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Warburtons set to close Newburn as bread sales fall

Warburtons, which recently reported a £13.5m loss, is planning to close its Newburn bread bakery in Newcastle.

What trends are driving the free-from bakery market?

The Allergy & Free-From Show, held last week at London’s Olympia, offered an opportunity to see what is driving this burgeoning sector.

Finsbury defies ‘malaise’ in confidence to grow 3.1%

New business wins, organic growth and cost recovery have helped drive Finsbury Food Group’s annual sales to £299.3m.

Real Good Food appoints new group finance chief

Real Good Food (RGF) has promoted Maribeth Keeling to the role of group chief financial officer (CFO).

Adelie makes £55m loss despite 10% rise in turnover

Turnover has risen almost £23m year-on-year at food-to-go business Adelie Foods – but the firm has made a £54.9m loss before tax.

The Victor Pizza Company management team and staff at their factory
  (Photo: Victor Pizza )

Scottish pizza supplier set to boost jobs and capacity

Glasgow-based pizza supplier The Victor Pizza Company is to expand and upgrade its production capability after securing new funding.

Honeybuns creates vegan Peanut Butter & Jelly bake

Dorset-based bakery Honeybuns has introduced a vegan-friendly Peanut Butter & Jelly Brownie traybake to its portfolio.

Sprouted grain researchers secure £650k funding

A research project looking at ways of improving the nutritional value and shelf life of baked goods has been launched.

Brook anniversary charity donations reach £10,000

The UK Infantile Spasms Trust has become the latest charity to benefit from an equipment supplier’s fundraising drive.

Environmental health officers found dirty equipment
  (Photo: Sandwell Council )

Sunrise Bakery fined for 22 food hygiene offences

Sunrise Bakery, which specialises in Caribbean bread products, has been ordered to pay £30,000 in fines and costs after bosses pleaded guilty to 22 hygiene offences.

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