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Coultons Bread opens new distribution depot in Wales

  Coultons Bread Ltd, one of the UK’s leading distribution bakeries, will open the base at Cibyn Industrial Estate , Caernarfon in November 2016 and will create 20 jobs This depot is a strategic partnership between Coultons Bread Ltd and Allied Bakeries, whose brands include Kingsmill, Burgen, Allinson, and Sunblest. Howard Hunter, managing director of…

Allied Bakeries reviews 23 jobs in streamlining operation.

A major restructure at Allied Bakeries will see 23 management and admin roles go under review, including its category director position. British Baker understands that the role of Martin Garlick, head of category and shopper, is one of those under consultation. Garlick has been with the company since 2013, and joined from Warburtons. At Allied,…

Allied Bakeries £31million investment

Allied Bakeries makes £31m bakery investment17 April, 2015 By Bronya Smolen, British Baker Allied Bakeries has made a £31m investment at its Stevenage bakery – completing its multi-million pound capital expenditure programme. The owner of the Kingsmill brand has now finished its £210m five-year programme across the Allied Bakeries portfolio, something it claims is the…

Warburtons strikes two-year partnership with BHF charity

27 October, 2014 By Bronya Smolen Warburtons BHF packaging Warburtons has announced a two-year commercial venture with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to raise awareness about healthy eating. The charity and the family bakery will campaign over the next two years, by displaying key messages and the BHF logo on Warburtons Wholemeal loaf packaging. The…

Kingsmill Great White wins award

Allied Bakeries took home the Grocery Product Launch of the Year 2014 award at the Retail Industry Awards for its Great White Loaf. After what the company has called the “most successful launch in food FMCG this year”, the loaf received 29% of votes for the title. The loaf, which has 7g of fibre per…

Kingsmill Launch Sandwich Thins

Kingsmill has this morning launched a new range of sandwich thins – coupled with the announcement of an £8.4m investment at its bakery in Glasgow. Kingsmill Sandwich Thins are square, pre-sliced thin rolls, available in both white and 50/50 varieties. Kingsmill, owned by Allied Bakeries, said the launch was to capitalise on £30m-worth of growth…