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United Biscuits targets Halloween

United Biscuits (UB) has created a new line of Halloween and Bonfire Night-themed products under its McVitie’s Cake Company (MCC) business.

Jobs saved at The Cake Crew

Around 100 jobs at The Cake Crew were under threat following an incident at its north Wales site this week.

Campden BRI hosts food legislation courses

Campden BRI has launched a series of training workshops designed to keep those in the food industry aware of the latest and most up-to-date legislation.

Brace’s sponsors toast artist’s exhibition

Brace’s Bakery has partnered with a local food artist to showcase a number of bread-based creations.

Global summit to promote UK food exports

A global summit and a showcase of food and drink was held yesterday in a bid to highlight the UK success story in exports.

Bagel Factory bought by Italian food operator

An Italian foodservice operator has bought Bagel Factory in a deal believed to be worth in the region of £2m.

Ballot for industrial action at Park Cakes

Union members at Park Cakes are currently being balloted for industrial action, following a dispute over pay.

Premier’s bread division sees revenue plunge

Revenue contributed from Premier Foods’ Bread division has dropped by 27% in the half-year to 30 June 2012.

United Biscuits separates snack business

United Biscuits (UB) has finally announced it has separated its snacks business, after steadily denying the related rumours over recent weeks and months.

Canada Bread sees sales up in frozen

Lower overhead costs and an improved product mix at Maple Leaf Bakery UK has helped boost parent company Canada Bread’s frozen bakery sales.

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