Notice of Results

Released : 31.08.2017

RNS Number : 3547P
Finsbury Food Group PLC
31 August 2017



31 August 2017

On behalf of:

Finsbury Food Group Plc ('Finsbury', 'the Company' or 'the Group')

For immediate release


Finsbury Food Group Plc

Notice of Results


Finsbury Food Group Plc (AIM: FIF), a leading UK speciality bakery manufacturer of cake, bread and morning goods for both the retail and foodservice channels, will announce its Preliminary Results for the year ended 1 July 2017, on Monday 18 September 2017.


An analyst briefing will be held at 10:00am on the day at Redleaf Communications, First Floor, 4 London Wall Buildings, Blomfield Street, London, EC2M 5NT.


Analysts wishing to attend the briefing should contact Redleaf Communications on 0207 382 4730 or email to register. 


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For further information:

Finsbury Food Group Plc                           

John Duffy (Chief Executive)                               

029 20 357 500

Stephen Boyd (Finance Director)            

Cenkos Securities plc

Bobbie Hilliam (Corporate Finance)

Redleaf Communications

Elisabeth Cowell           

020 7382 4730

Sam Modlin




Notes to Editors:

▪     Finsbury Food Group Plc (AIM: FIF) is a leading UK manufacturer of cake and bread bakery goods, supplying a broad range of blue chip customers within both the grocery retail and 'out of home eating' foodservice sectors including major multiples and leading foodservice providers.

▪     The Company is one of the largest speciality bakery groups in the UK and, with its Overseas division, has sales in the financial year ending 1 July 2017 exceeding £300m


▪     The Company's bakery product range is comprehensive and includes:


-    Large premium and celebration cakes.

-    Small snacking cake formats such as cake slices and bites.

-    Artisan, healthy lifestyle and organic breads through to rolls, muffins (sweet and savoury) and morning pastries, all of which are available both fresh and frozen dependent on customer channel requirements.


▪     The Company is one of the largest ambient cake manufacturers in the UK, a market valued at over £936m (source: Symphony IRI, 52 w/e 24th June 2017). The annual retail bread and morning goods market has a value of £3.6 billion (source: Kantar Worldpanel 52 weeks to 29 January 2017). The UK foodservice bread and morning goods bakery sector is worth approximately £800 million per annum. The UK foodservice cake and sweet treat bakery sector is worth approximately £465m per annum (UK foodservice data derived from NPD Crest 52 w/e 31st December 2016).


▪     The Company comprises a UK Bakery division and an Overseas division:


-    The UK Bakery division has manufacturing sites in Cardiff, East Kilbride, Hamilton, Twechar, Salisbury, Sheffield, London and Manchester.

-    The Overseas division comprises the Company's 50% owned company, Lightbody Stretz Ltd, which supplies and distributes the Group's UK-manufactured products and third party products, primarily to Europe.


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