Manufacture

UCB sues conveyor belt makers for £6.8m

United Central Bakeries (UCB) has taken legal action against two machinery manufacturers after a fire set alight a heatproof conveyor belt in 2006.

Amber Foods named Barking Business of the Year

An Essex bakery firm has been named Business of the Year at this year’s Barking & Dagenham Business Awards.

Cornish bakery fined by HSE

Crantock Bakery has been fined £14,000 by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a cleaner got caught-up in the unguarded machinery of a moving conveyor belt at its factory.

RGFC sees strong EBITDA growth

The Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has posted strong results, with EBITDA up 62% to £9.1m in the 12 months to December 2011.

United Biscuits highlights manufacturing job appeal

United Biscuits (UB) has invited students from Parrs Wood High School to go behind-the-scenes at its McVitie’s factory as part of a new government initiative.

In pictures: Bakers’ Fair Summer 2012

Hundreds of visitors turned out to enter the competitions, watch the masterclasses and network with the exhibitors at Bakers’ Fair Summer on Sunday 24 June.

Bakers will need to join forces, says Rabobank

Students install new alliance president

David Goddard has become the new president of the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST), as announced at this year's conference.

ADM shows faith in Group 3 buy-back deals

ADM Milling says interest in its buy-back contracts will increase as more growers reap the benefits of high-yield Group 3 wheat.

Bakers welcome report on fall in salt levels

Bakers have welcomed the news that salt levels in the diet have been falling, following the publication of the latest Department of Health (DoH) Urinary Analysis.

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