Allied Bakeries

Stacy Brown is heading up the investigations team for Bakers Basco. Pic: Bakers Basco

Bakers Basco ramps up its long arm of the law

By Gill Hyslop

The membership scheme set up by Allied Bakeries, Fine Lady Bakeries, Frank Roberts & Sons, Hovis and Warburtons to manage a bakery equipment service has recruited a former police officer as its new National Investigations Manager.

Bakers Basco's pool of equipment is designed to last many years, with each piece of kit recycled potentially 400 times and the resulting raw plastic used to make more baskets before it reaches the end of its useful life. Pic: Bakers Basco

Bakers Basco ramps ups endeavours to track down diverted equipment

By Gill Hyslop

The scheme set up by five of the UK’s largest plant bakers is doubling its efforts to visit more locations of interest to track down backlogs of bread baskets and wheeled dollies diverted out of the supply chain, whether intentionally or by mistake.

Too much of the reusable bread baskets and dollies is sucked into unecessary plastic recycling. Pic: Bakers Basco

Global Recycling Day

Bakers Basco shines a light on ‘the dark side’ of plastic recycling

By Gill Hyslop

To mark Global Recycling Day 2021 (18 March), Bakers Basco has revealed the results of a YouGov survey to uncover what the UK public thinks of the recycling of products designed to be used multiple times rather than being disposed of after a single use.

The £31M investment is the biggest the site has seen in its 40 year history

Me and My Factory

In Allied Bakeries’ new bakehouse

By Nicholas Robinson

Allied Bakeries’ Stevenage site has come to the end of a £31M investment, Russell Zaple tells Nicholas Robinson all about it.

Allied Bakeries brands include Kingsmill

Allied Bakeries plant closure plan could hit 170 jobs

By Rod Addy

The closure of Allied Bakeries’ Orpington plant in Kent threatens up to 170 jobs and local MP Jo Johnson has demanded answers from Allied’s parent company Associated British Foods (ABF).

Allied says there are opportunities in the roll segment

Allied Bakeries invests in ‘healthy white’ bread

By Kacey Culliney

UK firm Allied Bakeries has launched a high fiber white bread loaf and roll line under its Allinson brand to target huge opportunities in the healthier white segment, its brand manager says.

Allied Bakeries boss reveals what it takes to be leader of the pack

Allied Bakeries boss reveals what it takes to be leader of the pack

By Mike Stones

Allied Bakeries operations director, Nick Law, tells FoodManufacture.co.uk what makes a good manager. In an age of skills shortages, Law tells Mike Stones that the company looks for leaders, who drive staff to achieve more at a higher level collectively...

Own label baker sold

Own label baker sold

Rathbones Bakeries, one of the leading suppliers of own label bread
and baked goods to the UK retail trade, has been sold by Greencore,
the Irish food group which is keen to focus on building its
convenience food operations.

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