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Greencore sells cakes and desserts business

Leading international convenience business Greencore has reached an agreement to sell its cakes and desserts business in Hull to Bright Blue Foods Ltd.

Bristol-based Pinkmans Bakery and 19 jobs saved in pre-pack deal

Pinkmans Bakery in Bristol has been rescued out of administration in a pre-pack deal.

Burton’s reveals growth plan following licence sale to Mondelēz

Burton’s Biscuit Company has unveiled its plans for expansion following the sale of its Cadbury biscuit licence to Mondelēz International.

Jobs saved at BFP Wholesale’s Leeds site

Bakery ingredients supplier BFP Wholesale has announced that it is to save a number of jobs at its Leeds operation.

Bakkavör sells Vaco

Fresh prepared foods manufacturer the Bakkavör group has agreed the sale of Belgian fresh prepared food business, Vaco, to Culinor Food Group.

Partial sale of bakery supplier BFP Wholesale agreed

Part of the collapsed bakery ingredients supplier BFP Wholesale has been bought by a firm which is run by a director of Kent Foods for an undisclosed sum, British Baker can reveal.

Castle Bakery shops for sale

Having closed in February, three of the nine Castle Bakery shops in north Wales are now up for sale.

Paterson Arran to be sold

Alan Hardie and Ian Appleton, owners of Paterson Arran Limited, which produces shortbread, oatcakes, jams, chutney and relishes, are to sell the business and retire.

New edible Ghostbusters merchandise

Innovative Bites, the American snack and confectionary supplier, has signed a deal to launch limited-edition Ghostbusters Twinkies, called Key Lime Slime.

Hot cross buns on sale for Christmas

This is the picture which proves that Easter has come early.

Irish Pride collapse recriminations

A new independent accountant’s report has suggested that Irish bakery Irish Pride, which is shortly due to be sold out of receivership, could have been saved by taking the examinership option in June.

Tesco raises £250m in property sale

The sale of 14 development sites to pan-European property investor Meyer Bergman has raised £250m for troubled supermarket giant Tesco.

United Biscuits suffers profit tumble

United Biscuits (UB) has seen pre-tax operating profits fall 47.5% to £54.7 million in the year to 3 January 2015, according to newly filed Companies House accounts.

Pat the Baker
Pat the Baker has bought part of Irish Pride
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Irish Pride ‘sold’ to Pat the Baker

The sale of the majority of Irish Pride Bakeries’ assets to Pat the Baker has reportedly been agreed for around €7m (£4.9m). 

Burton’s in the frame to buy Nakd bars

Burton’s Biscuits, owner of Jammy Dodgers and Maryland Cookies, is reportedly in the running to make a £60m bid for the maker of Nakd bars.

Bakkavör sells off pizza firm

Bakkavör Group has completed the sale of its remaining pizza business to Dreamfood.

Biscuit firm keeps sale option open

Thomas J Fudge, biscuit maker, has revealed it has been working with corporate adviser Grant Thornton about the potential sale of the business to achieve growth plans.

New Cooplands site owner to seek bakery tenant

The new owner of the former Cooplands (Doncaster) site hopes to find a bakery tenant for it, to ensure continued use as a bakery.

United Biscuits
United Biscuits: sold to Yildiz
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United Biscuits sold to Yildiz

The sale of United Biscuits (UB) to international biscuit manufacturer Yildiz Holding has been confirmed. 

Infographic: Fletchers sold to Finsbury Food

The £56m aquisition of Fletchers Bakeries by Finsbury Food Group will create a bakery superpower. Take a look at a breakdown of the sale and the group's past business ventures in numbers. 

NBPO:
New Britain Palm Oil's dockside processing facility in Liverpool
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Update: NBPO 'welcomes' £1.1bn cash takeover

New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) has welcomed a cash takeover bid of £1.1bn, subject to approval from shareholders, it has confirmed.

Liverpool plant:
New Britain Palm Oil refinery in Merseyside
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Sale of major stake in NBPO collapses

The potential sale of nearly half of New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) has fallen through, it has been announced.

Competition authority reviews Dorset Cereals sale to ABF

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is reviewing the proposed £50m sale of Dorset Cereals to Associated British Food (ABF).

United Biscuits:
Kellogg company declines comment on £2bn bid
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United Biscuits bid speculation

Kellogg Company has declined to comment on speculation regarding a £2bn bid for United Biscuits (UB).

BFP wholesale:
The distributor has been sold to Zimt Holding
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BFP Wholesale sold to private equity group

Lesaffre has sold UK food distributor BFP Wholesale to private equity consortium Zimt Holding for an undisclosed sum.

Burton’s rumoured to be targeting Fox’s

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

Premier Foods to meet unions over Hovis developments

The senior management of Premier Foods is to meet with union bosses to discuss Hovis workers affected by the partial sale of the bread brand. 

Rumours surface over United Biscuits sale

The potential sale of United Biscuits is again under the spotlight, after rumours surfaced about foreign interest from a private equity firm.

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