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The battle among UK bakers

As the pressures of weak consumer spending continues and major UK retailers embark on a promotional war to win shoppers, the lowly loaf of b...

Quote, unquote: just-food’s week in words

With spring in the air, food makers in Europe and the US seemed in buoyant mood this week. Finland’s Fazer Group claimed “more confidence” i...

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Interview: Finsbury CEO Duffy on Fletchers deal 10 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Finsbury Food Group CEO John Duffy today (10 October) described the company's move to buy fellow UK bakery company Fletchers Group as "transformational", telling just-food the deal will help his business grow in a number of ways.

Interview: Finsbury CEO eyes growth in bread 1 Jul 2013

Michelle Russell

Earlier this year UK baker Finsbury Food Group offloaded its gluten-free bread business to venture partner Genius Foods. However, Finsbury, which makes cakes for brands under licence and for UK retailers, still sees potential in bread and today announced plans to significantly increase capacity. Michelle Russell spoke to CEO John Duffy.

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Finsbury buys Johnstone's Just Desserts 6 May 2015

Katy Askew

UK cake maker Finsbury Food Group has entered into an agreement to acquire foodservice supplier Johnstone's Just Desserts from administrators FRP Advisory.

Finsbury Food Group H1 profits up 23 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

UK cake supplier Finsbury Food Group has announced an increase in half-year profits, helped by last year's acquisition of local peer Fletchers Bakery Group and by higher underlying sales.

Finsbury Food Group buoyed by Fletchers, Christmas 21 Jan 2015

Dean Best

UK baker Finsbury Food Group has reported a jump in half-year revenue, helped by its acquisition of local peer Fletchers and by sales over Christmas.

Finsbury's UK cake sales offset overseas slide 26 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Finsbury Food Group said today (26 November) a "strong" performance from its domestic cake business had boosted sales, offsetting falling revenues outside the UK.

Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 13 Oct 2014

Dean Best

just-food reported direct from the annual IGD industry convention in London this week, with a leading light in the grocery retail sector ruffling a few feathers with comments about manufacturers and retailers. Elsewhere, China's Bright Food made its latest deal in Europe, with the acquisition of Filippo Berio olive oil owner Salov and we interviewed the CEO of Finsbury Food Group after the UK baker announced a move for local peer Fletchers Group.

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bread in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of Wo...

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Global Bakery & Cereals Market: Merger and Acquisitions October 2014

Global Bakery & Cereals Market: Merger and Acquisitions Octo

The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global bakery & cereals market during October 2014....

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