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Premier Foods Q1: Cake sales growth offset by grocery brands decline

New gluten-free Mr Kipling products have helped drive growth in Premier Foods’ cake division – although a steep drop in sales of grocery lines has dragged down the company’s overall performance.

10 steps to ‘best Brexit outcome’ for food industry

Food industry groups including the Federation of Bakers and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers have set out 10 Brexit negotiation priorities to protect the food and farming sector.

Family-run Talerddig Bakery up for sale

Family-owned Talerddig Bakery, founded in 1925, is selling its business, equipment, freehold and fleet of vehicles.

Waitrose hires first director of food service

Waitrose has recruited its first director of food service Simon Burgess as the retailer taps growth in casual dining and grazing.

Tasties of Chester rescued from administration

Food-to-go supplier Tasties of Chester has been rescued from administration in a deal that has saved 188 jobs.

Poole Bakery restructure puts jobs under threat

Addo Food Group-owned Poole Bakery has proposed a restructure that could put five jobs under threat.

Costa brand chief to lead Tim Hortons’ UK growth

Canadian café and bakery business Tim Hortons has appointed Kevin Hydes to lead its development in the UK.

Pork Farms launches TV ad campaign

Pork pie brand Pork Farms has launched a new advertising campaign, following a successful TV stint in 2016.

Incredible Bakery set to increase Northamptonshire operation

Wholesale craft business The Incredible Bakery Company is set to expand its site in Warkton, Northamptonshire.

NI manufacturer buys London sandwich and snack business

Food-to-go manufacturer Around Noon has purchased London-based Chef in a Box from Donegal Investment Group PLC.

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