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BFP to close Midlands depot

BFP Wholesale will close its Tamworth depot at the end of the month in a move that could see 20 jobs cut.

Fox’s invests £20m in infrastructure to make products more ‘delicious’

Fox’s Biscuits is to make a £20m investment in infrastructure over the next 18months to drive down costs.

United Biscuits attempts to grow savoury category

McVitie’s manufacturer United Biscuits has launched a ‘Snack Happy’ tour of depots across the UK in attempt to boost its Jacob’s biscuits sales.

Finsbury Food Group: we could buy again

Finsbury Food Group could acquire further businesses in its bid to grow and has predicted there will be further consolidation in the bakery sector in the next five to six years.

Infographic: Fletchers sold to Finsbury Food

The £56m aquisition of Fletchers Bakeries by Finsbury Food Group will create a bakery superpower. Take a look at a breakdown of the sale and the group's past business ventures in numbers. 

Update: NBPO 'welcomes' £1.1bn cash takeover

New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) has welcomed a cash takeover bid of £1.1bn, subject to approval from shareholders, it has confirmed.

Bakels Group MDs visit UK to see investment

A senior management team from Bakels Group came to the UK last week to view British Bakels latest £500,000 baking centre. 

Ministry of Cake opens pudding site

Independent cake and dessert manufacturer Ministry of Cake has opened its second site, Ministry of Pudding, following a £1m investment.

Real Good Food changes name

The Real Good Food Company has announced a name change as of today (29 September) to Real Good Food plc.

Fox's Biscuits drives relaunch campaign

Fox’s Biscuits is running a £10m relaunch campaign, fronted by Vinnie the Panda.

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