Culina buys Great Bear to create £400m business

Culina has reached agreement to take over Great Bear Distribution creating a £400 million turnover business employing 5,000 people. Details of the deal are to be finalised over the coming weeks. “Great Bear and Culina are absolutely complementary businesses, two…

UPDATE: Worcester engineering firm set for administration putting 100 jobs at risk

A CITY engineering firm looks set to go into administration putting up to 100 jobs at risk, the Worcester News has learned. Froude Hofmann, based at the Blackpole Trading Estate, has confirmed it has been having financial difficulties, and has…