, WRBM group md (L), and Virtual College's chairman Bob Gomersall

Appetite Learning launched to help plug skills gap

By Michael Stones

Appetite Learning is the name of new business partnership launched to help plug the skills gap by the Food Manufacture Group’s publisher William Reed Business Media (WRBM) and Virtual College, a leading provider of e-learning and online training.

The deal means UB can have a much more secure supply of cocoa beans and chocolate

United Biscuits crafts cocoa supply pact with Cargill

By Rod Addy

United Biscuits (UB) has clinched a three-year partnership with international food conglomerate Cargill ensuring dedicated cocoa and chocolate supplies for products such as Jaffa Cakes and McVitie’s Chocolate Digestives.

Richard Naish: it pays to tidy up your corporate act by eliminating defunct subsidiaries

Why it pays to clean up your corporate group

By Richard Naish

Food companies that have been incorporated for years are likely to have accumulated subsidiaries, some of which will be defunct. However, there are a number of benefits to cleaning up your corporate group.

The proposed business is expected to be create sales of £10bn

Tesco Chinese merger to create £10bn business

By Laurence Gibbons

Tesco has announced plans to combine its Chinese retail operations with consumer goods company China Resources Enterprise (CRE) in a bid to form the leading multi-format retailer in China.

Nottingham pasta firm builds £1.2m expansion

Nottingham pasta firm builds £1.2m expansion

By Ben Bouckley

Nottingham-based Italian and continental food supplier, Giorgio’s Continental, is building a £1.2 million extension to its Newthorpe factory and creating 30 new jobs.


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