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Bakkavor seeks 30 staff for Cheshire bakeries

Fresh prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor is set to hire 30 new members of staff at its sites in Nantwich and Crewe in Cheshire.

Peter’s Pies set to axe 90 jobs at Bedwas factory

Pie and pasty maker Peter’s Food Service is to cut production at its factory in Bedwas, south Wales following a review of the profitability of its own-label customer contracts, putting up to 90 jobs at risk.

Rising costs prompt Pladis to shrink McVitie’s pack size

Pladis will reduce its McVitie’s Digestives pack sizes from 500g to 400g following a review of its portfolio.

Jestic partners with Edge Ovens for exclusive UK distribution

Jestic Foodservice Equipment has unveiled a new partnership with leading conveyor oven manufacturer Edge Ovens.

EPP creates new after-sales contract manager role

Epsom-based bakery innovation company EPP has appointed Rob Pedlar to the newly-created role of after-sales contract manager.

Pidy rolls out first branded retail products to Ocado

Pidy has secured its first branded retail listing as part of its ambitions to become a recognised name with UK consumers.

Signature Flatbreads to use weak pound to drive European sales

Bedfordshire-based wraps and naans manufacturer Signature Flatbreads is aiming to expand its exports business in Europe.

Biscuit firm appoints new NPD head

Lanark-based manufacturer Border Biscuits has appointed a new product development (NPD) manager to the firm.

Pladis offers further opportunities for convenience retailers

Biscuits and cakes manufacturer Pladis, has revealed the next phase of its convenience and impulse strategy (C&I) that will include two new channel launches and in-store merchandising support.

Finalists bask in the post-BIA limelight

Finalists and winners in the Baking Industry Awards have been in the media spotlight since the ceremony at London’s Hilton Park Lane hotel last week.

GMB protest over Bakkavör working conditions

Trade union GMB has protested outside Sainsbury’s headquarters over its frustrations about the working conditions at Bakkavör.

Burton’s launches new Chocolate Fingers snack pack

Burton’s Biscuits, owner of Jammy Dodgers and Maryland Cookies, has launched a new snack pack for its Cadbury Chocolate Fingers.

Bakkavor increases pallet demand

Fresh prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor has increased annual pallet demand by 25% by securing a new deal with Pooling Partners. 

New GM for Comark

Comark Instruments, the international manufacturer of precision thermometers, data loggers and wireless monitoring solutions, has appointed Lika Dutta as general manager.

Haydens Bakery wins best manufacturer award

Haydens Bakery has won the Best Manufacturer Award at the Enterprising Wiltshire Awards 2016.

Dean’s launches gluten-free shortbread

Aberdeenshire-based shortbread and biscuit manufacturer Dean’s has launched a new coeliac-friendly range, which contains three varieties. 

Border Biscuits scoops local business award

Border Biscuits has been recognised for its contribution to the local area with its win at the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2016.

Fats and oils supplier joins Federation of Bakers

The Federation of Bakers has welcomed AAK, the UK arm of Swedish fats and oil ingredients manufacturer, as a new member. 

Village Bakery bids to build £16m plant

Village Bakery, the Wrexham-based craft business, has applied for planning permission to build a new £16m plant.

Barry Callebaut buys American Almond

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut is to acquire the assets of nut products company American Almond Products.

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Michiel de Ruiter: new chief executive of Zeelandia
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New head for Zeelandia

International bakery ingredients manufacturer Zeelandia has appointed Michiel de Ruiter as chief executive as of 1 May 2015. 

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Party food firm aims for turnover boost via exports

Premium party food manufacturer Frank Dale Foods plans to build a £1.5m export business by 2018, working with international trade advisory body UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).

FSB responds to 2 Sisters payment terms

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

Bread manufacturer saves £35k

A major sliced bread manufacturer has saved £35,000 following free guidance from ingredients manufacturer. 

United Biscuits launches recycling initiative

United Biscuits has partnered up with recycling firm TerraCycle UK to develop a UK biscuit wrapper recycling scheme.

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