Manufacture

SSP acquires 32 bakery outlets in Germany

SSP Group has agreed to acquire 32 German bakery outlets from confectioner Wiener Feinbäckerei Heberer, for a cash consideration of ‘approximately’ £5m.

Aryzta scoops up Irish foodservice firm

Bakery specialist Aryzta has acquired Dublin’s La Rousse Foods, as it continues its “ambitious” growth plans in Ireland.

CSM relocates headquarters to US

Bakery Ingredients firm CSM Bakery Solutions is relocating its global headquarters to the US from Amsterdam.

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Mike Roberts collects the award
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Roberts Bakery picks up Made in the UK Award

Cheshire bakery Frank Roberts & Sons has won a manufacturing award following a year that saw its market share rise from 2.95% to 3.44% [Nielsen w/e 20 June 2015].

The 'Not in our bread' campaign has been fired up by The Soil Association
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Bread industry hits back at 'misleading' pesticide campaign

A campaign to stop UK bread manufacturers using the pesticide glyphosate has been branded ‘misleading’ for targeting bread. 

Bakkavör sells off pizza firm

Bakkavör Group has completed the sale of its remaining pizza business to Dreamfood.

Acrylamide-reducing baker’s yeast set for patent

A Canada-based global ingredients company has developed a non-GMO acrylamide-reducing (AR) baker’s yeast.

Fire crews attend the blaze at British Bakels in Bicester
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Production unaffected by blaze at Bakels

British Bakels is back in full production following a fire in its powder plant.

Royals open Welsh Baking Academy

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall officially opened a new £4m Baking Academy and Innovation Centre built by the Village Bakery at Wrexham Industrial Estate yesterday.

Gunstones bakery workers to strike

Eleventh-hour talks at Gunstones bakery have failed to avert secondary strike action, after the union dubbed a proposed pay offer from management “unacceptable”.

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