Manufacture

Premier Foods reports full-year losses, due to impairment of sweet sector

Food giant Premier Foods has increased its losses due to impairment charges, largely related to its sweet business, which includes the Mr Kipling brand.

Video: Baker of the Year at Brook Food

In an attempt to boost British Baker’s baking skills, the team visited Brook Food in Somerset where we caught up with Mark Bennett, our 2014 Baking Industry Awards Baker of the Year.

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Andrew Ingredients makes major investment
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Bakery ingredients firm invests £750k in facilities

Northern Ireland-based bakery ingredients supplier Andrew Ingredients is investing £750,000 that will include two new-build projects at its facilities in Lisburn. 

EDME invests £2m in manufacturing site

Bakery ingredients supplier EDME is investing over £2m into its manufacturing facilities in Essex.

Carlisle bakery goes up in flames

The Lakeland Bake bakery in Carlisle has been destroyed in a fire, with the cause as yet unconfirmed. 

Bright Blue Foods aims to boost turnover with licensed cakes and own-label goods
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Bright Blue Foods sets sight on £100m in sales

Cake firm Bright Blue Foods has said it will target £100m in sales in the next four years, after investing £2m in its Blackburn bakery.

McGhee’s named Scottish Baker of the Year

McGhee’s Bakery has been named Scottish Baker of the Year.

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Aunt Bessie's makes a first move into the ambient cake market
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Aunt Bessie’s moves into cakes

Yorkshire pudding favourite Aunt Bessie’s is expanding into the ambient cake category through a licensing agreement with Bright Blue Foods. 

Fudge firm triples production capacity

Cornish fudge company, The Buttermilk Confectionery Co, has completed its move to a new £600k site, tripling production space.

British Sugar factory at Bury St Edmunds
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Farmers’ alliance to stage British Sugar protest

A farmer’s movement is to march outside British Sugar’s Bury St Edmunds factory today (29 April) to protest the “lack of support” for small-scale producers.

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