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The grocer rich list
Host of bakery figures make Rich List

A horde of bakery players have made BB’s sister title The Grocer’s 2014 Rich List.

Hovis pull contract job losses Swansea
Forty jobs at risk with threat of Hovis contract move

Hovis could end its contract with a logistics company, which would result in 40 job cuts or the entire work force.

Geary's bakery expands
Leading craft bakery joins with Federation of Bakers following £2m extension plans

Loughborough based bakery, Geary’s bakery has joined the Federation of Bakers as their 10th full member.

Callebaut's Chocolate Academy
Callebaut opens new flagship Chocolate Academy centre in Belgium

Callebaut’s new Chocolate Academy centre opened in Belgium yesterday, which will now enable state-of-the-art training to up to 1,000 professionals a year.

The Buttermilk Confectionery Co
Cornish fudge producer to double its factory size

A family-run Cornish fudge business has acquired a site to build a new £500,000 factory, which will almost double its production space and output. 

New European warehouse boosts packaging firm’s sales

Mariani Packing, the largest independently-owned producer and packer of dried fruit in the world, said it had seen increased sales since the opening of its European warehouse.

Burton’s hosts students for engineering insight

Burton’s Biscuit Company played host to school students yesterday – so they could get an insight into what it’s like being an engineer in the food and drink industry.

Fletchers appoints new foodservice marketing manager

Fletchers Group of Bakeries has appointed a new marketing manager to help drive the growth of Kara, its foodservice brand.

Co-op relaunch sees own-label bread sales double

The Co-operative says sales of its own-label bread have doubled since it was relaunched and lowered to 75p.

Fox’s Biscuits reveals relaunch details

Fox’s Biscuits is being relaunched with a new look and new products including extending the Rocky brand into the confectionery aisle.

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