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The Worshipful Company of Bakers

has admitted four new liverymen as part of its July Court meeting at Bakers' Hall in London. Pictured left to right with the Master, Peter Gossage (centre), are Graham Duckworth, industrial ingredients specialist at Puratos and the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees' competition chairman, and Simon Jeffreys, chief operating officer for global charity Wellcome Trust.

Rank Hovis sale should be considered, says analyst

Premier Foods should consider selling its milling business Rank Hovis to drive down its £1.2bn debt, a leading City analyst has argued.

Weather takes toll on wheat forecasts

Dull weather in the UK coupled with hot weather in the US has seen the delivered price of UK bread wheat rocket over the past month.

Carr’s unveils plans for new £17m mill

Carr’s Flour has announced plans to build a new £17m flour mill at the port of Kirkcaldy – after the success of moving a wheat distribution area to the location.

ABF’s ingredients see drop in revenue

Associated British Foods' (ABF) ingredients division has seen a 2% reduction in revenue, despite an 11% growth in overall group revenues for the year-to-date.

EDME wins business award

Bakery ingredients supplier EDME is celebrating after winning a regional business award for its commitment to the rural community.

Premier sells ethnic flour business to ABF

Premier Foods has signed a deal to sell its Elephant Atta ethnic flour business to Associated British Foods (ABF) for a cash consideration of £34m.

Barry Callebaut delivers top-line growth

Barry Callebaut has reported an 8.4% rise in sales revenue in its latest financial results.

CSM given green light for transformation

The proposed move by CSM to ditch its European and North American bakery businesses, and refocus on bio-based ingredients was approved at an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders yesterday (3 July).

RGFC sees strong EBITDA growth

The Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has posted strong results, with EBITDA up 62% to £9.1m in the 12 months to December 2011.