Newport-based business Avana Bakeries has shut its doors for good, with the loss of 161 jobs.

2 Sisters-owned The Pizza Factory has confirmed the loss of a major contract just weeks before a supply deal with Tesco ends.

Newport-based business Avana Bakeries is set to close at the end of January, with the potential loss of 150 jobs.

Two people were taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation after a fire at the Fox’s biscuit factory in Uttoxeter.

Food giant 2 Sisters Food Group is investing in biscuit and pizza categories, it has revealed in its Q3 results.

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has responded to the Newsnight report that 2 Sisters Food Group has been criticised for poor payment practices.

2 Sisters Food Group has been accused of setting terms which were “beyond unreasonable” by a supplier.

Food company chief executives, speaking at the IGD Convention in London, agreed that keeping business strategies simple is important during a challenging economy.

2 Sisters food group has announced that Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has accepted a post as Business Minister, and will step down as a non-executive director with immediate effect. 

Burton’s Biscuit Company has approached the owner of Fox’s Biscuits for a potential takeover deal, according to reports.

 The 2 Sisters-owned Avana Bakeries site in Newport, Wales is to close with the loss of 646 jobs.

2 Sisters Food Group has appointed Lochlain Feeley to the newly created role of bakery managing director.

The makers of Fox’s biscuits and Goodfellas pizzas has announced widening losses and increased debt in its second-quarter results.

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