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Tesco back in eye of storm as GCA investigates

Tesco faces more scrutiny as an investigation is initiated into its relations with suppliers.

Food deflation hits new high

Food prices slumped by 0.5% in January - the steepest decline since records began in December 2006.

PM’s diet sees pasties ditched alongside bread

The Prime Minister David Cameron has given up the Cornish Pasty, just weeks after he announced his decision to stop eating bread.

Jobs at risk at Cooplands

Cooplands of Doncaster has warned staff that jobs are now at risk, as it enters a consultation period with a restructuring company. 

Greencore sees Q1 LFL sales boost

Greencore group, one of the UK’s biggest sandwich producers, has delivered a 4.4% total like-for-like (LFL) sales bump in its first quarter.

Pasty firm to revamp retail chain

Cornish pasty maker Warrens Bakery is to rebrand and expand retail shops, after receiving £1.6m in funding.

Mr Kipling
Premier Foods praises Mr Kipling performance in final quarter

Premier Foods has highlighted power brand Mr Kipling as its ‘stand-out performer’ in its latest trading results for the quarter to 31 December 2014. 

Vandemoortele buys Italian bakery products firm

European frozen bakery producer Vandemoortele has acquired Lanterna-Agritech (LAG), a producer of frozen focaccia and bread in Italy.

Real Good Food buys up cake decoration firm

Real Good Food (RGF) has acquired a specialist supplier of cake decorating products for £4m.

Thorntons stays upbeat despite fall in sales

Thorntons has seen total sales plummet 10.3% in its commercial division to £41.9m.

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