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Polish Food – a Taste of Tradition, a Tradition of Taste

Polish food specialises in a wide range of various products, which deserve recognition and also deserve to be recognised as exceptional. The inimitable taste of Polish food is created through unique recipes, traditional character and, similarly to Irish food, exceptional quality.
Agriculture based on family farms has always had great importance in Poland. Since 1989, Poland […]

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DuPont’s bread thins use alternative carbohydrate concept

DuPont Nutrition & Health has launched a new bakery concept inspired by Nordic thin breads, as it seeks to revitalise Europe’s struggling bread market and reengage consumers who have turned their backs on traditional wheat-based offerings.
The Nordic Light Thins innovation is part of a series of DuPont alternative carbohydrate concepts, designed to help bakers tempt […]

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Scientists create better-for-you bread

A team of food scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) says it has successfully formulated a recipe for making healthier bread by adding a natural plant pigment, called anthocyanin, extracted from black rice. This new bread option gets digested at a slower rate – hence improving blood glucose control – and is high […]

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Stability Returning to Premier Foods

    Stability Returning to Premier Foods

UK food processor Premier Foods has reported that its underlying business sales increased by 1.1% to £757.1 million in the six months to 30 June 2012, an increase of £8.0 million compared to the prior year, and that underlying business trading profit increased by 3.2% to £53.2 million. As Premier Foods is undergoing a period […]

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Record Sales For Finsbury Food Group

    Record Sales For Finsbury Food Group

Finsbury Food Group, a leading UK manufacturer of cake, bread and gluten free bakery goods, has broken through the £200 million turnover barrier for the year ended 30 June 2012. The group achieved strong organic sales growth across both of its businesses. Total group sales of £207 million for the full year were up 9.4%, […]

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Finsbury Reaches £100 Million Interim Sales Milestone

    Finsbury Reaches £100 Million Interim Sales Milestone

Finsbury Food Group, a leading UK manufacturer of cake, bread and morning goods, has increased revenue by 16% to £102 million for the six months ended 31st December 2011 to pass the £100 million interim sales milestone for the first time. Profit before tax grew by £0.3 million to £2.2 million.
The group achieved growth across each […]

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Profits Plunge at Premier Foods

    Profits Plunge at Premier Foods

Premier Foods has reported a 29.3% drop in trading profit for ongoing business to £173.7 million for 2011 on sales down 3.4% to £1.81 billion. The UK food group has been disposing of assets to reduce its debt mountain. The sales of the Meat-free, Canned grocery and Brookes Avana businesses realised total net proceeds of […]

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Finsbury Food Group Passes £100 Million Interim Sales Barrier

    Finsbury Food Group Passes £100 Million Interim Sales Barrier

Finsbury Food Group, a leading UK manufacturer of cake, bread and gluten free bakery goods, has increased first half sales revenues to £102 million, passing the £100 million in six months milestone for the first time. This represents organic growth of just over £14 million and an increase of 16% compared with the prior year.
The […]

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Finsbury Sustains Interim Profit Despite Fall in Sales

    Finsbury Sustains Interim Profit Despite Fall in Sales

UK baker Finsbury Food Group has reported a 7% fall in revenue to £82.9m and flat pre-tax profit of £1.8m for the 26 weeks to January 2nd 2010. Finsbury is the second largest player within the £1.5b UK cake market and the market leader in the supply of gluten free baked goods to multiple grocers.
Trading […]

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UK Gluten and Wheat Free Market Now Worth £120 Million

The gluten and wheat free market in the UK is continuing to show strong growth. Latest Kantar Worldpanel data (52 w/e 26 December 2010), commissioned by gluten free brand leader DS-gluten free, shows that the total gluten and wheat free market is now worth more than £120.2m – up 14.8% year on year. Bread, sweet […]

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Finsbury Food Group and Genius Foods Form New Joint Venture

    Finsbury Food Group and Genius Foods Form New Joint Venture

Finsbury Food Group, a leading UK manufacturer of cake, bread and gluten-free bakery goods, has entered into a new joint venture agreement with Genius Foods, the gluten-free bread company created by Edinburgh-based chef and writer Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne. Finsbury and Genius are expanding their existing relationship through the introduction of additional gluten free products to be […]

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Warburtons Invests £2.5 Million in Gluten-free Bakery

    Warburtons Invests £2.5 Million in Gluten-free Bakery

British bakery group Warburtons is reported to have invested £2.5m in a dedicated gluten-free production plant at its site in Newburn. The new bakery will produce a range of Warburtons gluten-free products including white and brown bread loaves and sub rolls, teacakes and crumpets.
The dedicated facility will initially employ nine people, rising to twenty within […]

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Finsbury Food Group Shows Resilience

    Finsbury Food Group Shows Resilience

Despite a declining turnover as customers moved away from the premium products that had been its traditional area of strength, Finsbury Food Group managed to deliver growth in key areas, increase profitability and restructure the business to achieve operational efficiencies during the year ended July 3rd 2010. Revenue at the UK cakes, bread and morning […]

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Grupo Siro Opens €6m R&D Centre

Spanish food group Grupo Siro has opened a new Eur6m research and development facility at El Espinar in northern Spain. The 3,000 sq m facility, which will house a team of 30 researchers, will focus on new product development. It will also undertake contracts for other food manufacturers. Grupo Siro operates across five food categories […]

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Highest British Food Inflation For a Year

Rising ingredients and input costs for food manufacturers are being reflected in a sudden rise in food retail prices but it is still a long way short of the hyper-inflation of 2008. According to the British Retail Consortium-Nielsen Price Index, food inflation increased to 3.8% in August from 2.5% in July, the highest since July […]

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