Exceedingly good performance for Mr Kipling mince pies

RHM division Manor Bake-ries said “Christmas has come early” for its troubled Mr Kipling brand this year, with record sales of Mr Kipling mince pies.

ABF criticises gas market as energy prices increase

Associated British Foods said the market for gas is not operating as intended, as it

Thomas scoops mince pie vote

Yorkshire family firm Thomas the Baker claims to have captured the secret of the perfect mince pie.

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- Leicester-based Mayur Foods has achieved British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard Grade A under the new BRC accreditation structure. Mayur Foods, which supplies products

Griffin’s to close as building is sold

Griffin’s Bakery, one of the oldest bakeries in the west of Ireland, looks set to close when the building it occupies in the centre of Galway is sold early next year, writes Hugh Oram.

Warburtons backs filled rolls

Warburtons will start a new TV advertising campaign for its All in One Riddlers filled rolls in the new year.

Polish employee alleges abuse at hands of bakery

A BAKERY company has been accused of a catalogue of abuse towards a former Polish employee, placed through a recruitment agency.

Restructure gives Geary’s growth platform

Leicester-based Geary’s Bakeries blamed rising fuel costs, as it made 18 redundancies last week, and restructured to boost profitability.

Economy bread slumps as grains and seeds see surge

Economy bread sales declined by a dramatic 22.7% over the 12 months to July 2005, and now account for less than 2% of bread sales by value, says the new Warburtons Bakery Review 2005.

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