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Aryzta profits crash in wake of rising costs and US woes

Earnings at baked goods supplier Aryzta have fallen by almost a third as the business looks to turn around its performance.

McVitie’s ‘Sweeter Together’ marketing drive launched by Pladis

Pladis has launched a £9.7m advertising campaign called ‘Sweeter Together’ for its McVitie’s brand.

Pladis reveals Cracker Packers statue for Women’s Day

Biscuit manufacturer Pladis is today unveiling a ‘Cracker Packers’ statue in Carlisle, Cumbria, to mark International Women’s Day (8 March).

‘There is a huge challenge to inspire more young women to join the industry’

Nina Sparks, general manager of Pladis’ bakery in Harlesden, asks how young women can be encouraged to take up engineering

Calorie reduction: industry and experts respond

Public Health England has launched a new campaign calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods by 2024.

Waitrose cheesecake recalled over plastic contamination fear

A New York cheesecake produced by Bakkavor for Waitrose is being recalled due to fears over plastic contamination.

US business takes title at pasty championships

A business based in the suburbs of Washington DC has won one of the categories in the World Pasty Championships held in Cornwall this weekend (3 March).

Bakkavor launches drive for 26 new apprentices

Bakkavor has kicked off a recruitment drive for 26 new apprentices.

Burford Bakery Solutions CEO receives international recognition

Burford Bakery Solutions CEO Fred Springer has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bakery Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (BEMA) summit in Chicago.

Warburtons moves up Sunday Times Best Big Companies rankings

Warburtons has become the first food manufacturer to earn a place on The Sunday Times’ Best Big Companies to Work For list for a third successive year, moving up from 23rd to 17th place.

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