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Aryzta names former Glanbia boss as new CEO

Kevin Toland, a former chief executive and president of Glanbia USA & Global Nutritionals, is to replace Owen Killian as CEO of global bakery business Aryzta.

Pret A Manger set to reach 500 shops worldwide

Pret A Manger has set a target to open its 500th shop worldwide in the next 12 months as it announced its financial results for the 52 weeks to 29 December 2016.

BFree partners with e-commerce channel to expand US distribution

Dublin-based bakery BFree has set up a partnership with e-commerce site GlutenFreeMall.com to expand its distribution in the US market.

Real Good Food confirms Renshaw US division

Real Good Food has confirmed that it has created a new 100% wholly-owned subsidiary business in the US, under the name Renshaw US Inc.

Dawn’s American Week hailed a success

The third year of Dawn Foods’ National American Sweet Bakery Week was embraced by UK bakers and deemed a success by the Evesham-based bakery ingredients supplier.

Pokémon Go inspires bakery retailers

Dublin-based bakery, Krüst Bakery is following the trend of the Pokémon Go app by designing its own cronut product to make ‘poke balls’.

Revealed: how to make rainbow bagels

The rainbow bagel craze has finally crossed over to the UK from the USA, thanks to the Beigel Shop.

Welsh Hills triumphs at Welsh Business Awards

Gluten-free bakery Welsh Hills has been revealed as joint winner of the Success through Overseas Trade category in the Welsh Business Awards.

Greencore reports positive Q1 revenue growth

Greencore, the convenience food manufacturer, has reported revenue growth of 7.2% to £356m for the 13 weeks to 25 December.

Folic acid must be added to flour, say experts

UK experts are calling for the fortification of folic acid to be made mandatory in order to reduce serious birth defects.

Greencore Group has recorded a 10.6% rise in group operating profits
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Greencore announces factory investment following strong sales

Greencore Group, the convenience food manufacturer, has reported a 10.6% rise in group operating profits to £91.7m for the year ended 25 September 2015.

British Lion Egg Processors has launched the world's most comprehensive egg quality scheme
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British Lion Egg Processors relaunches Code

British Lion Egg Processors has relaunched its Lion Egg Products Code of Practice to provide what it claims is the world’s most comprehensive egg quality scheme.

Public exposure to acrylamide could be higher than previously thought, says FSA
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FSA warns levels of cancer-chemical underestimated

The level of public exposure to the cancer-inducing chemical acrylamide could be higher than previously thought, due to people ignoring manufacturer cooking instructions.

United Biscuits (UB) has launched a Chinese eCommerce store
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UB launches Chinese eCommerce store

Biscuit manufacturing group United Biscuits (UB) has launched an eCommerce store for Chinese consumers on Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global platform.

General Mills looks set to close Northumberland plant
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General Mills to axe Northumberland Jus-Rol plant

USA-based food group General Mills is to close its Jus-Rol pastry factory in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

Dum Dum Doughnuts to expand in UAE

Dum Dum Doughnuts has launched a new website and announced expansion plans in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Kerry Group launches innovation centre

Kerry Group, the global ingredients company, has opened a new €1bn technology and innovation centre in Dublin.

JG Ross celebrates tour sell-out success

Aberdeen’s JG Ross bakery has hailed sell-out tours of its bakery.

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Bridor plans major USA factory extension
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Bridor invests £21.5m in US bakery site

French bakery specialist Bridor is investing $32m (£21.5m) in expanding its Vineland site in New Jersey. 

Caffè Nero takes first steps into the US

Coffee chain Caffè Nero is expanding into the USA, with its first café due to open in Boston, Massachusetts in late-April.

Grupo Bimbo to buy Canada Bread

Mexican bakery firm Grupo Bimbo has acquired Canada Bread, the bread division of Maple Leaf Foods, for C$1.8bn (£1bn).

Carr’s unveils plans for new £17m mill

Carr’s Flour has announced plans to build a new £17m flour mill at the port of Kirkcaldy – after the success of moving a wheat distribution area to the location.

Sales up 3.7% at Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme, the doughnut retailer, has reported a 3.7% rise in revenues, driven by an increase in same-store sales.

Greencore swoops for US firm in $36m deal

Greencore, the Irish producer of convenience foods, has acquired US food company rival MarketFare for $36m (£22.6m).

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