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Greggs' vegan-friendly sausage roll, launched last week
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Greggs raises expected profit after strong Q4

Strong sales of mince pies and its Festive Bake have helped boost profit expectations at food-to-go business Greggs.

Severe winter weather hits Greggs’ sales

Weak footfall caused by severe winter weather contributed to a like-for-like fall in Greggs’ sales during the first 18 weeks of the year.

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.

Hotel Chocolat profits up 90%

Luxury chocolatier and retailer Hotel Chocolat has recorded a massive increase in profits for the year to 26 June 2016, thanks to a focus on the dark side.

Aldi reports record sales but profits hit by price war

Discount supermarket Aldi has reported record sales in the UK and Ireland for 2015 and said it will invest £300m in revamping its stores, but profits have been hit by the supermarket price war.

Warburtons profits hit by supermarket price war

Continued pressure on the UK grocery market has hit profits at bread giant Warburtons. 

Sainsbury’s underlying profits down 14%

Sainsbury's has announced a fall of 14% in underlying yearly profits in its trading update, but saw a turnaround in pre-tax profits, which were up by £620m.

ABF profits up despite “challenges” in bakery

Kingsmill owner Associated British Foods (ABF) has seen grocery profits rise, despite a fall in sales and “challenges” within the UK bakery market.

Co-op boss takes pay cut as profits dip

The Co-operative Group has reported 3.3% underlying profit growth in food sales, up to £250m for the 52 weeks to 2 January 2016.

Starbucks UK has seen pre-tax profits rise to £34.2m for the year to 27 September
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Starbucks UK’s profits leap forwards

Starbucks UK has seen year-on-year pre-tax profits jump £32.2 million to reach £34.2m in the year to 27 September.

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.

Convenience sector boost Greencore profits

Sandwich-maker Greencore has seen profits soar as its convenience food sector booms, despite a challenging market.

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Tate & Lyle anticipates "modestly" poorer results
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Tate & Lyle investment results in higher net debt

Ingredients manufacturer Tate & Lyle reported net debt to be around £34m higher than expected, as group profit sank “modestly” in its year to 31 March. 

Throntons makes profit warning
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Thorntons issues Christmas profit warning

High street chocolate company, Thorntons, has warned investors that profits will be below expectations.

Greggs raises profits outlook

Bakery chain Greggs delivered a shock trading update this morning to reveal that its full-year profits would be ahead of analysts’ expectations.

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Waitrose: operating profits slump but market share grows
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Waitrose operating profit slumps but market share grows

High-end supermarket Waitrose has posted a 9.4% drop in operating profit in its half-year results to 26 July as the fierce competition battles on. 

Finsbury invests in bakery divisions as sales drops

Cake and bread manufacturer Finsbury Food Group has revealed group sales revenues dropped to £175.7m from £176.6m the previous year, following the sale of its free-from business in February last year.

Tesco profits slump again

Supermarket giant Tesco has this morning reported a 6% fall in group trading annual profit to £3.3bn – the second year in a row it has announced falling profits.

Finsbury: profits up, slashes debt

Bread and cake maker Finsbury Food Group revealed this morning its operating profit increased by 5.2% to £2.6m in the first half of the year to 28 December 2013.

ABF: sugar prices to hurt profits

Associated British Foods (ABF) – the company behind Kingsmill – has revealed that lowering sugar prices would impact its profits in the year ahead.

Shares in Greggs fall after 2012 profits revealed

Shares in Greggs, the high street bakery retailer, fell by 43.5p yesterday - after the City reacted to the company’s fall in profits in 2012.

Warburtons’ closures hits company profits

Warburtons has seen a 37% decline in profits to £16.3m in 2011, which the firm has attributed to the restructuring of its bakery operations.

Jubilee boosts supermarket trading

Supermarket sales during the week of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations increased by 12.5% year-on-year.

Former Premier bosses in £1.4m pay-off

Three former bosses of embattled Premier Foods, the company behind the Hovis and Mr Kipling brands, received pay-offs of more than £1.4m, it was revealed yesterday.

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