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Carrs Foods adds rye bread duo to Baker Street range

Carrs Foods has added two new rye breads into its Baker Street range - a Seeded Rye Bread and Rye & Wheat Bread.

Speciality Breads creates scone-brioche hybrid the Scioche

Kent-based Speciality Breads has created a scone-brioche hybrid claimed to be a world first.

The Bread Factory MD to hike through Nepal for charity

The Bread Factory MD Dean Arbel is to trek through the Himalayan mountains in a bid to raise £120,000 for charity Action Against Hunger.

Employee marks 30 years at Ministry of Cake

A hygiene operator at Taunton-based manufacturer Ministry of Cake has celebrated 30 years of working for the company.

Ministry of Cake director to share success story

MD of Ministry of Cake, Chris Ormrod, will share his success story with aspiring food entrepreneurs on the 12-13 November at the Bread and Butter festival at the Institute of Directors, London.

Kellogg’s hires new MD

Snacks and Cereal manufacturer, Kellogg’s has appointed Dave Lawlor as managing director of its UK and Ireland division.

Baking industry mourns death of marketing expert Alan Gordon

Alan Gordon, the well-known PR and marketing expert, who launched his own agency, Merlin Publicity, has died of a cardiac arrest.

Costa Express hits the 6,000 mark

Costa Express has installed its 6,000th self-serve coffee bar globally in Tesco High Wycombe and says it is on track to have more than 8,000 machines by 2020.

Manchester bakery Sheldon’s remains upbeat

Manchester wholesale bakery GH Sheldon’s saw a sharp drop in profits in the year to the end of February, according to its recently filed annual accounts.

Lidl announces new CEO

Lidl UK has appointed Christian Härtnagel as its CEO with immediate effect, following the surprise departure of Ronny Gottschlich last week.

L to r: Simon Cannell and Peter Millen
L to r: Simon Cannell and Peter Millen
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New MD for Speciality Breads

Margate-based Speciality Breads has appointed Simon Cannell as the firm’s new managing director, following the announcement that current MD Peter Millen will retire later this year.

New MD for Soreen malt loaf

Samworth Brothers has appointed Mark Simester as managing director of malt loaf brand Soreen.

Jason Cotta new MD for Costa UK

High street coffee chain Costa Coffee has appointed a new managing director for the UK and Ireland in Jason Cotta.

Hobart MD moves into European role

Warewash equipment manufacturer Hobart’s managing director, David Riley, has had his current role expanded to cover warewashing sales operations in Scandinavia, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Riverside Bakery’s MD wins award

Deborah Bolton, managing director of Riverside Bakery, part of Addo Food Group, has won East Midlands Chamber’s Businesswoman of the Year award. 

Christopher Rogers, outgoing MD of Costa Coffee
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Costa MD resigns

High street café Costa Coffee has announced that managing director Christopher Rogers is to step down.

Peter Ellis, Mission Foods' new managing director for the UK and Ireland
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Mission Foods appoints new MD

Mission Foods has announced that Peter Ellis is to become its new managing director for the UK and Ireland.

Ian Deste, former managing director UK & Ireland for Burton's Biscuits
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Burton’s MD leaves after only months

Burton’s Biscuits has confirmed the departure of Ian Deste just six months after he joined the company.

Le Pain Quotidien’s former MD opens artisan bakery in Bristol

Pinkmans aims to be the “go-to place” for Bristol foodies, with Steven Whibley as a co-founder. 

Coffee shops forecast to reach £15bn in next 10 years

Britain’s love affair with coffee looks set to continue with the UK coffee shop market expected to be worth over £15bn by 2025, according to the latest report from Allegra World Coffee Portal.

Brace’s shapes management team

Brace’s, the Newport-based bread bakery, has made a number of changes to its board of directors following the recent appointment of a new chief executive.

Burton's
Ian Deste joins Burton's Biscuit Company
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Maryland biscuit firm appoints UK and Ireland MD

Burton’s Biscuit Company has appointed its first managing director of UK and Ireland. 

Toppings Pies reaches south with Budgens

Doncaster-based Toppings Pies has struck a deal with Budgens, in a bid to spread further down south.

Bakels Group:
The 35 managing directors flew into the UK for a conference in Bicester to help drive exports from the town
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Bakels Group MDs visit UK to see investment

A senior management team from Bakels Group came to the UK last week to view British Bakels latest £500,000 baking centre. 

Michael Braddock:
position as managing director has been terminated
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'Mutual agreement' over Frank Roberts MD departure

The employment of the managing director of Frank Roberts & Sons Bakery ended following a “mutual agreement”.

New MD for Lantmännen

Tim Robinson has become the new managing director of Lantmännen Unibake UK. 

Edme appoints new MD

Edme, the bakery ingredients producer, has announced that Peter Tichbon, a former director of Allied Bakeries, has joined the group as its new managing director.

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