Honeytop thrives

Turnover at privately owned naan bread and flatbread producer Honeytop Speciality Foods grew 11% to £20m in the year to 30 June, despite a slowdown in the UK's Indian food market, it said.

Feeling the heat

Cake manufacturer Inter Link Foods blamed a hot summer for a 3.3% drop in first-quarter like-for-like sales. Executive chairman Alwin Thompson said advance orders for Christmas lines such as mince pies were well up on last year and that a pudding bakery would open in spring 2007.

Retail mag clout

The retail sector accounts for 15% of the £352m-a-year customer magazine publishing sector, according to Mintel research.