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Jammie Dodgers thieves sentenced

The gang who stole £20,000 of Jammie Dodgers from a Burton’s Biscuits factory in Cwmbran, Wales, have been jailed for more than 11 years.

Carr’s Water Biscuit production restarts at flood-hit factory

Carr’s Water Biscuit production has resumed at United Biscuits’ (UB) Carlisle factory for the first time since it was flooded last December.

Duncan’s expands

Aberdeenshire biscuit maker Duncan’s of Deeside is to boost production by 300% and almost double its workforce.

Long-serving Edme engineer steps down

An engineering supervisor with malted ingredients supplier Edme has retired after 42 years with the company. 

Baketime apologises

Baketime Ltd has apologised for “any inconvenience” caused after it recalled batches of Aldi, Happy Shopper and Bestway own-label snacks. 

Carritech Research launches crowdfunding campaign

Belfast-based food technology company Carritech Research aims to raise £350,000 through a crowdfunding campaign for the commercial development of ColdBake.

Linpac invests £1.2m in machinery

Linpac Packaging plans to produce a further 200 million expanded polystyrene (EPS) trays each year as a result of a £1.2m investment.

New Krispy Kreme in Peterborough

Doughnut retailer Krispy Kreme is to open a restaurant and production hub in Peterborough.

Allied Bakeries avoids strike disruption

A hot cross bun shortage has been avoided following successful talks between Allied Bakeries and union officials.

Loma’s new Manchester flagship centre

Machinery manufacturer Loma Systems has said that its new flagship centre in Denton, Manchester will “help drive forward development of advanced inspection technology”.

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