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Fox's Biscuits is to create 74 jobs in West Yorkshire

Fox’s Biscuits to create 74 jobs

By Gwen Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group-owned Fox’s Biscuits is to create 74 full-time jobs at its factory in Batley, West Yorkshire, in response to growing demand for its products.

Fires at Icestone Gelato's factory and ice cream parlour were suspected to be arson attacks. Image: West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Suspected arson attack on ice cream factory

By Gwen Ridler

A blaze at an ice cream factory is Bradford in currently under investigation by West Yorkshire Police, after two of its business premises were hit by arson attacks on Christmas Eve.

Leeds Crown Court made the confiscation order this week

Illegal food manufacturer must pay £35k

By Alice Foster

A repeat offender has been ordered to pay £35,000 for running an illegal food manufacturing unit and shop without the necessary approval.

CMB canmaking Academy extends its training kit

CMB canmaking Academy extends its training kit

Canmaking machinery provider CMB Engineering has installed one of its 3400 Die Necker multi-stage machines into its Academy based in Shipley, West Yorkshire. This will allow CMB to provide its customers’ engineers with training in a non-production environment.

Morrisons confirmed an arrest had been made but released no further details

Morrisons quiet on ‘insider trading arrest’

By Michael Stones

Morrisons is refusing to confirm or deny reports that its group treasurer Paul Coyle has been arrested on suspicion of insider dealing, in advance of the supermarket’s partnership with online grocer Ocado.

New oven slashes electricity by 65%

New oven slashes electricity by 65%

The installation of a new oven has reaped rewards for Thomas's Bakery in Elland, West Yorkshire, which has cut its latest electricity bill by 65%.

Asda contract loss puts 180 jobs at risk at Vion

Asda contract loss puts 180 jobs at risk at Vion

By Elaine Watson

Up to 120 people could be made redundant at Vion’s bacon factory in Scunthorpe while a further 60 temporary contracts will not be renewed following the loss of a major contract with Asda.


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