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Ministry of Cake ponders export potential

Independent cake and dessert manufacturer Ministry of Cake is debating how to take the company abroad.

Jobs to go as UB restructures Glasgow site

United Biscuits (UB) employees have been told that 202 jobs will be cut from the McVitie’s Glasgow factory. 

Food to go drives Greencore growth

The UK’s leading sandwich and celebration cake company, Greencore, has outperformed the food to go market, with like-for-like revenue growth of 15.3% in the past year.

Bakkavor to give children insight into food industry

Leading food manufacturer Bakkavor is to provide children with a glimpse of working in the food industry following a deal with The Prince’s Trust.

Krispy Kreme updates store delivery system

Krispy Kreme has made an investment into its logistics, by employing a new store delivery solution system.

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Chocolate facing supply shortage

The world faces a chocolate shortage with demand outstripping supply as prices have already risen 25% this year. 

United Biscuits workers set to start strike action at Liverpool factory

More than 800 workers at a United Biscuits’ Jacob’s factory are to strike following a dispute over sick pay.

Private equity firms show interest in UK sandwich business

UK sandwich company Adelie Food Group is being eyed for a buy-out by an American private equity firm.

Branded sales down for 2 Sisters

2 Sisters Food Group, owner of Fox’s Biscuits, has seen a fall in branded sales, down 3% for the full year.

Arla opens lactose plant in Denmark

Arla Foods Ingredients had opened a €120m (£95.1m) lactose manufacturing plant in Jutland, Denmark. 

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