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Genius
Genius takes 'actions' after contamination

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said “corrective actions” have been undertaken by gluten-free brand Genius following its product contamination crisis in June this year. 

Lotus Bakeries buys majority stake in Nākd

Belgian biscuit and cake company Lotus Bakeries has taken over a majority stake Natural Balance Foods, the company behind the Nākd and TREK brands.

The Fabulous Bakers outlines growth plans

The Fabulous Bakers has spoken of ambitions to grow into Europe in the near future.

Hovis introduces ‘Good Inside’ loaves

Hovis has tapped into government guidelines that the UK needs more fibre by launching its new Hovis Good Inside range.

SSP acquires 32 bakery outlets in Germany

SSP Group has agreed to acquire 32 German bakery outlets from confectioner Wiener Feinbäckerei Heberer, for a cash consideration of ‘approximately’ £5m.

Aryzta scoops up Irish foodservice firm

Bakery specialist Aryzta has acquired Dublin’s La Rousse Foods, as it continues its “ambitious” growth plans in Ireland.

CSM relocates headquarters to US

Bakery Ingredients firm CSM Bakery Solutions is relocating its global headquarters to the US from Amsterdam.

Frank Roberts
Roberts Bakery picks up Made in the UK Award

Cheshire bakery Frank Roberts & Sons has won a manufacturing award following a year that saw its market share rise from 2.95% to 3.44% [Nielsen w/e 20 June 2015].

Bread industry hits back at 'misleading' pesticide campaign

A campaign to stop UK bread manufacturers using the pesticide glyphosate has been branded ‘misleading’ for targeting bread. 

Bakkavör sells off pizza firm

Bakkavör Group has completed the sale of its remaining pizza business to Dreamfood.

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