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Bright Blue Foods sets sight on £100m in sales

Cake firm Bright Blue Foods has said it will target £100m in sales in the next four years, after investing £2m in its Blackburn bakery.

McGhee’s named Scottish Baker of the Year

McGhee’s Bakery has been named Scottish Baker of the Year.

Aunt Bessie's
Aunt Bessie’s moves into cakes

Yorkshire pudding favourite Aunt Bessie’s is expanding into the ambient cake category through a licensing agreement with Bright Blue Foods. 

Fudge firm triples production capacity

Cornish fudge company, The Buttermilk Confectionery Co, has completed its move to a new £600k site, tripling production space.

Farmers’ alliance to stage British Sugar protest

A farmer’s movement is to march outside British Sugar’s Bury St Edmunds factory today (29 April) to protest the “lack of support” for small-scale producers.

Wrights invests in delivery vans

Wrights Food Group has made a major investment in its delivery fleet to meet sales needs.

United Biscuits forms retail Ambassadors Club

United Biscuits (UB) has announced the launch of its “exclusive retailer Ambassadors Club” as it increases its focus on the convenience sector.

CMA gives provisional clearance for Pork Farms merger

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared Pork Farms Group’s acquisition of chilled savoury pastry business Kerry Foods.

Kingsmill
AUDIO: Allied Bakeries speaks of delisting and the bread market

An Allied Bakeries director has told British Baker of hopes to get Kingsmill bread back on Tesco shelves following its recent delisting. 

Warburtons launches Thin Bagels

Warburtons has invested £7m in its new range of Thin Bagels.

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