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28 November, 2014

United Biscuits to cut 202 jobs from McVitie's plant

202 jobs have been cut at the McVitie's factory in Glasgow, according to workers union GMB.

The chief executive and finance director of Finsbury Food Group have been issued shares to the value of more than £146,000. 

Marks and Spencer has launched a new site at Sutton station with SSP, in a bid to extend its breakfast and lunch offering in the food-to-go market.

Three of the suspended Tesco executives have reportedly left the company.

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New British Palm Oil (NBPO) has seen sales for the first nine months of 2014 rocket to £320.7m ($503m) from £274.9m in the previous year.

Own-label products continue to flourish with supermarkets offering reduced ranges missing out on revenue. 

Orchard Valley Foods’ national sales manager looks back at Cake International and considers the longevity of the cupcake.

Sales up 4% at SSP

27 November, 2014

SSP, the global giant behind travel brands such as Upper Crust and Caffè Ritazza, has seen revenue increase by 4% - helped by a strong performance in the UK.

United Biscuits (UB), the international manufacturer of biscuits, has signed a three-year partnership with a fellow international producer to focus on its sweet biscuits. 

Retail sales this December are expected to rise 4% year-on-year to £42.4bn – more than £1.5bn than last year. 

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