The fire destroyed two buildings and damaged others
  (Photo: Scott Merrylees )

Fire-ravaged Speedibake factory unlikely to reopen

Speedibake does not plan to rebuild its site in Wakefield that was devastated by fire four weeks ago.

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Bakkavor says coronavirus is hitting international sales

Bakkavor has announced 1.7% like-for-like growth in group revenue in the past year – but warned the coronavirus outbreak was having a “significant” impact on its international business.

Morrisons offers axed Tesco bakers job interviews

Morrisons is offering Tesco workers at risk of redundancy the chance of interviewing for a job in its own bakeries.

Tesco bakery shake-up: how industry has reacted

Tesco yesterday (25 February) announced it would axe scratch-baking in 58 stores and reduce it in more than 200 other sites.

Tesco: 1,800 jobs at risk in in-store bakery shake-up

Tesco is to axe scratch-baking in 58 stores and reduce it in more than 200 other sites.

Pukka Pies to invest £5m to boost bakery capacity

Savoury pastry manufacturer Pukka is to invest £5m in its bakery in Syston, Leicestershire, in a move that will “significantly” enhance its manufacturing capacity and capability.

Chris Williams and Peter Thompson look at plans for new site
(l to r) Chris Williams from engineering firm FEG and Silvery Tweed operations director Peter Thompson
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Silvery Tweed to build new £600k processing facility

Silvery Tweed Cereals is to build a new 12,000sq ft facility at its Berwick-upon-Tweed site.

Macphie receives visit from Scottish Business Minister

Scotland-based bakery supplier Macphie received a visit by Business Minister Jamie Hepburn on Friday 21 February.

Decline in Allied Bakeries’ operating loss and revenue

Operating losses at Allied Bakeries, which last year lost its largest own-label contract, have fallen in the past six months.

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Allied Bakeries’ workers accept improved pay offer

Workers at Allied Bakeries’ site in Castlereagh Road, Belfast, have voted to end industrial action after a “significantly” improved pay offer from the company.

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