Confectionery

Contract to boost Premier Foods’s distribution

Premier Foods has signed a deal with XPO Logistics to relocate its distribution to a centralised hub

Premier Foods is to consolidate its warehousing operations and boost deliveries, after agreeing a new contract with XPO Logistics, which will create 170 jobs.

A 'manufacturing error' forced a recall of Tesco linguine

Tesco blames ‘manufacturing error’ for recall

The soft drinks tax could be extended to cakes, confectionery and pastry after a two-year review

Tax on sugary drinks may be extended after review

The coatings and fillings have had their sugar reduced by at least 30%

Chocolate coatings claimed to meet indulgence trend

Nestlé's move to Poland could be the first of many manufacturers moving to Eastern Europe, an industry expert said

Nestlé’s Poland move: ‘first of many Brexit transfers’

Nestlé UK has revealed plans to cut nearly 300 jobs, as Blue Riband production moves to Poland (YouTube/CandyAisle)

Nestlé to cut 298 jobs as Blue Riband moves to Poland

Whitworths has been put up for sale

Dried fruit and nut maker Whitworths put up for sale

Easter shoppers are set to shell out nearly £4bn on food and gifts over the holiday

Easter food and gift spending to reach nearly £4bn

Rivington Biscuits' brands have been put up for sale

Rivington Biscuits’ brands put up for sale

A Walkers Shortbread worker was retained in hospital for two days after trapping his arm in a dough feeder (Flickr/karendotcom127)

Walkers Shortbread worker hospitalised after injury

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