Subscribe now to British Baker
  • Bakery Info

Finance

PM makes pledge on business loans

Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to guarantee business loans by private lenders, if he wins the general election in May.

Supermarkets
Grocery market picks up pace

The grocery market is growing at its fastest rate since June last year at 1.1%. 

Cooplands’ shop closures revealed

Details of the closing Cooplands of Doncaster shops have been released, after the bakery went into pre-pack administration last week.

Tate & Lyle issues new profit warning

Tate & Lyle, the international food ingredients, supplier has issued its third profit warning in a year.

Cooplands undergoes pre-pack administration

Cooplands of Doncaster has undergone a pre-pack administration with the loss of 300 jobs.

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.

Calendar