Britain's biggest biscuit producer, United Biscuits, is aiming to drive growth across the biscuit and cake categories in 2011 through reformulation of products for a stronger health positioning as well as updating packaging, amid ongoing divesture...
UK exports of cereals and bakery products last year rose by almost 30 per cent over the previous year, led by breakfast cereal exports, according to a recent report from the nation’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
Many UK biscuit and cake products have reached their salt-reduction
limit, thanks to bakers' efforts to cut salt components, according
to Barbara Gallani, manager of the Food and Drink Federation's
Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate...
The leading French private label sweet biscuit maker, Biscuits
Poult, has received a €12.5m boost from buyout fund firm European
capital as the firm invests in the company's standing in the
domestic bakery market.
Biscuit consumption in China has soared in recent years, on the
back of changing consumer lifestyles and a general growth in
disposable incomes, according to a report published by Leatherhead
Food International (LFI).
UK biscuit maker McVitie's is to cut 33 jobs at its Carlisle
factory, after damage caused by floods in January permanently
disabled four production lines, reducing the plant's total output
by 20 per cent.
France's Danone Group continues to see lower returns from its
biscuit business, haunted by rising raw materials costs, changing
consumer appetites and increased competition. But will the sale of
the Jacob's British and Irish...
Jacob's Bakery, the British biscuit and snack manufacturer owned by
French group Danone, has launched a new summer promotion on packs
of Iced and Choc Gems which offers consumers a free, re-useable
camera in exchange for three...
Expro, one of the biggest producers of crackers and sweet biscuits
in the Guatemalan market, has installed two additional production
lines from the UK's APV Baker group to help it double its capacity
and pursue aggressive growth...