Allied Bakeries is making its first foray into social media with the launch of a Facebook page for its 120-year-old Allinson brand. The online push follows a re-launch of the brand last month that included new packaging based on Victorian designs and the roll-out of new loaf Brown Batch With ...
Heavy spending on advertising and the high price of wheat saw margins tighten for Kingsmill over the previous year, according to brand owner Associated British Foods. The company said its Allied Bakeries subsidiary had achieved “only partial recovery of higher wheat costs” due to the “extremely competitive market”.
Industrial action was averted at Hovis last week after union members and management came together at the eleventh hour to discuss proposed changes to work practices at its Avonmouth bakery. The Bakers Food & Allied Workers Union…
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