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Renshaw expands into Australian market

UK-based sugarcraft brand Renshaw Professional is continuing its overseas expansion with the opening of an Australian operation.

Revealed: Pladis’ insight into UK snacking habits

McVitie’s owner Pladis has revealed that social media and the boundary between meals and snacks is influencing the UK’s snacking habits.

Strike threat at Allied Bakeries site called off

Threatened strike action by drivers at the Allied Bakeries site in West Bromwich has been called off.

EU introducing legislation on acrylamide reduction

Food businesses must put in place steps to manage acrylamide under EU laws that go into force next year.

EPP partner Koenig creates turnkey subsidiary

Roll plant manufacturer Koenig has set up a new subsidiary to design and install turnkey projects for bakeries.

Fox’s boss Colin Smith leaving to head salad firm

Fox’s biscuits managing director Colin Smith is leaving the business to become chief executive of salad producer Natures Way Foods.

Snacking helps drive 20% growth in Greencore food-to-go

Greencore, which claims to hold a 60% share of the UK grocery sandwich market, has reported almost 20% growth in its food-to-go sales in the past year.

Allied Bakeries staff vote in favour of strike action

Drivers and other workers at Allied Bakeries’ West Bromwich site have voted to take strike action in a row over pay.

Aryzta European business continues to outpace US

Group revenue at global baking business Aryzta has slumped 5.5% in the first quarter to €909.7m (£812m).

Patisserie Holdings reveals plans to boost production

Patisserie Valerie owner Patisserie Holdings is looking at options to increase production, including a manufacturing site in Manchester and in-store baking of morning goods.

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