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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.

Bread tops food waste list, finds study

Latest research has found that 25% of adults waste their bread – topping the list for the most thrown-away item.

New food skills career website launched

The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink has launched a new website to encourage more youngsters into the industry.

Exclusive: Allied Bakeries’ chief executive to leave

The chief executive of Allied Bakeries is to leave the business – just weeks after parent company Associated British Foods (ABF) declared the UK bakery market “intensely competitive”.

Industry helps ‘Bread Nose Day’ event

The baking industry is lending a hand to a trio of amateur bakers, who will bake bread through the night to raise money for Comic Relief.

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