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Premier Foods boss facing pressure from shareholder

Mr Kipling and Cadbury cakes supplier Premier Foods has said one of its shareholders is to vote against the reappointment of chief executive officer Gavin Darby.

Premier Foods FY results: ‘challenging’ year brings £12m profits slump

Full-year profits at Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods have fallen by almost 10% in what the company described as a challenging year.

Premier Foods CEO appointed FDF president

Gavin Darby, chief executive of Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods, has been appointed president-elect of the Food & Drink Federation (FDF) from next year, succeeding Dame Fiona Kendrick.

City analyst upbeat over Premier’s latest results

A leading City analyst has described the turnaround in revenue at Premier Food as “no mean feat” given the challenging FMCG climate.

Premier invests millions in Mr Kipling snack pack line

Premier Foods has unveiled a new £20m cake line in Barnsley, to double production of Mr Kipling snack packs.

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Mr Kipling rebrand delivers market share growth
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Premier Foods bullish over Mr Kipling, despite lower-end profit forecast

Premier Foods has praised its Mr Kipling relaunch as “delivering encouraging share gains” as it revealed an underlying sales decline of 4.7% in the third quarter. 

Hovis marketing director leaves as brand sets for future

Hovis bakery has announced the departure of marketing director Matt Hunt.

Premier Foods sales drop amid Mr Kipling relaunch

Premier Foods, which produces Mr Kipling cakes, has seen sales drop 6.1% in the six months to 30 June 2014 as it plans a relaunch of the famous cake brand.

Mr Kipling may lose famous tagline

Premier Foods has issued a print ad following speculation its Mr Kipling brand could drop its ‘Exceedingly Good’ tagline.

Gavin Darby appointed chair of food engineering board

Gavin Darby has been appointed chair of the Food Engineering Industrial Advisory Board (FEIAB) for the National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering.

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