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What changes is Greggs making to its bakery supply chain?

Details of a major shake-up in Greggs’ manufacturing and distribution network have emerged over the past week.

Greggs jobs at risk in Scotland and Wales in manufacturing shake-up

Greggs has revealed further shake-ups in its manufacturing structure following news it is to convert its bakery in Birmingham into a distribution centre.

Mystery suitor makes move to acquire Fox’s Biscuits from 2 Sisters

An unnamed business has made an approach to acquire Fox’s Biscuits.

Greggs to convert Birmingham bakery into ‘logistics centre of excellence’

High street bakery chain Greggs has revealed plans to convert its bakery in Birmingham into a distribution centre.

Parsons Bakery to re-open eight Bath Bakery shops

Parsons Bakery is to re-open eight former Bath Bakery shops closed after the business ceased trading.

Warburtons set to open R&D bakery at Bolton HQ

Warburtons is planning to create a campus-style research and development (R&D) centre in Bolton as it aims to become “Britain’s best food business”.

WD Systems launches edge-drive modular spiral conveyor

WD Systems has unveiled a modular spiral conveyer system that it claims eliminates issues around cleaning and maintenance.

Samworth acquires West Cornwall Pasty Company

Ginsters owner Samworth Brothers has acquired West Cornwall Pasty Co (WCPC) from private equity investor Endless LLP, British Baker has learned. 

The Pizza Factory loses second major contract

2 Sisters-owned The Pizza Factory has confirmed the loss of a major contract just weeks before a supply deal with Tesco ends.

British Baker's top 10 most-read bakery industry stories of 2016

As the year draws to a close, we present the 10 stories that attracted the largest audience among subscribers to British Baker’s e-newsletter in 2016.

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