North West cake maker sees sales rise by 63%

Jonathan Lill
BBF, a manufacturer of own label, licensed and branded cakes and desserts, has revealed total sales growth of 63%, to £98.1m, in the year to June 2018. However, the acquisition, and turnaround of Greencore's cake and chilled desserts facility in Hull, which completed last February, contributed to a pre-tax loss of £1.129m, compared with a pre-tax profit of £341,000 in 2017. BBF said EBITDA grew by 10% to £4.5m. Headquartered in Blackburn, BBF operates four bakeries across the North of England and one in Poland. Its client... For the full story register now for free or login below...