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West Cornwall Pasty Co sees 6% LFL growth

The new owners of West Cornwall Pasty Co have seen like-for-like (LFL) sales growth of 6% in the year since they took over, it has been revealed.

Patisserie Valerie, bakery, cakes
Ebitda up 23% at Patisserie Holdings

Underlying profit increased by 23.1% to £8.7m at Patisserie Holdings in the six months to 31 March 2015.

Asda reports Q1 3.9% decline in LFL sales

Asda has announced a 3.9% fall in like-for-like sales in its first quarter, in what it describes at the “most challenging year yet” for UK supermarkets.

Convenience sector boost Greencore profits

Sandwich-maker Greencore has seen profits soar as its convenience food sector booms, despite a challenging market.

Premier Foods reports full-year losses, due to impairment of sweet sector

Food giant Premier Foods has increased its losses due to impairment charges, largely related to its sweet business, which includes the Mr Kipling brand.

BFP appoints new chief executive

Bakery ingredients supplier BFP Wholesale has appointed a new chief executive, it was revealed today.

Bako NW
Bako NW buys Northern & Scotland

Bako North Western is to buy sister company Bako Northern & Scotland, it has been revealed. 

Napier Brown
Real Good Food sugar arm sale approved

Real Good Food’s proposed sale of its subsidiary Napier Brown Sugar has been approved. 

Pieminister
Pieminister's flagship Leeds site opens

Pieminister has opened its flagship store in Leeds – its biggest yet – as it gears up for a summer pies launch next month. 

Supermarkets
Grocery price deflation hits supermarket sales

Supermarket sales have slowed to a revenue growth of 0.2% compared to last year, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. 

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