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Handtmann Ltd announces new managing director

Anthony Daniels has taken over from Martyn Garrod as managing director at Handtmann Ltd.

Macphie managing director Andy Underwood to leave

Scottish food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has announced the departure of managing director Andy Underwood.

John Gall, MD, Brownings the Bakers

Brownings the Bakers named Scottish Baker of the Year 2018

Kilmarnock business Brownings the Bakers has been crowned Scottish Baker of the Year 2018 at the annual awards ceremony hosted in Glasgow by trade association Scottish Bakers.

Metin Fevzi promoted to Edme managing director

Ingredients supplier Edme has named Metin Fevzi as managing director.

Rising costs prompt Pladis to shrink McVitie’s pack size

Pladis will reduce its McVitie’s Digestives pack sizes from 500g to 400g following a review of its portfolio.

Mark Tyldesley promoted to MD at malt supplier Muntons

Malt producer Muntons has named Mark Tyldesley as managing director.

Coopland & Son set for expansion with £8.5m investment

Coopland & Son is set to open 30 new shops in three years across the north of England following a £8.5m external investment from investors Business Growth Fund (BGF).

New online ordering system for Craggs

Craggs & Co, a commercial spelt flour producer, has launched an online store.

Tesco set to roll out same-day delivery nationwide

Tesco has claimed to be the first retailer to offer nationwide same-day grocery delivery.

VIDEO: Lola’s Bakery aims to expand to 20-30 sites in London

Following the first site opening of the Lola’s Bakery concept in West Hampstead, managing director Asher Budwig tells British Baker he would like to see 20-30 stores in London.

Bath Cake Company awarded for teaching PME sugarcraft courses

Bath Cake Company has been awarded with the PME Professional Diploma UK and Ireland Award of Excellence 2016 as part of PME’s Wall of Honour 2016.

Zeelandia donates bread ‘bibles’ to bakery students

Zeelandia UK has presented 20 students from the National Bakery School, London, with copies of the Craft Bakers Association (CBA) Book of Breadmaking as part of a presentation and Q&A session.

Baravelli’s commissioned by Harrods for Easter Egg range

Conwy-based chocolatier Baravelli’s has been approached by Harrods to produce a dozen handmade Easter eggs.

VIDEO: In conversation with Signature International Foods MD Yatin Patel

British Baker made the trip to Nashik, India to speak with Signature International Foods managing director Yatin Patel.

VIDEO: British Baker speaks with Bakels MD Paul Morrow

Following the launch of Bakels’ £1.5m caramel production line, British Baker visited its site in Bicester, Oxfordshire to speak with managing director Paul Morrow.

Destiny Foods merges with La Compagnie des Desserts

Manchester-based foodservice patisserie supplier Destiny Foods has merged with European dessert manufacturer La Compagnie des Desserts (CDD) to create a global business.

Allied Bakeries appoints Liam McNamara as sales director

Allied Bakeries has recruited Liam McNamara as the company’s new sales director – leaving his role as managing director at tea business Twinings.

Palmer and Harvey launches Bakedirect bread delivery operation

Wholesaler Palmer and Harvey has expanded its direct van sales operation with the launch of new service Bakedirect to help deliver bread and morning goods across London.

Price of Christmas pudding ingredients soars 21%

The cost of key ingredients for Christmas puddings has soared by 21%, according to data from commodity analyst Mintec.

Campbell’s Bakery to open bakery school in Scotland

Campbell’s Bakery in Crieff plans to set up what managing director Iain Campbell describes as ‘the first bakery school in Scotland’.

Toppings Pies acquires contract with Channel Islands Co-op Society

Doncaster-based bakery The Topping Pie Company has secured a contract with The Channel Islands Co-operative Society to supply its range of products.

Mecatherm tunnel oven available for British plant bakers

A new Mecatherm FTA tunnel oven has been made available to British plant bakers and food manufacturers.

Bells expands its pie range

Scottish pastry manufacturer Bells Food Group has expanded its pie collection with a range of Deep Filled Pies.

Arden Fine Foods creates biscuit mug huggers

Bakery brand Arden Fine Foods has created a biscuit that is designed to attach to a coffee or tea mug.

Just Desserts’ salted caramel cake wins award

A hand-crafted salted caramel cake, produced for the retail market by Shipley-based bakery Just Desserts, has sliced through the competition to win a coveted Taste Award.

October brought highest growth in consumer spending since 2011, says Barclaycard

Consumer spending rose 5.5% year-on-year in October, the highest growth since Barclaycard began publishing data on consumer finances in 2011.

Food and Drink International Action Plan: Andrea Leadsom encourages export growth

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural affairs Andrea Leadsom has published the UK Food and Drink: International Action Plan from 2016 to 2020 – outlining the encouragement for export growth in the baking industry.

Schär launches NPD to bread portfolio

UK gluten-free brand Schär has added the new Wholesome Vitality Loaf to its gluten-free bread range.

Pidy launches ready-to-use sponge sheets

Pidy’s new handmade Technipat sponge sheets are aimed at the UK bakery and foodservice sectors, and are designed for Genoise and desserts.

Eoin Tonge, CFO, Greencore

New CFO for Greencore

Convenience food and cakes and desserts manufacturer Greencore Group has appointed Eoin Tonge as chief financial officer and as a director of the group with effect from 3 October 2016.

Former Wagamama chief operating officer joins Caffè Nero

According to a report from MCA, Glyn House, who earlier this year stepped down from his post as chief operating officer at Wagamama, will take the helm at Caffè Nero.

Barclaycard reveals post-Brexit consumer data

The decision to leave the EU has not taken an effect on shoppers after Barclaycard data has shown that spending and retail sales increased during the second quarter.

New MD for Soreen malt loaf

Samworth Brothers has appointed Mark Simester as managing director of malt loaf brand Soreen.

Butter prices up 13%

Bakers face higher prices for butter after a surprise rally on global commodity markets.

Jason Cotta new MD for Costa UK

High street coffee chain Costa Coffee has appointed a new managing director for the UK and Ireland in Jason Cotta.

Ministry of Cake marks 3m-a-week milestone

Taunton bakery and dessert manufacturer Ministry of Cake has marked the fact it now makes 3m cakes a week by launching a new website.

Elizabeth Shaw bought by Colian

British chocolate brand Elizabeth Shaw has been acquired by Polish confectionery producer and distributor Colian Holding SA.

Cornish pasty producer receives top health accreditation

Cornwall-based Etherington’s Farm Shop has received a new health standard accreditation for its pasties.

Christopher Rogers, outgoing MD of Costa Coffee
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Costa MD resigns

High street café Costa Coffee has announced that managing director Christopher Rogers is to step down.

SDEA elects new president and vice president

Last week, the Shop and Display Equipment Association (SDEA) elected a new president and vice president elected at its AGM.

Foodservice sales growth slowing

The growth in the UK food sector will not match that of 2015, according to data analysis company Horizons’ managing director Peter Backman. 

Ian Deste, former managing director UK & Ireland for Burton's Biscuits
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Burton’s MD leaves after only months

Burton’s Biscuits has confirmed the departure of Ian Deste just six months after he joined the company.

Managing director leaves Edme

The malted ingredients producer Edme has announced that managing director Peter Tichbon has left the company.

Premier Foods appoints new international managing director

Premier Foods has announced the appointment of Jette Andersen as managing director of its International Business Unit.

Dunkin’ Donuts’ managing director leaves to join Domino’s

Jim Johnstone, managing director of Dunkin’ Brands in the UK and Ireland, has left his role to join Domino’s.

Richard Watts, founder and managing director at Destiny Foods
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Destiny Foods to triple storage with new warehouse

Destiny Foods, the Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributer, has bought a 30,000sq ft warehouse which it says will triple its storage capacity.

Muffin Break has opened a store in Newport
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Muffin Break opens second Welsh store

Muffin Break, the bakery café, has opened its second Welsh store in Newport as part of rapid expansion plans to open 14 stores by the end of 2016.

Outgoing chief executive of Samworth Brothers, Lindsey Pownall
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New CEO at Samworth Brothers

Lindsey Pownall, the chief executive of Samworth Brothers, has reportedly decided to step down from the top job at the food group.

Steve and Ann Wells with Brook Food's award
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Brook Food scoops new business award

Bakery equipment supplier Brook Food Processing has won a regional award in recognition of its business model, ethics and successes.

The Bread Factory buys retail bakery

Wholesale bakery The Bread Factory has bought St Albans-based manufacturer Bread Roll for an undisclosed sum.

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