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Premier Foods first quarter sales dip, despite good growth from Cadbury cakes

Premier Foods' reported it experienced a drop in Q1 2017 sales after warmer weather negatively affected winter favorites like Bisto gravy, but sales of Mr Kipling sweet treats were up. Pic: Premier Foods

Mr Kipling maker Premier Foods’ reported a 3.1% sales dip in 2017 Q1 as warmer weather negatively affected winter favorites like Bisto and Oxo, but this was offset by bigger demand for sweet treats.

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Premier Foods, which manufactures a range of baking mixes under the Paul Hollywood brand, saw a drop in overall sales in the first half of the year.

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NPD round-up September 2016: Kind bars, Field Trip, Warburtons

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Premier is rolling out its branded Whole Cakes range to UK stores this month

Premier Foods aims to woo younger shoppers with Cadbury Whole Cakes

A broad program' to reduce sugar is being introduced. Pic: © iStock/monkeybusinessimages

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Premier Foods produces some of the UK's biggest grocery brands

Exceedingly good result: Premier Foods cake sales grow every quarter

Nish Kankiwala will take over as CEO from next month

Hovis CEO Martyn Wilks to be replaced by chairman Nish Kankiwala

Mr Kipling is the UK's largest cake brand

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Premier plans to grow its on-the-go business with small formats

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