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Sainsbury’s/Asda deal: first details are revealed

Sainsbury’s and Walmart, owner of Asda, have this morning (30 April) released details of plans to merge the two UK supermarket chains.

Brace’s Bakery chairman Colin Brace passes away

Colin Brace, chairman of Newport-based Brace’s Bakery, has passed away after a short illness, aged 96 years.

Keith Hamill to replace David Beever as Premier Foods chair

Keith Hamill is to replace David Beever as non-executive chairman of Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods.

Founder and finance director leave in shake-up at Real Good Food

Real Good Food – which last week saw its shares plunge following a profit warning – has announced the departure of its founder and its finance director.

Greggs chairman Ian Durant to lead DFS Furniture board

Greggs chairman Ian Durant has been appointed chairman of furniture business DFS.

Premier appoints non-exec director

Premier Foods has announced the appointment of Daniel Wosner as a non-executive director of the company, effective 1 March.

Warburtons makes Sunday Times’ Best Big Companies list again

Warburtons has been selected among the Sunday Times’ Best Big Companies list for the second year in a row.

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Foodservice drives 7% sales hike at Macphie

Ingredients supplier Macphie has reported a hike in sales and profit in its full-year results, driven by a strong performance in foodservice.

Wrights launches Christmas video campaign

Wright’s Food Group has launched a series of videos putting its own spin on the song “Twelve Days of Christmas”.

Princess Anne opens £6m Wrights Food Group factory

HRH The Princess Royal this week officially opened a £6m Wrights Food Group factory in Crewe.

Artisan food sales benefit smaller manufacturers

Sales of artisan food have helped smaller and medium-sized manufacturers to grow profit margins to 6.8% of turnover over the past year, according to research by law firm EMW.

Premier chairman steps down

Premier Foods has announced that David Beever will step down as chairman of the company in 2017.

BSB vice-chairman visits UCB

The vice-chairman of the British Society of Baking (BSB), Paul Turner, met with students at University College Birmingham (UCB) to talk about the society’s autumn conference.

**VIDEO** In conversation with Chris Peck, executive chairman, West Cornwall Pasty Company

Chris Peck, executive chairman of the West Cornwall Pasty Company, explains the "turnaround story" for his business since he took the helm in 2014.

Tributes paid to David Wright

Tributes have been paid to former Wrights Pies director David Wright, who passed away last week in sudden and unexpected circumstances.

ABF director retires

Associated British Foods (ABF) has announced Peter Smith has stepped down as a non-executive director after nine years.

Northern Irish baker dies aged 87

Paul McErlean of McErlean’s Bakeries, who has passed away aged 87, was one of Ireland’s top home bakers, and former chairman of the Ulster Home Bakers’ Association. 

New director for Finsbury

Finsbury Foods, the retail and foodservice bakery group, has a new non-executive director in Marnie Millard.

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Mark Price resigns from Waitrose

Supermarket chain Waitrose is to lose its managing director as Mark Price has announced he is to stand down.

EAT appoints new chairman

John Derkach has been appointed chairman of on-the-go food outlet EAT.

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Tesco appoints John Allan as chairman
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Tesco names new chairman

Tesco has appointed John Allan as chairman following Robert Broadbent’s decision to step down in October last year. 

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.

Premier Foods chairman leaves company

Ronnie Bell, the chairman of under-fire Premier Foods, has stepped down from his role after 21 months.

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