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Redesign for Braces Bakery

Braces Bakery has rebranded its sliced bread, with packaging that will improve the firm’s carbon footprint. 

Carr’s Milling proposes name change

Carr’s Milling Industries is to change its name, in order to better reflect the broad operations the company runs.

Tesco to delist Kingsmill sliced

Tesco is to delist the entire range of Kingsmill’s sliced loaves as part of its new “volume-driven strategy”.

Roberts invests millions in new bread facility

Cheshire-based bakery Frank Roberts & Sons has invested in a new multi-million-pound bakery to produce its branded Roberts Bakery bread.

Gluten-free brand sets up plant in Worthing

Free-from food brand Feel Free For Gluten Free has acquired its own manufacturing site in Worthing, West Sussex, in a move that will increase production by around 20%.

Brioche Pasquier completes UK site

French patisserie producer Brioche Pasquier has completed the build of its first UK bakery, in Milton Keynes.

Private equity firm snaps up Adelie Foods

Food-to-go giant Adelie Foods has been acquired by the European arm of global private equity firm, H.I.G Capital.

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Wrights boosts confectionery with £6m spend

Crewe-based Wrights Food Group’s £6m investment in a new confectionery line has increased productivity by 32% in the last 12 months. 

Manchester bakery sights 27% sales uplift after rebrand

Manchester-based firm Sheldon’s Bakery has set its sights on a 27% sales increase over the course of this year, after relaunching the brand.

Gluten-free plans for Chaucer Foods

Chaucer Foods, a global ingredients producer, has spoken of its plans to expand into gluten-free bakery items by 2016.