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Wholesaler Bidvest changes name

UK foodservice provider Bidvest 3663 will now be known as Bidvest Foodservice.

Warburtons
Warburtons opens Burnley Sandwich Thins plant

Bread giant Warburtons has officially opened its new £20m sandwich alternatives plant in Burnley. 

Bakery charged over contaminated water

Irish bakery brand Easibake Food has been found guilty of using contaminated water in its products at its Pontypool facility in Wales.

Premier Foods reports full-year losses, due to impairment of sweet sector

Food giant Premier Foods has increased its losses due to impairment charges, largely related to its sweet business, which includes the Mr Kipling brand.

Video: Baker of the Year at Brook Food

In an attempt to boost British Baker’s baking skills, the team visited Brook Food in Somerset where we caught up with Mark Bennett, our 2014 Baking Industry Awards Baker of the Year.

Andrew Ingredients
Bakery ingredients firm invests £750k in facilities

Northern Ireland-based bakery ingredients supplier Andrew Ingredients is investing £750,000 that will include two new-build projects at its facilities in Lisburn. 

EDME invests £2m in manufacturing site

Bakery ingredients supplier EDME is investing over £2m into its manufacturing facilities in Essex.

Carlisle bakery goes up in flames

The Lakeland Bake bakery in Carlisle has been destroyed in a fire, with the cause as yet unconfirmed. 

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.

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