Consumer goods company Premier Group says the R700m upgrade of its Aeroton Bakery that started last August and is scheduled for completion in the first half of the 2026 financial year is the “final frontier” in its bid to modernise, lower costs and drive scale and profitability.

The owner of Blue Ribbon, Snowflake, Iwisa and Manhattan confectionery, said investing in plant and equipment over the past 14 years was paying off and giving Premier an edge over competitors...

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