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Focus: M&A remains core for acquisitive Flowers

Flowers Foods, the second-largest bakery group in the US, has been an active consolidator in the industry and the group remains on the hunt....

Editor's viewpoint: US consumer chill lingers

Read the financial statements and listen to the conference calls from US food manufacturers in recent days and it is clear: companies operat...

Flowers eyes new markets before bakery reopenings

Flowers Foods will look at new markets for its enlarged portfolio of bread brands to boost volumes before it considers reopening the former...

Flowers confident on cakes ahead of Hostess return

US baker Flowers Foods has said it is "confident" its snack cake business will continue to thrive even as the new-look Hostess Brands return...

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Flowers Foods names Alexander COO 15 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

US baked goods firm Flowers Foods has promoted Bradley Alexander as chief operating officer.


Shares in Flowers Foods dip on Q1 profit drop 15 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

US bakery group Flowers Foods has reported lower first-quarter profits as costs linked to its acquisition of assets from the former Hostess Brands weighed on its bottom line.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 31 Mar 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week Cerebos Greggs announced the closure of its East Tamaki plant putting 125 jobs at risk. Job cuts were announced at Asda too as the company plans a restructure to cut costs. Ads and marketing campaigns were the centre of attention this week with Aldi getting its wrists slapped over the Swap and Save campaign and Sainsbury winning an appeal for a judicial review of Tesco's price promise. Here is the week in quotes


Flowers licenses Wonder, Home Pride in Midwest 6 Mar 2014

Katy Askew

Flowers Foods has inked a deal that provides Indiana-based baker Aunt Millie's Bakeries the license to produce and market Wonder and Home Pride breads in parts of the Midwest.


Flowers, Hershey partner for Mrs Freshley's NPD 4 Mar 2014

Katy Askew

Flowers Foods has partnered with Hershey to offer two snack cake products under the US bakery group's Mrs Freshley's brand.

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