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scotmid opens 100th bakery
Scotmid reaches bakery target

Scottish Co-operative Scotmid has opened its 100th bakery as part of its local bakery project.

No quick fix to industry skills gap

There are no quick fixes to the current skills gap within the food and drink industry, according to Derek Williams, standards and quality director at food qualifications body FDQ.

Pork Farms revamps chilled foods range

Pork Farms has rebranded packaging for its chilled savoury foods range.

United Biscuits to help with convenience sales

United Biscuits (UB) has launched a new convenience programme to help retailers grow their biscuit sales.

UK food exports up, Chinese market doubles

Total UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports grew 5% to £12.8bn in 2013, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

The Heatherslaw Bakery Company to close

The Heatherslaw Bakery Company, the wholesale finished goods company, is to close after 22 years of trading and is to go into liquidation.

First Heston Easter egg

Supermarket chain Waitrose is to follow the success of its Christmas products to launch its first Heston Blumenthal Easter egg.

Lidl close to 100% target on in-store bakeries

Lidl has revealed that 94% of its UK stores now have an in-store bakery (ISB).

Best Bakery winner spends £90k on business

The Cake Shop Bakery, Suffolk has invested £90,000 in expanding the business and updating its image.

Greencore eyes growth in US with new plant

Convenience food producer Greencore has announced plans to build a new sandwich manufacturing facility in the US.

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