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News in pictures Suggested Topics Premier Foods appointed a new top executive and split its grocery and bread arms yesterday as it tries to speed up a shake-up of its businesses. Geoff Eaton, formerly chief executive of the chilled foods group Uniq,
F Deal marks another step in Premier's sale programme to cut debt and concentrate on eight key brands Debt-laden Premier Foods has continued its disposal programme with the sale of flour business Elephant Atta to Associated British Foods for £34m.
On Facebook Premier Foods, the manufacturer of Hovis, Bisto and Oxo, is to shed 600 jobs as its new management plans to more than double annual cost savings to £40m by the end of 2013. The jobs are largely expected to go from administrative posts
Articles The UK's biggest foods group, whose top brands also include Batchelor's, Hovis and Mr. Kipling, is struggling with hefty debts after an acquisition spree and is looking to offload non-core businesses as it battles with weak consumer demand.
Michael Clarke, who has been given the job of stabilising Premier Foods after a torrid year, recently laid out his manifesto to the industry bible. In an interview with The Grocer, the new chief roared "With focus on power brands, I can save Premier."
Britain's largest food manufacturer slumped yesterday after it revealed well-known brands such as Hovis were fast losing market share and it was having to renegotiate the terms of its debt pile...It said the decline represents a loss of market share
Bright Food Group Co will focus its international expansion in Australia, where China's second-largest food company is said to have spent about A$400 million ($425 million) this month to gain grocery brands. "Recently, quite a few Australian
Katherine Rose for the Guardian It has long sent tea to China and corned beef to South America, but a British firm has now found an even more curious niche market: exporting curried dishes to India . British Corner Shop, which is based at Iron Acton,
Sales dropped by a total of 5.1% in the three months to the end of March, and the company warned of an extra £6m marketing spend in the first half, a £10m higher pension charge, and a £10m-£15m restructuring charge...Analysts Clive Black and Darren
EDT Last updated on Saturday, Apr. 24, 2010 3:00AM EDT T uesday, Aug. 26, 1969, was a slow news day...Gordon Sharwood read the headline in The Globe and Mail about Ottawa cracking down on water pollution. Then Sharwood flipped to the Report on