Swiss-Irish baked goods company Aryzta has decreased its full-year guidance by 15%. Pic: ©iStock/Vicheslav

Bakery group Aryzta downgrades full-year guidance

By Gill Hyslop

Swiss bakery business Aryzta has downgraded its full-year 2018 EBITDA, previously projected to be ‘broadly in line’ with last year, but now expected to be around 15% lower.

Premier Foods reported it sold a whopping 220 million mince pies in 2017 - four million more than a year earlier. Pic: ©GettyImages/budgetstockphoto

Q3 2017 results

Premier Foods: Q3 results sweetened by sales of private label mince pies

By Gill Hyslop

Premier Foods reported a 26% increase in its international sales for Q3 2017 – reflecting the ‘strategic benefit’ of its partnerships with Nissin and Mondelez International – but the company’s biggest growth came from non-branded sales, led by mince pies.