One of Greggs' new look stores

Greggs scraps £30M frozen food plant

By Rod Addy

Greggs has shelved plans to build a £30M frozen food factory, which had previously been hailed as key to expanding its business with supermarkets, as it targets a food to go strategy.

Tyrrells has seen big changes since its beginning in 2002, can it hold onto its original ethics despite this?

Tyrrells sell spells international expansion

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Tyrrells Potato Crisps, the chip company which has built its name on home-made, British branding, has been sold to Bahrain-registered Investcorp.

Premium crisp maker Tyrrells was founded in 2002 by farmer Will Chase

Tyrrells sold for £100M

By Rod Addy

Investcorp has bought crisp firm Tyrrells today (August 1) for £100M in what represents a rare foray into the food and drink manufacturing sector for the self-styled alternative investment company.

Moon Cheese snacks

Enwave to sell Moon Cheese snacks

By Jenny EAGLE

EnWave has partnered with Lucid Capital Management, a holding company of ex-Brookside Foods' chairman, Hugh Wiebe, to sell Moon Cheese, dried cheese snack.

The most important thing for Twinkies is to get back on the shelf before innovation and line extensions, says marketing expert

Twinkies must innovate slowly, warns marketing expert

By Kacey Culliney

The Twinkies return has been terrific but the owners need to take things slowly and ensure a solid comeback before launching any line extensions like gluten-free variants, a marketing expert warns.

The BCTGM wants its workers to be employed by the new Hostess Brands owners

Baker’s union wants involvement in Hostess re-launch

By Kacey Culliney

The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) says its members should be a part of the newly launched Hostess Brands business given their expertise.

A gluten-free Twinkie variant or bite sized options would be a clever move, says analyst

Gluten-free Twinkies: A money-making move?

By Kacey Culliney

A gluten-free Twinkie would plug a market gap and hold huge appeal among US gluten-free consumers looking for indulgence and taste, says an analyst.

The three variants of Hovis Breakfast Bakes will be made at Fox's Biscuits plant in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

2 Sisters and Premier Foods strike deal

By Rod Addy

2 Sisters Food Group has forged a licensing agreement with Premier Foods for the production, distribution, sales and marketing of its Hovis Breakfast Bakes range of breakfast biscuits.

Return of the Twinkie: Naughty but nice?

Return of the Twinkie: Naughty but nice?

By Elaine WATSON

Consumers, the marketers tell us, want healthier, more wholesome snacks with clean-labels and all-natural ingredients. So on paper, at least, the long-term prospects for Twinkies - returning to a store near you in a matter of days - might seem bleak.

GrainCorp's board of directors and the ACCC give the green light to ADM's takeover offer

ADM's GrainCorp takeover in shareholders' hands

By Kacey Culliney

GrainCorp’s board of directors has recommended that its shareholders accept the A$3.4bn (US$3.16bn) takeover bid from Archer Daniel Midland in the absence of a superior offer.

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