Marzipan

It's going to be a happy Christmas for JF Renshaw's 200-strong workforce, whose jobs have been saved after the company was acquired by British Bakels. Pic: GettyImages

125-year-old UK icing and marzipan producer saved from administration

By Gill Hyslop

The future of JF Renshaw – which has been supplying the UK and international bakery sector with ready to roll icing, marzipan, frostings, caramel and mallows since 1898 – has been secured following a sale of the business and its assets to British Bakels...

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Bright Blue Foods cuts 57 jobs at cake plant

By Rod Addy

Bright Blue Foods aims to cut 57 jobs as it closes its Manchester bakery, which makes slab, loaf and Christmas cake, and shift production to other sites to improve efficiency.

Alberto Bauli

Food processing seasonal products: Pandoro Xmas cake

By Jenny Eagle

'Christmas and cakes: an Italian combo thanks to “pandoro”, the traditional Christmas cake which accompanies Italian consumers throughout the holidays together with the Milanese cake “panettone”.