The big hitters in the UK biscuit sector have been busy over the
past year with consolidation and major acquisitions re-shaping the
industry's landscape, according to a new report by Leatherhead
Currency translation effects and tough trading conditions in the UK
kept first half sales at Britain's United Biscuits in line with
those seen a year earlier, despite an increased share of sales from
added-value branded products....
United Biscuits' management in the UK has finally run out of
patience with staff and unions at its Fontaneda plant in Spain. If
all the parties cannot agree on terms for the relocation of staff
to other UB sites by 15 October,...