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1 May, 2016

Kate’s Cakes to close Ashington and Esher sites

Staff at the CSM Bakery Solutions-owned Kate’s Cakes sites in West Sussex and Surrey were given a letter on Wednesday (27 April) informing them that the outlets are to close “by the end of 2017”.

Liz Kendall, MP for Leicester West, has demanded that Ginsters' manufacturer Samworth Brothers scrap their newly-imposed contracts, as they are accused of “systematic bullying”.

Muntons, the Suffolk-based maltster and malted ingredient company, has invested £2.5 million in management software.

Burton’s Biscuits is to relaunch its Cadbury Animals and Cadbury Dinos biscuit ranges with an updated recipe and new pack designs.

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Marks & Spencer has launched its new Spirit of Summer food range, which includes new biscuits, and pastry products.

Chocolate producer Callebaut recently held a cookery demonstration that showed retailers how to take advantage of the food-to-go trend at six key meal occasions.

Aimed at chocolatiers and pastry chefs, the Chocolate Dessert of the Year competition is open now.

Lancashire-based family bakers Sheldon’s has added black-and-white family portraits to their packaging, to highlight the company’s 70-year history. 

Lincoln-based commercial catering equipment manufacturer Lincat has appointed two new managers to its sales team.

Union GMB is planning to stage a series of protests outside supermarket chains Lidl and Morrisons, over a dispute at Warburtons-owned supplier Giles Foods.

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In the last of three instalments from Proper Cornish’s marketing director, he travels to Shanghai on a bakery mission – to meet distributors, buyers and agencies.

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