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Trade welcomes May’s EU citizens plan - but warns more needs to be done

Trade body the British Sandwich Association has said it remains “extremely concerned” about the availability of migrant labour despite Theresa May’s commitment that EU citizens living in the UK would be able to stay.

VIDEO: In conversation with Ministry of Cake MD Chris Ormrod

Following its acquisition by French manufacturer Mademoiselle Desserts in January 2017, British Baker caught up with Ministry of Cake MD Chris Ormrod in Taunton, Somerset.

Ministry of Cake acquired by French business Mademoiselle Desserts

Ministry of Cake has been sold to French manufacturer Mademoiselle Desserts for an undisclosed sum.

Employee marks 30 years at Ministry of Cake

A hygiene operator at Taunton-based manufacturer Ministry of Cake has celebrated 30 years of working for the company.

Chris Ormrod, managing director of Ministry of Pudding
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Ministry of Pudding expands production capability

Ministry of Pudding has spent around £500,000 on new equipment, ahead of fresh product releases later in the year.

Rebecca Pow, MP for Taunton Deane, with Chris Ormrod, managing director of Ministry of Cake
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Ministry of Cake relaunches factory shop

Cake and desserts manufacturer Ministry of Cake has relaunched its factory shop after a £60,000 investment.

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Ministry of Cake is struggling to fill long-standing vacancies
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Somerset cake factory struggles to recruit workers

Ministry of Cake managing director Chris Ormrod has blamed good employment rates and the stereotype against factory work for ongoing vacancies at the company. 

Chris Ormrod, managing director of Ministry of Pudding
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Ministry of Pudding storms through production targets

Ministry of Pudding, the Torbay-based pudding manufacturer, is halfway to achieving five-year trading targets in its first year of opening.

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The election outcome is still uncertain
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Election: bakers put Conservatives in first place

With six days to go until the election a British Baker poll has placed the Conservatives out in front, commanding 48% of the vote. 

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Managing director spoke to British Baker about plans
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Ministry of Cake ponders export potential

Independent cake and dessert manufacturer Ministry of Cake is debating how to take the company abroad.

Ministry of Cake to add second site

Newly independent cake and dessert manufacturer Ministry of Cake plans to add a second UK site and double turnover in the next three to five years.

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