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Premier appoints firms to tackle cyber crime threat

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has appointed security firms Cybereason and CDW to help protect its business from high-tech crime.

Greggs raises expected profit after strong Q4

Strong sales of mince pies and its Festive Bake have helped boost profit expectations at food-to-go business Greggs.

Record Christmas for grocery as sales rise £450m

Supermarkets clocked up a record £29.3bn in sales in the run-up to Christmas – up £450m on the previous year.

Kőnig Group acquires equipment firm Fortuna

German bakery equipment supplier Fortuna has been acquired out of insolvency by the Kőnig Group.

RGF sells R&W Scott and reports £9.1m loss

Real Good Food has sold jams and preserves business R&W Scott and reported a half-year loss before tax of £9.1m.

Unifiller Systems acquired by VMI owner Linxis Group

Depositing equipment supplier Unifiller Systems has been acquired by Linxis Group, owner of brands including VMI, Diosna and Shick Esteve.

Immigration white paper sparks staff shortage fears

Business will face a shortage of low-skilled staff under immigration proposals announced today, industry groups have warned.

Former Starbucks boss joins Patisserie Holdings

Patisserie Holdings has appointed former Starbucks boss Ryhs Iley as its commercial director.

Franchisee gets funding for more Tim Hortons sites

A franchise company has secured funding to open three drive-through Tim Hortons sites in Scotland.

Adelie Foods planning to close Kilmarnock factory

Adelie Foods is planning to close down its sandwich and food-to-go production site in Kilmarnock.

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