Hovis boss Martyn Wilks is retiring from the UK bakery giant – just under a year after coming on board.
McCormick & Co has abandoned its plans to take over Premier Foods, owner of number one UK cake brand Mr Kipling.
Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has revealed strategies to grow its on-the-go and US cakes businesses.
Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has rejected a third takeover bid by McCormick & Company but has said it is prepared to have talks with the US flavors business....
UK manufacturer Premier Foods – maker of Mr Kipling cakes - has rejected a takeover approach by US spices business McCormick & Company.
Baked goods and breakfast cereals have been among the UK’s biggest export successes of 2015.
Bread manufacturer Hovis Limited has teamed with supplier The Chia Co to launch a chia seed loaf in the UK.
Each month, Bakery and Snacks presents a round-up of product launches, relaunches and innovations that have caught our eye: Here’s the selection for January 2016:
Innovation including the Cadbury Amaze Bites brownies launched last year have driven a strong performance for the cakes business of UK manufacturer Premier Foods.
Britain's baking industry is set to come under further pressure following this week's announcement by Walmart subsidiary Asda that it is to invest a further £500m ($720m) in retail price cuts....
South Africa’s Competition Commission is fighting a court ruling preventing victims of a bread pricing cartel suing Waterfall City-based bakery and confectionery business Premier Foods for its role in the...
Premier Foods has reported sliding sales in its first quarter results to July 4, due to this year’s early Easter, ahead of its annual general meeting yesterday.
A Premier Foods engineer has received a significant amount in compensation after he was left with life-changing injuries following a devastating accident at its Moreton cake factory.
Three major white bread brands have made it into the UK’s top 20 best-selling food and beverage list, according to IRI data, but every single one has seen sales plummet.
Premier Foods has put £10m ($16m) behind a multi-media promotional Mr Kipling campaign, just months after committing £20m ($32m) for a snack pack production line.
The Hovis bakery in Leicester is to close by next January with the loss of 204 jobs.
40 jobs are threatened at logistics firm Swansea Bakeries Limited (SBL) amid proposals to shift its contract to handle logistics for Premier Foods’ Hovis brand to Hovis’ Avonmouth depot.
Anti-sugar lobby group Action on Sugar has removed bread from its initial list of products containing ‘large amounts of sugar’.
Premier Foods has recommenced sourcing British wheat for its Hovis brand but cannot bring back its ‘100% British wheat’ pack claim due to continued uncertainty, it says.
Premier Foods now has “the brightest outlook for a decade”, after re-engineering its balance sheet with a major refinancing plan, says City analyst Shore Capital.
Premier Foods has revealed 18% growth in trading profit in full-year results for 2013, alongside a new pensions deal and a much-awaited major capital restructuring plan designed to “liberate the firm...
Premier Foods has launched a £87.5M joint venture with the US-based Gores Group to run its troubled Hovis bread and flour business.
Premier Foods’ £87.5M joint venture with the US-based Gores Group has drawn a mixed reception from leading City analysts, as the manufacturer confirmed trading profit for the year ended December...
US Gores Group is allegedly in talks to buy out a stake of Premier Foods’ Hovis business and a city analyst has said that geography would not impact its ability...
Premier Foods should gain ground from any deal involving its bread business, according to Investec analyst Nicola Mallard.