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MBO at Park Cakes provides exit for Vision Capital Subscription
Own-label cake manufacturer Park Cakes has been sold by private equity owner Vision Capital to the business’ management team for an undisclosed amount.
Finsbury has turned to former Bake Off judge Mary Berry to sweeten sales with a new range of cakes as inflationary cost pressures squeeze the business.
McVitie’s gets cake bites trio in sharing tub format Subscription
The NPD is expected to generate £5m of value sales in its first 12 months
The NPD is aimed at drawing younger consumers to the tarts sub-category
Its flagship launch for 2017 was made possible thanks to the purchase of United Biscuits by Yildiz Holding
Burton’s says the range has been created to meet rising consumer demand for “treatier biscuits”
Alana Spencer also aims to launch new brand into foodservice and will continue to manufacture cakes in Wales
Final day of production is expected to be 27 January, 161 workers told
CEO Ranjit Singh warns of post-Brexit uncertainty as group reports strong set of Q1 figures
Brand hails its ‘largest NPD for several years’
Just Desserts unveils first branded cakes range Subscription
The Shipley bakery’s range comprises Victoria Sponge, Lemon Drizzle and Salted Caramel Cake
McVitie's adds Hobnobs to Nibbles bite-sized range Subscription
The new line will be available from January in a resealable pouch
Northumbrian creates 40 jobs with £1.2m biscuit line Subscription
The investment ’will reinforce our leading position in the gluten-free sector’, says the supplier
Brits have lost their taste for everyday biscuits, buying 48.4 million fewer packs over the past year
Ferrero close to Delacre deal with Pladis Subscription
The Italian chocolate manufacturer confirmed in a statement that it had made an offer to buy Delacre and DeliChoc, which is also available in the UK.
The launch addressed a shortage of sharing formats in the biscuit category, said Mondelez
Burton’s is under new leadership and has shed its Cadbury biscuits licence as sales fell from £315.4m in 2014 to £287.4m in the year to 3 January 2015.
White-iced Frosty Fancies are among this season’s NPD
The new biscuits represent Hershey’s first entry into the category
Biscuiteers appeals for crowdfunding Subscription
Hand-made biscuit company is looking to fund international expansion and online growth
Mr Kipling’s Cherry Bakewells and Orange & Cranberry Oat Slices launched in packs of two
Real Good Food targets US growth in turnaround bid Subscription
Real Good Food is targeting the US, Canada and the wider Americas in a bid to turnaround ailing sales at the bakery and cake decoration group
The festive line-up also features the return of McVitie’s Frosty Mint Digestive Slices
Revenues at United Biscuits UK, which now falls under the Pladis group, declined amid falling supermarket prices
Focus on Cakes & Biscuits Subscription
Forget high-concept NPD. This year’s biscuit success story is McVitie’s Digestives…
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Ritz Crackers return to TV screens for the first time in 30 years on Monday…
Pass the custard... nostalgia is king in puddings Subscription
Traditional desserts such as fruit crumble and bread & butter pud are enjoying the sweet taste of success. But why not oth…
Developed by Asda and the world’s oldest maker of Christmas puddings, the retailer describes this reworking of a festive classic…
Biscuits: Global Industry Guide Subscription
The global biscuits market had total revenues of $44,944.8 million in 2011, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.1%…
Volume sales of small cakes have overtaken large cakes – in part thanks to inventive NPD, new research from Mintel revealed today.
United Biscuits UK is cutting the size and price of some of its most popular McVitie’s lines…
Fiddes Payne has overhauled its cake decorations portfolio and renamed it Cake Angels…
A new sugar-free and no-added-sugar brand that includes biscuits, chocolate and jam is set to launch…
Giant Jaffa Cake rolls into stores Subscription
McVitie’s has launched its Big One Jaffa Cake in stores.
McVitie’s Cake Company has replaced its Jaffa Cake and Galaxy big muffins with mini variants…