15 March 2013
The owners of Jammie Dodgers and Maryland Cookies firm Burton's Biscuit Co. have started a strategic review of the UK biscuit firm.
31 January 2012
Burton's Biscuit Co is to re-launch its Wagon Wheels biscuit in Russia.
9 January 2012
UK biscuit maker Burton's Biscuit Co. has signed an expanded distribution agreement with Canadian food retailer Loblaw.
21 November 2011
UK biscuit manufacturer Burton's Foods has changed its trading name to Burton's Biscuit Co.
10 October 2011
UK biscuit manufacturer Burton's Foods has quadrupled its annual profits after its licence to make products for Cadbury drove an increase in sales.
3 October 2011
UK biscuit manufacturer Burton's Foods has expanded its Cadbury Fingers range with the launch of Cadbury Fabulous Fingers in the UK.
31 August 2011
Workers at the Burton's Foods plant in Blackpool have accepted a 6% pay increase from the UK biscuit maker.
19 August 2011
Bright Food, the Chinese food group, has bought 75% of Australia's Manassen Foods in a major deal, a "step change" according to Roy Manassen, whose father set up the business. Elsewhere, Walkers Crisps stood by Gary Lineker in the face of reports the former striker's role in the company's advertising was set to diminish, stating: "There is no change whatsoever to Gary Lineker's role or relationship with Walkers Crisps." Here's the best of what was said on just-food this week.
15 August 2011
Union officials are due to re-ballot staff at a Burton's Foods plant after workers rejected a pay offer from the UK biscuit maker.
11 July 2011
UK biscuit manufacturer Burton's Foods has struck a distribution deal with Wal-Mart Stores for its Cadbury Fingers biscuit line in the US and Mexico.
5 July 2011
Workers at a Burton's Foods factory in Blackpool could strike in a pay dispute with the UK biscuit maker.
4 July 2011
Private-equity firm Blackstone has acquired a stake in Tangerine Confectionery, the UK business behind brands like Butterkist popcorn.
20 May 2011
UK biscuit maker Burton's Foods has decided to keep chocolate refining at its facility in Moreton in an agreement with unions that brings an end to a four-month dispute.
20 April 2011
Burton's Foods, the UK biscuit maker behind brands including Maryland Cookies and the Cadbury's biscuits range, is to give more time to union proposals on the company's planned production revamp.
19 April 2011
Burton's Foods has indicated that it hopes to "enhance" its reseach and development and quality functions through two senior appointments.
12 April 2011
UK biscuit maker Burton's Foods today (12 April) announced that it has achieved its target to source 100% segregated palm oil two years ahead of schedule.
25 February 2011
Burton's Foods workers, represented by the Unite union, will stage a march tomorrow (16 January) to protest the planed closure of Burton's biscuit factory in Moreton.
14 January 2011
Rising commodity prices: should we be concerned? That is a key question facing the food industry. Again this week there was much comment on the issue and the possible impact on the sector. Sainsbury's boss Justin King, for instance, warned suppliers they would have to work hard to justify price increases. Meanwhile, the UK retailer, widely seen to have outperformed its rivals over Christmas, issued its festive numbers this week, alongside the likes of Tesco, M&S and Morrisons.
12 January 2011
UK union Unite has vowed to fight to save the Burton's Foods biscuit factory in Moreton, which the company is planning to close.
12 January 2011
Burton's Foods is to close its biscuit factory in the UK town of Moreton with the loss of around 342 jobs.
8 December 2010
The management merry-go-round at the UK's largest food group, Premier Foods plc, continued today (8 December) with the company announcing the creation of yet another new role.
8 December 2010
The executive shake-up at Premier Foods plc has continued, with the UK's largest food group creating a new role of group marketing director.
8 November 2010
UK biscuit maker Burton's Foods is to launch two Jammie Dodgers products in March as part of an overhaul of the brand.