Finsbury Food Group

Finsbury posts sales growth in its half-year trading update

Finsbury posts growth as international sales fall

By Gwen Ridler

Speciality cake and bread manufacturer Finsbury Food Group has posted a small rise in sales in its pre-close trading statement, despite a fall in sales from its overseas operations.

More automation could offset rising labour costs, says Finsbury boss

Finsbury hit by rising commodity and labour costs

By Noli Dinkovski

A combination of high commodity prices and labour costs are a “constant attrition”, hindering growth at one of the UK’s biggest bakery firms, its group finance director has claimed.

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People on the move in food and drink

By Michelle Perrett

Hilton Food Group, Hovis and Finsbury Food Group lead our selection of the most recent appointments in the UK food and drink industry. 

The completion of the deal has saved 150 jobs

Finsbury completes acquisition of Just Desserts

By Michael Stones

Finsbury Food Group has completed its acquisition of foodservice supplier Johnstone’s Just Desserts, saving 150 jobs at the firm, after buying the business out of administration.

All wrapped up: Finsbury's acquisition of Fetchers boosted pre-tax profit

Finsbury pre-tax profit rockets 95% after acquisition

By Michael Stones

Finsbury Food Group, the cake, bread and bakery goods manufacturer, has posted pre-tax profits up by 95% to £4.1M for the six months to December 27 2014 – boosted by its acquisition of the Fletchers Group of Bakeries.

Finsbury Food Group won the coveted Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year trophy

Finsbury Food wins bakery manufacturing Oscar

By Michael Stones

Finsbury Food Group has won the Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year trophy in the industry’s Oscars, ahead of a financial update which looked forward to improved profits next year.

Currie has left the Lightbody Group after 15 years with the business

Currie leaves Finsbury Food Group

By Laurence Gibbons

Crawford Currie has stood down from the board of Finsbury Food Group and as finance director of the Lightbody Group.

Duffy: sale of 'free-from' business has proven 'hugely beneficial for the group'

Finsbury has its cake and eats it

By Rod Addy

Finsbury Food Group is stepping up investment in its core UK bakery division as it slashes debt and announces strong profits in an annual pre-close financial statement.

Genius boss Roz Cuschieri pledged to invest millions in the newly acquired production sites

Genius Foods to spend ‘millions’ on Finsbury sites

By Laurence Gibbons

Genius Foods will invest millions of pounds developing the Livwell and United Central Bakery (UCB) production sites in Hull and West Lothian, following the firm’s £21M acquisition of the companies last week.

Celebration cakes helped Finsbury grow its sales

Finsbury reports strong organic sales growth

By Rick Pendrous

Finsbury Food Group, the baker of cakes, bread and gluten-free bakery goods, today (July 24) reported sales of £207M for the year ­- up 9.4%, or £17.8M, on the previous year.

Duffy: Loyal and diversified customer base

Finsbury's cake division returns to growth

By Elaine Watson

Finsbury Food Group's larger cake division has returned to growth following last year's decline, posting organic growth of 2.5% in the first 17 weeks of the financial year, bosses have revealed.

Duffy: Shoppers are bored with cake fixture

Finsbury: Shoppers want excitement from cake fixture

By Elaine Watson

The trade responded quickly to the downturn, but must now “respond to the upturn” if it wants to inject some excitement back into the cake fixture, Finsbury Food Group has warned.

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