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Union fears over wider impact of Hovis mill closure

A proposal to close the Hovis flour mill in Southampton has put logistics jobs in Hampshire and Yorkshire under threat.

AI start-up targets waste reduction in bakeries

A technology start-up is seeking five bakeries to take part in a pilot scheme using artificial intelligence (AI) to reduce surplus.

Country Range launches three cheese and onion roll

Foodservice brand Country Range has extended its frozen pastry selection with a Three Cheese and Onion Roll.

Fry’s launches vegan baked goods into Sainsbury’s

Vegan food company The Fry Family Food Co is launching a range of chilled meat-alternative products exclusively at Sainsbury’s.

Hovis disposes of three mills to focus on baking

Hovis is selling two of its flour mills to Whitworth Bros and closing a third as it looks to focus on its core baking business.

Aryzta underlying profit crashes more than 70%

Aryzta has reported steep declines in profit and earnings – but insists the business is well placed for future growth.

Pladis appoints McVitie’s and cake general manager

Pladis has appointed Sam Mitchell as McVitie’s and cake general manager.

Real Good Food suffers £23m operating loss

Real Good Food chief executive Hugh Cawley has said the business will look back on the last financial year with “little pride or satisfaction”.

Pret pledges to learn from teen’s sesame allergy death

Pret A Manger has said it will make “meaningful change” following the death of a teenager who suffered a fatal allergic reaction to one of its sandwiches.

Real Bread Campaign to address diversity issues

The Real Bread Campaign has set out plans to address concerns over a lack of diversity among its ambassadors.

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