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.

Trade fear as policy closes door on low-skilled labour

A new system to “end the reliance on cheap, low-skilled labour coming into the country” has come under fire from trade groups.

New pay offer pauses strike at Allied Bakeries in Belfast

Strike action at Allied Bakeries’ site in Castlereagh Road, Belfast, has been paused after the manufacturer improved its pay offer.

BCA renamed The Bakers & Confectioners Association

The British Confectioners’ Association (BCA) has been rebranded as The Bakers & Confectioners Association to reflect its modern membership.

Exclusive: Grupo Bimbo reveals plans for UK market

Grupo Bimbo marketing head Kate Haskins on the business’ approach to ramping up its UK presence

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