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United Biscuits confirms national biscuit shortage

United Biscuits (UB), which owns the McVitie’s, Jacobs and Go Ahead brands, has admitted the flooding of its Carlisle factory has resulted in a nationwide shortage of its biscuits.

Real Good Food’s share price falls 20%

Food ingredients and bakery supplier Real Good Food (RGF) saw share prices drop 20% after it warned that profits for the year would not hit market expectations.

Bad Brownie wins Dragons Den investment

The London brownie company won a £60,000 investment from the dragons.

Real Good Food warns it will miss profit expectations

Real Good Food (RGF), the food ingredients and bakery supplier, has warned profits for the year ended 31 March will not hit market expectations.

New director for Finsbury

Finsbury Foods, the retail and foodservice bakery group, has a new non-executive director in Marnie Millard.

Northern Irish bakery wins Dubai contract

Grahams Bakery in Northern Ireland has won a contract to supply its baked goods to a United Arab Emirates (UAE) supermarket giant.

“Groundbreaking” ColdBake plans to enter bakery sector

Northern Irish company, Carritech Research, plans to bring ColdBake to the bakery industry – products are cooked at 47 degrees or under, so no nutritional value is lost.

Bidvest revamps own-brand bakery

Bidvest Foodservice, the wholesale retailer, has released a range of bakery goods as part of a major relaunch of its own label products.

Pukka Pies sales up but profits down

Independent pie manufacturer, Pukka Pies, has reported a “satisfactory year”, with a pre-tax profit of £4.3 million in the year to 25 May. 

UK economy expands 0.5%

The UK economy expanded by 0.5% in the final three months of last year.

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