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Premier Foods: the highs and lows

After the controversy that has emerged around Premier Foods regarding its 'pay and stay' policy, British Baker looks back at the company's highlights and lowlights over the past few years.

Premier defends ‘pay and stay’ practice

Premier Foods has denied claims it has been ‘blackmailing’ companies into investing money – to stay as its suppliers.

Bakery secures Dubai deal

Northern Irish-based business Grahams Bakery has embarked on international expansion plans after winning a contract in Dubai.

UB Jacobs factory strike suspended

The strike at United Biscuit’s (UB) Jacob’s factory in Liverpool has been suspended to allow time for talks to resolve the dispute around sick pay.

Aryzta reports European revenue rise for first quarter

Aryzta, the Swiss frozen bakery giant, has seen revenue up 7% for Food Europe to £320.1m (404.1m), in its first-quarter trading statement.

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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