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Peter’s Pies set to axe 90 jobs at Bedwas factory

Pie and pasty maker Peter’s Food Service is to cut production at its factory in Bedwas, south Wales following a review of the profitability of its own-label customer contracts, putting up to 90 jobs at risk.

Black magic: charcoal pizza helps to boost Bakkavor

Strong sales of bread and pizza – including a charcoal base launched into Waitrose stores – have helped drive growth for Bakkavor.

Carbs in fashion with surge of interest in bread makers

Further evidence has emerged that Brits are falling back in love with bread – with Argos reporting a surge of interest in bread makers.

Kudos appoints James Youngman as finance director

Leavening agents producer Kudos Blends has named James Youngman as the company’s first finance director.

Topping Pie launches pie eating competition

Doncaster-based The Topping Pie Company is to launch a Pie Eating Contest on the 4 March at Frenchgate Shopping Centre.

Mr Kipling distribution centre in Rugby set to close

A distribution centre in Rugby that handles Mr Kipling and Cadbury cakes is set to close.

Krispy Kreme launches doughnut bites

Krispy Kreme has launched a mini version of its iconic Original Glazed doughnuts.

Wessanen names Emma Vass as chief executive

Mrs Crimble’s owner Wessanen has appointed former McCormick’s general manager Emma Vass as head of its UK operations.

Greggs: 2018 will be a year of record investment

Greggs is to make £45m of capital expenditure in 2018 as it continues the consolidation of its manufacturing and logistics operations.

Pieminister unveils the Pork Pie-Scream for Pie Week

Pieminister is set to introduce a dessert-based pie at selected restaurants across the UK.

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