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Wessanen to roll out new look for Mrs Crimble’s

Mrs Crimble’s has unveiled new-look packaging designed to highlight the brand’s free-from status and taste.

Prewett’s introduces EU-friendly packaging

Northumbrian Fine Foods-owned Prewett’s has rebranded its Family Favourites range as it moves into the European market.

HOW TO: make festival-themed biscuits

Festival season is here, and baking decoration specialists Cake Angels are making the most of it with some festival-themed biscuits.

Pecan Deluxe hires Chamber International to combat Brexit export challenges

North Yorkshire ingredients manufacturer Pecan Deluxe Candy has employed overseas trade specialist Chamber International to offset any export challenges following Brexit.

Can you name the UK’s most searched-for biscuit?

With so many different treats to choose from, which biscuit is the slam dunk with internet users and which ends up with a soggy bottom?

Nearly 60% think soft drink sugar tax applies to bakery

More than half of consumers think the soft drink sugar tax also applies to cakes and biscuits, according to analysts Nielsen.

Two new flavours for McVitie’s Digestives Caramel range

McVitie’s has announced it will be extending its McVitie’s Digestives Caramel range with two new flavours – Banoffee Caramel and Coffee Caramel.

Hill Biscuits in management buyout

Private equity investor LDC has backed a management buyout of Manchester-based Hill Biscuits.

Government announces 2020 cake and biscuit sugar reduction targets

Specific sugar reduction targets - and guidelines on how to achieve them - have been published by the government today (30 March).

Synergy launches sugar reduction range

High Wycombe-based flavouring specialist Synergy Flavours has launched a range of solutions for sugar reduction in biscuits and cookies.

Pladis announces global expansion plans

Biscuit and cake manufacturer Pladis, and owner of brands including McVitie’s, Jacob’s and Carr’s, is set to expand internationally.

99 made redundant as Rivington Biscuits enters administration

FRP Advisory has been appointed as administrator to Wigan-based biscuit manufacturer Rivington Biscuits Limited.

McVitie’s launches multi-pack Penguin Mini Biscuits

United Biscuits-owned McVitie’s has unveiled a new Penguin Mini Biscuits range in a multi-pack format.

McVitie’s set to extend its £12m Nibbles range

United Biscuits-owned McVitie’s is extending its Nibbles range with a Hobnobs variant.

Almost two-thirds of early festive shoppers will return to stores to restock

The UK grocery market is expected to grow 1.2% over the Christmas period, with shoppers spending £20.6bn, according to forecast figures from IGD.

Ferrero confirms Delacre purchase from UB

Belgium-based Delacre said Ferrero had completed the acquisition of the Delacre and Delichoc biscuit brands from United Biscuits. 

Northumbrian Fine Foods increases bakes by 30%

Prewett’s brand owner Northumbrian Fine Foods has increased its baked output by almost a third following a £1.2m investment.

Fancy a crisp/biscuit hybrid?

The Cheetos cookie – a cross between a Cheetos crisp and a biscuit – is making news Stateside for Cookie Good Bakery in California.

What is the number one biscuit choice for British workers?

A survey conducted by national workplace law consultancy, protecting.co.uk has concluded that Britain’s favourite biscuit in the place of work is...

Millennial baking boom

Baking is now more common among 25- to 34-year-olds than any other age group, according to food marketing agency Kindred.

Burton’s loses sales and market share as it shuns deep discounts

Burton’s Foods - producer of brands including Maryland and Jammie Dodgers - has said it lost share in the sweet biscuits market in 2015 after refusing to participate in aggressive category price cuts.

Hershey’s makes biscuits

US confectionery giant Hershey’s has joined the UK biscuit category with new Reese’s Rounds.

Biscuiteers aims for growth via crowdfunding

Handmade biscuits company Biscuiteers is launching a crowdfunding campaign with Crowdcube in a bid to achieve accelerated growth.

Border Biscuits boosts its retail presence with new variants

Border Biscuits, the premium sweet biscuit producer, will improve its presence in major retailer Asda this month, with the introduction of Dark Chocolate Gingers and Orange - a new variant to its chocolate ginger range.

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.

Burton’s unveil Jammie Dodger snack packs

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched Jammie Dodgers in an exclusive snack pack range, following the launch of this year's ‘Best Ever Recipe’.

Burton’s CEO steps down

Ben Clarke has announced he will step down from his post as chief executive of Burton’s Biscuits Company after seven years in the post. 

Burton’s expands Christmas biscuit range

Burton’s Biscuit Company has unveiled a new addition to its Christmas Biscuits range, the Cadbury Snowy Fingers, which will be available from 1 September.

Furniss Biscuits installs new oven to increase production

Furniss Biscuits, owned by pasty manufacturer Proper Cornish, has installed a new oven in its Cornwall bakery as part of a major ongoing investment programme.

Fudge’s launches Marmite biscuits

Unilever has expanded its partnership with Dorset-based Thomas J Fudge’s Remarkable Bakery to produce an on-the-go Marmite snack.

Mondelēz to complete Cadbury biscuit takeover

Mondelēz International has agreed to buy the global licence for Cadbury-branded biscuits from Burton’s Biscuit Company.

From left: Steve Angle, Alex Birch of Langleys Solicitors, John Haken and Hilary Angle
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£15m MBO for biscuit and confectionery marketer

A £15m Yorkshire-based biscuit and confectionery specialist Right Angle Marketing (York) has been sold in a management buy-out (MBO) for an undisclosed seven-figure sum.

Bahlsen embraces convenience for Pick Up! range

Germany-based biscuits and cakes manufacturer Bahlsen has added a “convenient” smaller grab-and go size format to its Pick Up! biscuit range.

Aldi sweeps the board in British Baker’s Christmas Stars

UK supermarket Aldi was the stand-out winners in all four categories at the 2016 British Baker Christmas Star awards, with Nevis Bakery and Bakkavör Bread winning the highly recommended accolades.

Mondelēz in discussions to purchase Cadbury licence

The maker of Oreos, Mondelēz is in discussions to buy the licence to make Cadbury biscuits from UK-based biscuit maker Burton’s Biscuit Company, Sky News has been told.

Burton’s Biscuits prepares for spooky season

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched a 2016 Halloween Cadbury Biscuits range.

Biscuits Bouvard acquires Pidy

Pidy, the Belgian pastry products business, has been acquired by French operator Biscuits Bouvard Group. 

M&S reveals its new Christmas bakery range

With five months to go to December, Marks & Spencer (M&S) has unveiled its Christmas range of bakery selections.

Waitrose targets ex-pats after deal with online retailer

Suppliers of Waitrose’s own-label biscuits and cakes could benefit from a new deal between the supermarket chain and international online retailer British Corner Shop.

Ex UB boss is new Continental Bakeries chairman

Jeff van der Eems, the former chief executive of United Biscuits (UB), has been made chairman at European bakery group Continental Bakeries (CB).

New cookie range for Border Biscuits

Border Biscuits, the premium sweet biscuit producer, has introduced a decadent new cookies range. 

Action on Sugar targets breakfast biscuits

The campaign group Action on Sugar has said most breakfast bars contain the same or more sugar than a bowl of Kellogg’s Coco Pops.

United Biscuits part of new firm

United Biscuits (UB) owner Yildiz Holdings has combined its global biscuits and confectionery businesses to form a new company worth £3.57bn ($5.2bn).

£1.2m investment for Northumbrian Fine Foods

Northumbrian Fine Foods Ltd (NFF), the UK’s biggest gluten-free biscuit manufacturer, is investing £1.2m in new baking production capabilities.

New gluten-free biscuits from McVitie’s

United Biscuits (UB) is to debut a gluten-free biscuit selection for the first time next month, under its McVitie’s brand. 

New McVitie’s twin packs

United Biscuits (UB) has announced the launch of McVitie’s To Go snack packs. 

KWS launches high-yield biscuit wheats

KWS Wheat has launched two new wheat varieties that offer high yields of grain suitable for biscuit and cake flours.

Prewett’s launches gluten-free competitions

Gateshead-based Prewett’s, the gluten-free biscuit brand, will launch a series of social media competitions to highlight Coeliac Awareness Week (9-15 May).

Waitrose exports biscuits to China

The supermarket has started to sell its Waitrose Duchy Organic biscuits to China, as part of a new deal to export to the country for the first time.

Border Biscuits launches new line in Scotland

The Dark Chocolate Gingers and Orange add orange pieces to the brand’s bestselling Dark Chocolate Gingers recipe. The biscuits launch from this month in 98 Tesco stores.

New Cadbury Cookies

Burton’s Biscuits will introduce Cadbury Cookies this month, the first premium biscuit range from the chocolate producer.  

United Biscuits targets convenience stores in biscuit growth initiative

United Biscuits (UB) is aiming to grow biscuit sales by £88m over the next five years, by helping convenience stores optimise their range offer.

Jammie Dodgers thieves sentenced

The gang who stole £20,000 of Jammie Dodgers from a Burton’s Biscuits factory in Cwmbran, Wales, have been jailed for more than 11 years.

Carr’s Water Biscuit production restarts at flood-hit factory

Carr’s Water Biscuit production has resumed at United Biscuits’ (UB) Carlisle factory for the first time since it was flooded last December.

United Biscuits identifies £500m growth opportunity in biscuits

United Biscuits (UB) has identified £500m of growth opportunity in the UK biscuit market as part of its first Biscuit Review.

Duncan’s expands

Aberdeenshire biscuit maker Duncan’s of Deeside is to boost production by 300% and almost double its workforce.

Burton’s Biscuits launches Fish ‘n’ Chip battle

Burton’s Biscuits will ask consumers to decide which flavour of sauce they would like on its Fish ‘n’ Chips brand.

Scottish companies forge gluten-free partnership

A partnership to produce gluten-free biscuits has been announced by Duncan’s of Deeside and Pulsetta Foods.

Border Biscuits to launch first TV ad

Border Biscuits is set to launch its first national television advert as part of its new marketing campaign.

Burton’s Biscuits to revamp Maryland range

Burton’s Biscuits is relaunching its Maryland range with a unified pack format and new SKUs.

United Biscuits to encourage a new generation

Leading food and drink manufacturers, including United Biscuits, will join forces this week to inspire more young people to consider careers in the UK’s largest manufacturing sector.

UB boss steps down

United Biscuits’ chief executive, Jeff van der Eems, has stepped down with immediate effect.

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.

Petition calls for Jammie Dodger recipe change reversal

An online petition has been launched calling on Burton’s Biscuits to reverse a recipe alteration to its Jammie Dodgers line.

Burton’s Biscuits launches “best ever” Jammie Dodgers

Burton’s Biscuits has updated its Jammie Dodger range with a crisper biscuit and fruitier jam.

Burton’s Biscuits closes in on Fox’s deal

Burton’s Biscuits is reported to be closing in on a £330m deal to purchase rival brand, Fox’s.

United Biscuits releases teacakes

United Biscuits (UB) is to expand further into the cake aisle with the release of two teacake products.

Prewett’s extends gluten-free biscuit range

The UK gluten-free biscuit brand has further extended its range to include milk-free biscuits, ‘indulgent’ all butter cookies and individually wrapped chocolate-coated biscuit bars.

EHL’s new seed blends for savoury biscuits

EHL Ingredients has launched a new range of seed blends to help bakers create exciting new recipes and formulations for savoury biscuits and crackers. 

Hampshire bakery launches wedding favours

Little Bee Bakery has started supplying a range of honey-based biscuits to John Lewis.

Ginger Nut production restarted

United Biscuits (UB) has resumed production of McVitie’s Ginger Nuts at its Carlisle factory.

Burton’s Biscuits to relaunch Cadbury range

Burton’s Biscuits is relaunching its Cadbury Special Occasions biscuit range in a new pack format, designed for convenience.

Ben & Jerry’s launches ice cream sandwiches

Already a hit in the US, the ice cream giants are bringing the ‘Wich range to our supermarkets this month.

Burton’s Biscuits aims to buy Fox’s

Burton’s Biscuits, the St Albans-based manufacturer, is reported to be in the early stages of talks to buy Fox’s Biscuits from Boparan Holdings.

United Biscuits’ new launches

United Biscuits (UB) will launch McVitie’s Digestive Nibbles, in what the company described as its “biggest new product development” for 2016.

United Biscuits confirms national biscuit shortage

United Biscuits (UB), which owns the McVitie’s, Jacobs and Go Ahead brands, has admitted the flooding of its Carlisle factory has resulted in a nationwide shortage of its biscuits.

Border Biscuits expands Mini Pack range

Border Biscuits, the Scottish Premium biscuit manufacturer, has added a Dark Chocolate Ginger variety to its Mini Pack range.

Border Biscuits launches marketing campaign

Border Biscuits, the premium sweet biscuit producer, has launched a major rebranding and advertising programme along with a new biscuit range.

Border Biscuits to add second production line

Border Biscuits, the Lanarkshire-based biscuit producer, is to build a second production line at its Lanark facility.

Fox’s Biscuits sale speculation

Fox’s Biscuits, the UK’s fourth largest biscuit manufacturer, may be sold by owner Boparan Holdings, according to people close to the issue.

2 Sisters sees quarterly drop in sales and profits

Boparan Holdings – the owner of 2 Sisters Food Group, which runs Holland’s Pies and Fox’s Biscuits, saw sales slump by 3.5% to £778.3m in the three months to 31 October.

Carlisle factory hit by floods

United Biscuits’ (UB) Carlisle factory has been flooded by over a metre of water in the wake of Storm Desmond and staff have been told to stay home.

UB invests £15m in export drive

United Biscuits (UB) is planning to invest £15m to increase capacity at its biggest factory next year and is forecasting a 50% increase in its exports by 2020.

Jacob's celebrated 130 years of Cream Crackers with the world's longest cheeseboard
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Jacob’s celebrates anniversary with massive cheeseboard

Jacob’s, the United Biscuits-owned biscuit and snack manufacturer, has celebrated 130 years of its famous cream crackers by creating the world’s longest cheeseboard.

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.

Irwin's has secured a contract to sell biscuits to China
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Irwin’s Bakery secures export contract to China

Northern Ireland’s leading bakery Irwin’s has secured a six-figure deal to supply a range of premium Irish biscuits created specifically for the Chinese market.

Invest NI Chief Executive Alastair Hamilton joined Su Xiaomin, Senior Manager of Business Development, China Merchants Food (Shenzhen) Co. Limited, and Brendan Lappin, Irwin’s Bakery Business Development Manager
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Irwin’s Bakery secures export contract to China

Northern Ireland’s leading bakery Irwin’s has secured a six-figure deal to supply a range of premium Irish biscuits created specifically for the Chinese market.

£20k Jammie Dodger and lager lorry suspect denied bail

A man appeared in court last week charged with stealing a lorry load of Burton’s Biscuits and a lorry load of lager.

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.

Thorntons re-embraces biscuit market

Chocolate-maker Thorntons has returned to the world of biscuits with a new range aimed at adults. 

John Titmuss
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UB appoints new head of group supply chain

United Biscuits has announced John Titmuss as its new group supply chain director.

Three men charged for biscuits theft

Three men have been charged with stealing around £20,000 worth of biscuits from a factory that makes Wagon Wheels and Jammie Dodgers.

McVitie’s details its Christmas cake and biscuit offer

United Biscuits (UB) has revealed its festive cake and biscuit line-up under its McVitie’s brand. 

Lotus Biscoff
Lotus Bakeries sees good half year results
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Profits leap for Lotus Bakeries

Lotus Bakeries, the Belgium based company that has just bought a majority stake in Natural Balance Foods, has seen profits jump by more than a third in its first half. 

Cadbury
Cadbury extends festive biscuits range
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Burton’s extends Cadbury Christmas biscuit lines

Burton’s Biscuit Company has added three new products to its range of Cadbury’s Christmas Biscuits for 2015. 

Lotus Biscoff
Lotus Bakeries has launched fun slogan wrappers for Biscoff biscuits
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Lotus launches slogan wrappers for Biscoff biscuits

Lotus Bakeries, the Belgium based business, has launched a range of limited-edition wrappers for its iconic caramelised Biscoff biscuits. 

Burton’s to launch Cadbury Screme Egg biscuits

Burton’s Biscuits has introduced Cadbury Screme Egg biscuits to its Halloween range.

Cake and biscuits market in slow growth, but future positive

The biscuit and cake market has seen a “subdued” growth, threatened by home baking and competition between confectionery, health foods and ice cream products.

United Biscuits Sweeet campaign turns to breakfast

A flying squirrel with jet-pack is the latest character being used to advertise United Biscuits (UB) products with the relaunch of McVitie’s Breakfast range. 

UB withdraws McVitie’s Toasting Waffles after recipe change info

United Biscuits (UB) has voluntarily withdrawn its McVitie’s Toasting Waffles, after a change in the recipe.

Tea biscuit
SK Biscuits adds tea to the mix
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A fresh take on shortbreads

SK Biscuits has taken the tea-biscuit dunk a step further with a new range of shortbreads with tea flavouring. 

£12k-worth of Burton's biscuits stolen in Wales

A trailer full of biscuits worth £12,000 has been stolen from Burton’s Biscuits factory in Wales.

Hobnobs
National Biscuit Day prompts biscuit Vs personality poll from McVitie's
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What does your biscuit say about you?

It is National Biscuit Day (29 May) and a poll has revealed what your biscuit choice says about you. 

Warburtons
Warburtons heads the top British FMCG brands
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Warburtons heads baked goods in top 10 FMCG list

Four of the top 10 FMCG brands are baked products, with Bolton-based bread giant Warburtons leading the way. 

McVitie's

UB revamps McVitie’s Breakfast biscuits

United Biscuits (UB) has relaunched the McVitie’s Breakfast biscuit range, including two new products and a £3m media spend. 

United Biscuits Ambassadors Club (UBAC)
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United Biscuits forms retail Ambassadors Club

United Biscuits (UB) has announced the launch of its “exclusive retailer Ambassadors Club” as it increases its focus on the convenience sector.

New savoury snack line joins Ritz brand

Mondelēz International has unveiled its new Ritz Crisp & Thin products, in conjunction with a £10m brand marketing campaign.

McVitie's
McVitie's launches next advert in sweeet campaign
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UB extends ‘sweeet’ campaign for DeliChoc

UK biscuit manufacturer United Biscuits (UB) today launched the latest TV advert in its McVitie’s ‘sweeet’ series for new biscuit McVitie’s DeliChoc. 

Warburtons
Warburtons takes second place in The Grocer brand poll
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Warburtons at number two in Grocer top 100

The big three bread brands, plus McVitie’s biscuits have graced The Grocer magazine’s list of Britain’s 100 biggest grocery brands, with Warburtons taking the number two spot. 

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Big moves in the biscuit world
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Blog: ambitious moves in the biscuit world

Lesley Foottit reckons Burton’s stands a good chance in its bid to crack the US market. 

Burton's Biscuit Company
Burton's Biscuit Company plans US expansion
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Burton’s Biscuit Co signs US distribution deal

Burton’s Biscuit Company has today announced a US distribution partnership with International Food Associates (IFA) to realise a projected $100m (£66.1m) business ambition in the US. 

Martin Glenn
Martin Glenn: outgoing United Biscuits chief executive
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United Biscuits chief executive to step down

United Biscuits (UB) chief executive Martin Glenn is stepping down from the post in early April. 

Jammie Bakes
Jammie Bakes: the Jammie Dodger for adults
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Burton's predicts up to £7m worth for Jammie Bakes

Burton’s Biscuits Company director of sweet estimates new launch Jammie Bakes will be worth £6-7m within a year. 

Jammie Bakes
Jammie Bakes: Jammie Dodgers for adults
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Jammie Dodgers branch out

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched a new version of its well-loved Jammie Dodgers brand aimed at adults. 

Hobnobs
Hobnobs are the nation's favourite biscuits
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Chocolate Hobnob named nation’s favourite biscuit

The McVitie’s Chocolate Hobnob has taken pole position as the nation’s favourite biscuit after winning 18.4% of the vote in a consumer poll. 

Maryland Soft Baked
Maryland Soft Baked have launched to good reaction
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Video: Burton’s director of sweet sets out strategy

British Baker met Toby Baker, director of sweet at Burton’s Biscuits Company, for a tour of Blackpool’s Cookie Centre of Excellence and to discuss this month’s launch of Maryland Soft Baked cookies as well as other plans for the future. 

Pizza has been criticised for its salt content
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Half of pizzas have more than recommended amount of salt

Half of all pizzas have more than the recommended level of salt – with some containing the equivalent of seven Big Macs.

Blaze at McVitie’s factory contained

Around 100 workers were reportedly evacuated from United Biscuit’s Mcvitie’s Stockport factory, after some digestives caught fire.

Tuckey’s clinches ‘classic’ digestive biscuit deal with Sainsbury’s

An ex-McVitie’s director is taking on the biscuit market with his 'real biscuit' company Tuckey’s.

Nila Holden
Nila Holden's vanilla sugar cookies
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Social media opens doors to business, says baker

Nila Holden, owner of eponymous Bedfordshire-based bakery company Nila Holden, has outlined the importance of social media after she won a contract with Fortnum & Mason last year. 

United Biscuits
United Biscuits signs three-year deal with Cargill
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UB and Cargill strike deal on chocolate

United Biscuits (UB), the international manufacturer of biscuits, has signed a three-year partnership with a fellow international producer to focus on its sweet biscuits. 

Biscuiteers:
the new shop front will be hand-illustrated
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Biscuiteers to open second shop

London biscuit company Biscuiteers is to open its second retail site this month.

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. 

The Biscuiteers:
DC comic biscuits
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Biscuiteers signs licensing deal with Warner Bros

London biscuit company The Biscuiteers has signed a deal with Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK & Ireland for a range of iced biscuits, cupcakes and cakes, inspired by popular blockbusters.

United Biscuits appoints new non-exec chairman

United Biscuits (UB) has appointed Frank Meysman as non-executive chairman of the group as of today (21 October 2014). 

McVitie's Digestives
McVitie's Digestives still performing well
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Biscuit market enjoys value increase

The biscuit market has seen 1.8% value growth in the last year, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. 

Caffe Nero
Caffe Nero: gross profit up 10.4%
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Caffé Nero revenue up as it eyes new sites

Italian coffee shop chain Caffé Nero has posted an 8.8% rise in revenue to £222.4m as it looks to add around 40 stores next year. 

Jacobs:
UB will push its savoury brands in Masterbrand strategy
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United Biscuits attempts to grow savoury category

McVitie’s manufacturer United Biscuits has launched a ‘Snack Happy’ tour of depots across the UK in attempt to boost its Jacob’s biscuits sales.

The Sawley Kitchen
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The Sawley Kitchen hopes for hat-trick with local awards

Artisan biscuit bakery The Sawley Kitchen has been shortlisted for two Yorkshire awards. 

McVities

Innovation not always the answer, argues United Biscuits director

Brands need to focus on their core products rather than striving for constant innovation, according to a top United Biscuits (UB) executive. 

Walkers shortbread
Walkers Shortbread launches gluten-free biscuits
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Walkers adds gluten-free line

Walkers Shortbread has joined the rapidly-expanding gluten-free market with the launch of three products. 

Fox's front man:
Vinnie the panda
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Fox's Biscuits drives relaunch campaign

Fox’s Biscuits is running a £10m relaunch campaign, fronted by Vinnie the Panda.

Burton's Biscuits:
The new line up of 'out of home' snacks
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Burton's Biscuits expands snack range

Burton’s Biscuit Company has expanded into the 'out of home' market, by launching a range of single serve snack packs aimed at adults.

GBBO 2013 winner devises prune pout recipe

Last year’s Great British Bake Off winner has created her second recipe for the California Prune Board.

BN biscuit range new ads
1.3m ad campaign:
“These catchy ads will re-launch the famous BN brand"
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UB extends its ‘sweeet’ biscuit campaign

United Biscuits (UB), a leading international manufacturer of biscuits and cakes, has invested £1.3m in an advertising campaign for McVitie’s BN biscuit range.

Cut down on sugar
Sugary cakes
Expert advises to cut sugar and tackle obesity
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Government expert advises people to cut down on cake and confectionery

In a BBC breakfast interview this morning, Susan Jebb, a senior adviser in the government’s battle against obesity, warned people away from sources of sugar, such as cakes and biscuits. 

80,000 “fake” biscuits seized

A European crackdown on fake food and drink has seen nearly 100 arrests and the seizure of 80,000 biscuits, it has been revealed.

Stag Bakeries lands Russian deal

Stag Bakeries, a leading Scottish wholesale company, has secured a new export contract to Russia.

Bakeries make shortlist for FDF awards

Three biscuit manufacturers have been shortlisted for the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) Community Partnership Awards (CPA).

Howell House in supermarket deal

Howell House, the cakes and biscuits division of Irish company Irwin’s Bakery, has secured a £400,000 export deal with Tesco and Asda.

Younger generation prefer classic biscuits

New research has discovered youngsters prefer traditional biscuits such as Bourbons and Custard Creams.

United Biscuits launches recycling initiative

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

Double win for Border Biscuits

Border Biscuits has scooped the top award of Business of the Year at the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2012.

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