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Kennedy's Bakery Production Magazine | July 2, 2020

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HUG-Backwaren grows after years of decline

February 10, 2014 |

HUG-Backwaren (Switzerland) has experienced company growth after several years of inactivity and decline.

The company has increased its volume processed by 300 t to 8760 t. In 2013 their turnover grew by 4.2%, reaching 111.4 million CHF. HUG is expecting … Read More

Avana bakeries jobs at risk

February 7, 2014 |

UK supermarket Marks & Spencer (M&S) has ended its 77-year history with Avana Bakeries. The pull is said to threaten around 650 jobs, as the M&S deal comprises 85% of what Avana bakery produces.

The work is being transferred to … Read More

Unicorn Grain plans to invest

February 7, 2014 |

Functional and speciality ingredients company, Unicorn Grain (The Netherlands), is looking to invest more than €2 million in its processes in order to expand the capacity of the company.

Unicorn Gain is investing in several projects due to its continued … Read More

Kellogg to close US cookie plant

February 6, 2014 |

The Kellogg Company (US) will close its Charlotte cookie plant as part of its Project K. Announced last year, the project is planned to make around $424-475m in savings by 2018 by axing 7% of the workforce.

The Charlotte plant … Read More

Nestlé to use purple sweet potato puffs

February 5, 2014 |

Nestlé (Switzerland) has created a way to manufacture extruded and crunchy purple sweet potato puffs to be included in cereal bars and breakfast cereal. Read More

Ancient grains most used in bakery sector

February 4, 2014 |

Innova Market Insights (The Netherlands) has announced that last year’s top category for the use of ancient grains was bakery. Read More

Palsgaard builds new Asian plant

February 3, 2014 |

Emulsifier specialist Palsgaard has announced that the company is in the process of installing a margarine pilot plant at its facilities in Singapore. Read More

Puratos expand business in Vietnam

February 3, 2014 |

Puratos (UK) has entered the Vietnamese cocoa market and is set to become a rival for Cargill just one year after the British ED&F stopped collecting cocoa in Vietnam. Read More

Artisan bread sales increase through toast craze

January 31, 2014 |

In the UK over the last year, sales of speciality bread increased by 8%. Mintel (UK) stated that a majority of customers would pay more money for higher quality bread. There was an growth in customer demand for granary, multigrain … Read More

US group to take control of Hovis

January 30, 2014 |

Premier Foods (UK) has created a joint venture with US based Gores Group, who will pay £30 million for 51% ownership of Hovis. The deal is said to be due to Premier Food’s struggle with the bread company. Over the … Read More