Finance

Wheat crop expected to exceed five-year average

The UK wheat harvest is expected to be more than a fifth larger than last year’s, according to the first crop estimate from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Aryzta savouries

Aryzta grows in Europe, but suffers drag from US

Bakery giant Aryzta has slowed its fall in turnover in the past year, although the business has been hit by declines in its US operation.

London Food Corporation enters free-from market

London Food Corporation has entered the free-from market with the acquisition of gluten-free cereal and food manufacturer Big Oz.

Greggs further developing its evening meals offer

Greggs is developing its systems for supplying evening meals following ‘encouraging’ trials.

Cake Craft World Limited acquired by Dr Oetker

Dr Oetker has acquired cake decoration and sugarcraft supplies business Cake Craft World Limited.

Samworth Brothers margins are hit in ‘challenging year’

Profits at Ginsters and West Cornwall Pasty Co owner Samworth Brothers have fallen as a result of rising commodity costs and £18m in one-off charges.

Hovis results: refocus on bakery operation paying off

Hovis says it is benefitting from exiting the milling industry and focusing on its bakery operations.

Alana Spencer buys Lord Sugar out of cake business

The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer has bought Lord Sugar out of her cake business, Ridiculously Rich by Alana.

Investment and efficiency drive growth at Finsbury

Finsbury Food Group has said scale will become increasingly important to food manufacturers as key customers get larger.

Coughlans Bakery seeking investors to grow business

Family-owned South London-based café and bakery firm Coughlans is seeking investment to help drive the development of the business.

My Account

Promotional Features 

Most read

Social