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Aryzta hires Tony Murphy as chief people officer

Global bakery business Aryzta has appointed Tony Murphy as its first chief people officer (CPO). 

Spooner wins awards for apprenticeship scheme

Bakery equipment supplier Spooner Industries has been awarded the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business award for its apprenticeship scheme. 

Union claims Midlands faces bread shortages if Allied Bakeries strike goes ahead

Allied Bakeries drivers are being balloted for strike action that could bring a “bread drought” to the north west and Midlands, according to union Unite.

Irwin’s secures major batch bread contract with Asda

Northern Ireland-based Irwin’s Bakery has secured a major contract with Asda to supply batch bread to 300 stores across the UK. 

Bakery margins squeezed tighter as wheat costs rise

Rising wheat prices are heaping further pressure on UK bread margins.

Charity launching bakery employing young people with autism

A charity is planning to build a commercial bakery employing young people with severe autism.  

Barry Callebaut bucks declining chocolate market

Chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut has bucked a declining overall EMEA chocolate market to grow its volumes 6.4%.

Most EU citizens will be allowed to stay in UK after Brexit, says government

EU citizens are to be given a two-year ‘grace period’ following Brexit to apply for settled status in the UK.

Carrs Foods supports Manchester Rugby Club juniors

Carrs Foods has become a main sponsor of Manchester Rugby Club’s Mini & Junior section.

Nick Bunker to lead Pladis UK as Eggleton steps down

Former KP Snacks and Cadbury boss Nick Bunker is to lead McVitie’s owner Pladis in the UK.

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