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Genius buys frozen pie producer

Genius Food, the gluten-free bakery, has bought frozen pie-producer Chapel Foods in a £3.5m deal.

Revamp for Haydens Bakery

Haydens Bakery has undergone a major rebranding as the overhaul of the company’s operations continues.

Muppets top most-read news on bakeryinfo

Only a month ago few would have predicted that The Muppets would be back on our screens at primetime. However few would have envisioned Warburtons pumping £25m into a promotional campaign. 

AHDB reveals 2016 crop harvest predictions

A new survey has predicted 2016’s wheat harvest will be similar in size to this year’s return at 1.8Mha.

City analyst upbeat over Premier’s latest results

A leading City analyst has described the turnaround in revenue at Premier Food as “no mean feat” given the challenging FMCG climate.

Timmy’s Pies launches crowdfunding campaign

Timmy’s Pies, the luxury pie producer, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund growth plans.

Asian snacks firm gains funds for new production centre

An Asian sweets specialist has set up a manufacturing hub in Birmingham after securing a six-figure funding package from Barclays.

Bakkavör increases workforce as sales rise

Bakkavör Desserts is to hire 160 extra staff members to help meet demand following an increase in sales.

Almondy bought by Danish bakery

Almondy, the Swedish gluten-free bakery, has been acquired by the Danish group Givesco Bakery.

Ministry of Cake relaunches factory shop

Cake and desserts manufacturer Ministry of Cake has relaunched its factory shop after a £60,000 investment.