Core higher-margin ‘power brands’ such as Bisto, Mr Kipling, Batchelors soup and Ambrosia custard, down 4.9 per cent to £240.8 million.

Premier Foods, the maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy, posted a 2.1 per cent rise in first half trading profit, though its sales fell, reflect(...)

Shares in Premier Foods, maker of Hovis bread, fell on the news that yet another top executive was to leave  just when stability appeared to have returned to the company after a flurry of boardroom changes

The revolving door at Premier Foods continued to spin yesterday with the exit of the finance director at the heavily indebted maker of Hovis bread and(...)