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  1. Fast FT

    April 22, 2016

    Mr Kipling status update: In a relationship

    Like a Facebook profile update, Premier Foods and Nissin Foods say they are “in a relationship”. Earlier this month, US...

  2. April 15, 2016

    Week in Review, April 16

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Facebook sets out AI vision for...

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  1. April 13, 2016

    Mr Kipling’s handling of McCormick offer exceedingly badly done

    Gavin Darby, chief executive of Premier Foods, makes much of the group’s heritage brands, such as Mr Kipling’s cakes....

  2. April 13, 2016

    Premier Foods under fire as McCormick’s abandons pursuit

    Premier Foods came under attack from shareholders after McCormick, the US spice maker, walked away from a proposed...

  3. April 13, 2016

    Premier Foods: hunger game

    This is going to leave a bad taste. McCormick, the US spice maker, has abandoned its pursuit of the Premier Food, the...

  4. Fast FT

    April 13, 2016

    Jilted by McCormick, Premier Foods shares dive 30%

    Its cakes are said to be exceedingly good. Its share price drops are certainly exceedingly big. Mr Kipling cake maker...

  5. FT Alphaville

    April 13, 2016

    FT Opening Quote

    Every little sales increase helps Tesco, which is back in the black; McCormick has dropped its bid for Premier Foods;...

  6. Fast FT

    April 13, 2016

    McCormick gives up on Premier Foods

    US spice-maker McCormick has given up on buying Mr Kipling cake-maker Premier Foods. McCormick, which has had several...

  7. April 6, 2016

    UK Mail seeks efficient way to put round pegs in square holes

    Nationalised industries are enjoying a reappraisal of late. Fears for the future of Tata’s UK metals factories have...

  8. April 1, 2016

    Week in Review, April 2

    A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. FBI drops legal action after...

  9. April 1, 2016

    Who’d be the referee? Takeover Panel under fire from all sides

    It is said that a referee has done a good job when the managers of both teams feel equally aggrieved. A similar...

  10. March 30, 2016

    Tories should learn lessons from Labour over steel aid pleas

    Tata is pulling out of UK steel making. This has triggered reflexive union demands for state support for this failing...

  11. March 30, 2016

    Premier agrees to talks with McCormick after third offer falls short

    Premier Foods has said it will open talks with its US suitor McCormick, even as it argued that a third takeover offer...

  12. Fast FT

    March 30, 2016

    Revised offer still 'undervalues' us, says Premier Foods

    In the latest twist to the saga involving Mr Kipling cakes maker Premier Foods and US spice-maker McCormick, the UK...

  13. Fast FT

    March 30, 2016

    Opening Quote: McCormick makes exceedingly better offer

    McCormick has made an exceedingly better offer for Mr Kipling maker Premier Foods, Tata UK is steeling itself for a...

  14. Fast FT

    March 30, 2016

    Premier Foods shares jump 9% as McCormick ups offer

    Premier Foods shares have jumped another 9 per cent this morning after US spice-maker McCormick fattened its offer for...

  15. FT Alphaville

    March 30, 2016

    FT Opening Quote

    McCormick has made an exceedingly better offer for Mr Kipling maker Premier Foods, Tata UK is steeling itself for a...

  16. Fast FT

    March 30, 2016

    McCormick sweetens offer for Mr Kipling maker

    Premier Foods, maker of British staples such as Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy, has received a sweetened takeover...

  17. March 29, 2016

    Premier Foods/McCormick: pension spice mix

    British cooks often find themselves bemused by the measures used in American cookbooks. How many grams are there in a...

  18. Fast FT

    March 29, 2016

    Premier Foods shares jump amid bid speculation

    Shares in Mr Kipling cakes maker Premier Foods have jumped another 9.1 per cent this morning amid further bid...

  19. Fast FT

    March 24, 2016

    John Paulson urges Premier Foods to engage

    Wall Street hedge fund manager John Paulson has attacked the management of Premier Foods for refusing to engage in...

  20. Fast FT

    March 24, 2016

    McCormick open to sweetening offer for Premier

    McCormick & Co, the US food group whose $700m unsolicited takeover approach for Premier Foods was rejected, said on...

  21. Fast FT

    March 24, 2016

    Premier Foods criticised by Standard Life

    Premier Foods shareholder Standard Life Investments has criticised the board of the UK company over its handling of a...

  22. March 24, 2016

    Premier Foods shareholder hits out at deal with Japan’s Nissin

    Two of Premier Foods biggest shareholders have questioned the objectivity of the UK company’s board after it rejected...

  23. Fast FT

    March 24, 2016

    Japan's Nissin buys slice of Mr Kipling cake maker

    Japanese noodle maker Nissin has bought a 17.27 per cent stake in Premier Foods, a move that paves the way for the...

  24. March 23, 2016

    Sports Direct should go private if it cannot tolerate discipline

    Maverick bosses are guests on the stock market. Guests, like fish, always stink after a while. The point is illustrated...

  25. March 23, 2016

    Premier Foods shares soar after it reveals rejected McCormick bid

    Shares in Premier Foods surged to a near two-year high after it revealed it had rejected two takeover offers from...

  26. Fast FT

    March 23, 2016

    McCormick: Premier offer should be 'well received'

    McCormick & Co, the US food group in pursuit of Mr Kipling Cakes-maker Premier Foods, said that its bid should be “well...

  27. Fast FT

    March 23, 2016

    Premier Foods rejects McCormick, seeks tie up with Nissin

    Bun fight. Mr Kipling cakes-maker Premier Foods is in demand. Shares in the group have jumped more than 40 per cent...

  28. February 28, 2016

    ‘Ovaltine Index’ showcases a UK heritage

    Last week, the FT30 index of big, old British businesses was rejigged to include Burberry, maker of macs and beltbags....

  29. Fast FT

    January 21, 2016

    Premier Foods' branded sales drop 1% in Q3

    Perhaps Father Christmas wasn’t feeling peckish for some Mr Kipling cakes or Ambrosia custard this year. Premier Foods,...

  30. November 15, 2015

    Premier Foods prefers small and profitable

    Ah! Bisto”, quipped the famous 1919 posters depicting two urchins led to roast-beef bliss by a tantalising whiff of...

  31. November 10, 2015

    Premier Foods shares jump on strong sales

    Shares in Premier Foods jumped 17 per cent on Tuesday after brands such as Mr Kipling cakes, Oxo seasonings and Bisto...

  32. May 20, 2015

    UK foods groups press on with growth plans despite deflation

    One the day the UK slipped into deflation, two of the country’s biggest food groups — Greencore and Premier Foods —...

  33. December 11, 2014

    One in five suppliers bullied, says UK small business lobby

    One in five small UK businesses is bullied by the big companies they supply, according to research by the Federation of...

  34. December 8, 2014

    Watchdog warns retailers over supplier payments

    Retailers must provide much more clarity about the extent and nature of payments they receive from their suppliers in...

  35. December 7, 2014

    Premier Foods vows to ‘simplify’ supplier payments

    Premier Foods is to “simplify” its practice of asking suppliers to make annual cash payments or risk losing their...

  36. December 5, 2014

    Premier Foods’ demand to suppliers raises concern

    Britain’s small business lobby has told one of the country’s biggest food companies that it should be ashamed of itself...

  37. November 21, 2014

    Boardroom trades November 22

    Punch Taverns’ prospects appeared to be improving, having suffered heavy blows during last month’s market jitters when...

  38. October 23, 2014

    Discounters Aldi and Lidl squeeze Premier Foods

    Premier Foods, the maker of Bisto gravy, has blamed the march of the discount supermarkets for a near-5 per cent drop...

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