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AB Mauri acquires Holgran from Rank Hovis Milling

Bakery ingredients suppliers Holgran and Fleming Howden, parts of the Rank Hovis Milling business, are to be acquired by AB Mauri.

Acquisition bid for Ministry of Cake owner

Private equity firm IK Investment Partners, which has interests in a host of food businesses across Europe, is aiming to acquire Mademoiselle Desserts.

Manchester bakery chain closes following robbery

Dawsons Bakery, which operated four shops in the Manchester area, has entered administration following a robbery at one of its sites.

What could Sainsbury’s/ Asda deal mean for bakers?

News of Sainsbury’s proposed merger with Asda – to create a £51bn-a-year retail behemoth – has caught much of the grocery world unawares.

Lantmännen invests £4.4m in Milton Keynes factory

Bakery supplier Lantmännen Unibake is to invest £4.4m in its Milton Keynes factory following growth in the burger market.

Three-quarters of card payments in bakeries are contactless

Bakeries have the highest rate of contactless card payments of any merchant type in the UK in 2017, a study has revealed.

Whitbread to spin off Costa business in UK

Costa is to be demerged from the Premier Inns business and become listed as a separate company within the next two years.

Kent Foods to buy Garrett Ingredients from RGF

Haydens and Renshaw owner Real Good Food is selling its Garrett Ingredients business to Kent Foods Limited.

Barry Callebaut reports strong chocolate volume growth

Chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut has reported booming volume sales in its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Bakery store numbers rise despite high street slump

Bakery and coffee shop chains have bucked the slump in high street store openings in 2017.

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