Two fires at production plants in the space of a year have dented
sales growth at industrial bakery group Brioche Pasquier, but the
company remains confident that normal service - and faster growth -
will be resumed very soon.
United Biscuits' management in the UK has finally run out of
patience with staff and unions at its Fontaneda plant in Spain. If
all the parties cannot agree on terms for the relocation of staff
to other UB sites by 15 October,...
Following the FTC's recent report on false claims made by weight
loss products, the Strategic Research Institute in New York is
holding a forum for weight loss marketers to learn about the latest
findings, investigations, guidelines...
The impact of the strong Swiss franc meant that sales growth at
bakery group Hiestand slowed slightly in the first six months, but
the company maintains that it is in line for further growth, not
least following a major new deal with...
Sales at Hero, the Swiss consumer foods and baking aids group,
increased by more than 10 per cent in the first half of the year,
helped by the acquisition of a majority stake in the German
business of Schwartau in April.
Arkady Craigmillar, a UK supplier of bakery ingredients and frozen
products, announced this week that production of its confectionery
mixes will move to its Manchester factory from a Unilever-owned
facility in Suffolk.
The ownership of UK food producer RHM, formerly known as Ranks
Hovis McDougall, is once again in question, according to a recent
interview. The company may soon change hands for the third time in
Panera Bread Company, the US-based bakery franchise, has reached an
agreement with a group of investors to open 14 bakery-cafes in
northwest Los Angeles county. Adler, Glazer and Wyss will operate
under the franchise group name Mariposa...