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Finsbury hopes taking vegan path is a recipe for success

February 26, 2019

The boss of Finsbury Food aims to cask in on “exciting” new consumer interests, such as the rise of veganism, after the cake maker’s profits remained flat in the face of rising ingredients costs. “We are trying to react to change in consumer behaviour and enter into niche areas,” said John Duffy, chief executive. Read…

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Finsbury goes vegan

February 26, 2019

Finsbury has launched a vegan brioche-style burger bun in a bid to cash in on the growing food trend. The cake-and-bread maker’s move follows in the footsteps of bakery chain Greggs, whose vegan sausage rolls have sold well. Read more here

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Turn to well-run businesses when times get tough

September 20, 2018

Finsbury Food is a great example of a company that has proved it can navigate challenging market conditions. The ability to successfully navigate endless market challenges is the sign of good management and a well-run business. Investors seeking examples should look no further than Finsbury Food (FIF:AIM) which has just served up an impressive set…

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Asda rolls out Freakshake-inspired Baileys cakes

September 20, 2018

Finsbury Food Group has unveiled a duo of NPD flavoured with Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur. The range comprises a celebration Baileys Freakshake cake and a pack of 12 Baileys cupcakes. Made up of 18 servings, the celebration cake features a chocolate sponge covered in Baileys flavoured frosting, topped with whipped cream and brownies as well…

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Asda is now selling a £12 Baileys Freakshake Cake and it looks incredible

September 4, 2018

With autumn now hot on our toes, we can all put our swimming costumes back in our wardrobes, and focus on the important things in life – eating our body weight in food and drinking enough creamy liqueurs to fill a paddling pool. After all, when X Factor returns to TV, it pretty much means…

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Gluten-free diet craze prompts Finsbury bakery deal, The Daily Telegraph

September 3, 2018

Aim-listed baker Finsbury Foods has seized on the burgeoning popularity of gluten-free diets with a takeover of family-owned specialist Ultrapharm worth up to £25m. Ultrapharm, based in Pontypool, Wales, makes gluten-free bread, rolls, muffins and cake for clients including Marks & Spencer. Read more here

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Finsbury Food on track despite rising prices of butter and eggs, The Telegraph

July 16, 2018

Finsbury Food is on track to hit its profit target for the year, despite a perfect storm of high commodity prices and rising wages putting pressure on margins. The baker, which is listed on London’s junior Aim market, produces cakes and bread for supermarkets, restaurants and cafes. The depreciation of the pound, combined with higher…

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Tempus, The Times

March 28, 2018

There has been very little icing on the cake for Finsbury Food Group in recent years. The maker of celebration cakes and speciality bread has had to contend with rising butter prices and weak consumer confidence, forcing it to rework the recipe for its business. Cost cutting has been the primary method, with the company…

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Share of the Week, The Times

March 28, 2018

With factories and bakeries stretching from the Scottish village of Twechar to Sheffield and Cardiff, there is a good chance that the Finsbury Food Group was responsible for the last cake you ate. The group has a finger in many pies from luxury bites for the Thorntons brand to emoji and cartoon cakes for Disney….

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Business Insight, The Telegraph

March 28, 2018

Aim-listed bread and cake baker Finsbury Food has posted a rise in underlying profits despite being clobbered by higher labour and ingredient costs. The company, which makes licensed products for Thorntons, WeightWatchers and the major supermarkets, said it had been harmed by the weak pound in the wake of Britain’s EU referendum and its bottom…

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