High street baker Greggs has posted a £3.6M boost in its operating profit for the year ending 30 December 2017, as it continues to invest in consolidating its manufacturing operations and expanding its logistics capacity.
Ingredients firm Arla aims to invest £460M globally in 2018, including £72M in the UK, amid plans to create a UK manufacturing hub for its Lactofree brand, upgrade production and champion eco-friendly packaging initiatives.
High street bakery Greggs has delivered its 17th quarter of consecutive like-for-like (LFL) sales growth in its fourth-quarter trading update, as it plans “record investment” in its supply chain in 2018.
Sainsbury has reported that a focus on food quality, price and innovation helped its supermarket business grow food transactions ahead of the market in its latest interim results for the 28 weeks to September 23 2017.
Chesterfield-based food specialist Original Recipes, which makes a range of pâtés and terrines, is aiming to treble its production capacity after securing a £25,000 investment from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) to fund its expansion.