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.
Holland’s Pies has confirmed that 10 manufacturing staff will leave the Accrington firm as it bids to become “more efficient and competitive in the marketplace”.
Online marketing helps boost Northern Foods' Q1 bakery sales
Northern Foods says Facebook and Twitter helped its bakery division achieve a 6.8 per cent increase in underlying quarterly revenue.
Financial briefs: Northern Foods, Kraft, Weston Foods
Northern Foods and Kraft have successfully offset high commodity costs by focusing on core brands, while Weston Foods suffered an operating income decline of 30 per cent.
Northern Foods withstands commodity pressure
UK-based Northern Foods yesterday reported a Q3 3.5 per cent
revenue increase, avoiding the current commodity squeeze by passing
costs on to customers.
Northern Foods feels commodity squeeze
Global food manufacturer Northern Foods this week warned that it
faces price rises of up to ten per cent because of steep commodity
price increases in the UK.
Bakery sales continue to struggle for Northern Foods
Northern Foods today reported a 2.6 per cent decline in bakery
sales revenue in the 13 weeks up to 30 June.
Northern Foods struggles after bakery slump
UK food group Northern Foods is struggling in the competitive
domestic bakery market - adding heat to rumours it may be forced to
sell off its core Fox's biscuit brand.
Lagging bakery fails to dent Northern Foods
Despite underperforming bakery operations, UK producer Northern
Foods has said trading is currently in line with expectations and
the group is on track to hit targets.
Northern Foods sell off to improve outlook
UK Northern Foods have today reported positive results after
selling off faltering businesses, enjoying organic growth of 3.2
Northern Foods jettisons pies to pursue ready-meals
UK bakery giant Northern Foods has disposed of its well-established
pastry and flour divisions in order to focus fully on the core
pizza, ready meals and sandwich sectors of its snacking empire.
Weak bakery sales force Northern Foods to refocus
Northern Foods reported a drop in bakery sales this week with the
sector falling 6.6 per cent from 18.6 per cent after a
disappointing performance for the quarter ended 30 September.
Northern Foods focuses on core profit drivers
Northern Foods yesterday reported a 1.1 per cent drop in underlying
revenues for the quarter ended 30 September, as the UK-based
company continues to shed underperforming units.
Ailing Northern Foods closes factory
Struggling bakery business Northern Foods has announced the closure
of a major bakery in a cost-cutting move that will axe 690 jobs.
Northern Foods sells chilled distribution business
In a further restructuring Northern Foods today announced it will
sell its chilled distribution business for £51.2 million.
Unlucky Northern Foods issues profit warning
After six months of sliding sales, rising production costs and now
a devastating factory fire, Northern Foods' chairman has warned the
year's first-half profits will be dented.
Factory fire could burn hole in Northern Foods profits
Fire has devastated a UK bakery plant owned by struggling food
processors, Northern Foods, in an incident likely to harm their
already faltering profits.
Northern Foods attempts radical surgery to stem losses
Northern Foods will put 40 per cent of its business up for sale,
and focusing on pizzas, biscuits, ready meals, sandwiches and
Healthy eating trend endangers Northern Foods
Like other convenience food producers in the UK, Northern Foods is
struggling amidst sliding sales - issuing its second profit warning
in two months as consumers shun biscuits, pastries and pizza.
Northern Foods slashes profit forecast
UK-based Northern Foods has issued a profit warning after failing
to offset rising production costs with necessary price hikes.
Northern Foods appeals Melton Mowbray pork pie decision
Northern Foods has vowed to take its battle over who can make
Melton Mowbray pork pies to a higher court, after being stymed by a
UK judge who ruled that an application by local producers for
protected status can proceed under EU...
Company battles pork pie brand protectionism
Will the real Melton Mowbray pork pie please stand up? A court
battle over the use of the name for a pork pie has evolved as a
ground breaking case in the UK and also as an example of the
problems the EU's geographical indications...
Northern Foods hit by fall in profits
Northern Foods, one of the UK's leading suppliers to Marks &
Spencer, yesterday announced a sharp fall in annual profits after a
year of tough restructuring.
Northern Foods sells business to relieve profit squeeze
UK-based manufacturer Northern Foods has agreed the £12.6 million
sale of Cavaghan & Gray Seafood (C&GS) chilled and frozen
fish business to IFP Holdings, a subsidiary of Icelandic Group
Northern lights down
UK food processor Northern Foods has blamed a drop in pre-tax
profit on tough trading conditions in the first half of the year.
The group is taking stock of the situation and a full review of the
company's structure is being...
Fox's biscuits to continue Northern
Northern Foods has continued its strategy of focusing on the
fast-growing convenience food sector with the sale of its Fox's
Confectionery unit. Will the troubled Fox's biscuit business be the
next unit put on the market?