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Rhodes Food Group finalizes Ma Baker pie acquisition amid strong domestic results

South African Rhodes Foods has bought Kwa-Zulu Natal-based Ma Baker pies to strengthen its position in the grow pie market. Pic: ©iStock/Bonchan

South African Rhodes Food Group Holdings has recently purchased pie producer Ma Baker for R193m ($14.97m) and reported good growth in its domestic markets, although it did not fare as well in the international arena due to a stronger rand.

AGRANA has bought a fruit processing plant in India.

AGRANA Fruit expands into India through acquisition

The sharp increase in the butter price is causing a flurry of concern among manufacturers of butter-rich baked goods and patisseries. Pic: ©iStock/yanast

Rising butter price stirs up discontent in bakery and pastry sector

Baked goods speciality group Aryzta has finally appointed a CEO to replace Owen Killian. Pic: ©iStock/dbvirago

Aryzta finally appoints new chief executive officer

Pladis vows to change mental health perception in the workplace

Pladis vows to change mental health perception in the workplace

Hans-Joachim Boekstegers, CEO, Multivac, speaking at Interpack.

Multivac signs MoU with Meyn Food Processing Technology and Cabinplant

The demand for Western artisanal-style breads and pastries is on the increase in the East.

AB Mauri caters to China’s taste for European artisanal-style products

The GEA Imaforni tunnel oven for cookies. Picture: GEA.

GEA debuts Comas and Imaforni processing lines

7-Eleven's new Twix donut, covered in caramel and drizzled with chocolate, is rolling out across the US. Pic: 7-Eleven

7-Eleven taps specialty bakery growth with Twix-topped donuts

Brexit is not having as much as an effect on food prices as most people were expecting, shows IRI data. Pic: ©iStock/genkur

Sugar reduction, not Brexit, might cause UK bakery price increase: IRI analyst

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