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First sugar, now salt?

Starbucks, Caffé Nero and Costa pastries and sandwiches contain too much salt, according to research for The Telegraph.

Morrisons to enter supply arrangement with Amazon

Morrisons has this morning announced a new supply deal with Amazon.

Warburtons makes Top 25 of Sunday Times’ companies

Warburtons has been named one of the Best 25 Big companies to work for.

Understanding shoppers is ‘key to the sugar issue’

To keep products on supermarket shelves, suppliers need to understand what shoppers think, according to Bridgethorne.

Swiss rolls recalled due to undeclared milk

Two Swiss roll products have been recalled due to incorrect ingredients information.

Poundbakery launches Italian range

An Italian-inspired range has been launched by budget bakery chain Poundbakery.

New maple syrup in industry-friendly packaging

Pure Maple, the new 100% pure Grade A Canadian maple syrup, has launched a new convenient Bag in a Box specifically for the foodservice and bakery sectors.

European sugar crisis imminent?

A sugar supply crisis in Europe is almost certain, bakers have been warned.

Department of Health disappoints campaigners over child obesity

The government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy, which may contain plans for a sugar tax, will not be released until the summer, according to the Department of Health (DoH).

Chiltern bread competition

Environmental charity The Chiltern Society has begun the search for the region’s best artisan bread producers.

Organic bakery sector recovering

Sales of organic bakery and cakes have improved significantly since the Soil Association’s (SA) 2015 Market Report. 

Blueberries are a source of the digestion-retarding pigment anthocyanin
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Diabetic-friendly bread produced by Singapore scientists

A team of scientists have produced diabetic-friendly bread by adding a plant-extract which slows the rate of digestion.

Graze launches protein flapjack

Snacking-brand Graze has launched a high-protein flapjack to capitalise on what it sees as a trend in protein consumption.

Village Bakery in new Tesco and China deals

Welsh firm The Village Bakery is ramping up production of Welsh cakes in time for St David’s Day, after clinching two major new deals.

New coffee shop and eatery for Blackpool

Tower Coffee Company, a new 1,500 sq ft coffee shop and eatery, will be opening in the Lancashire town of Blackpool.

National Toast Day hailed a success

#NationalToastDay trended for hours, not only in the UK but also in America and Canada.

New gluten-free bakery for Bideford

The Instow Kitchen, a new bakery and coffee shop, is opening in north Devon, and everything is 100% gluten-free.

Birmingham baker produces a million macaroons

Rosie Ginday, founder of Miss Macaroon, has just produced her one millionth macaroon, a blueberry and white chocolate ganache that forms part of her spring/summer range.

Allied makes savings through stock profiling

Specialist stock profiling from Brammer, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul products and services, is set to deliver cost savings for Allied Bakeries.

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Ministry of Pudding expands production capability

Ministry of Pudding has spent around £500,000 on new equipment, ahead of fresh product releases later in the year.

Anglia Maltings expands overseas

The East Anglian malt firm has acquired Tivoli Malz GmbH, which is based in Germany and Poland.

BakeArt manufactures first sugar sprinkles in the UK

BakeArt has become the first company to manufacture sugar sprinkles in the UK, at its plant in Ashington, Northumberland.

£1.5m investment for Northumberland ingredients supplier

Silvery Tweed Cereals will boost its capacity, improve productivity and create jobs.

New ChocScotch Egg from Derbyshire bakery

The latest bakery innovation comes from Bakezilla’s Bespoke Cakes, and is set to take Easter by storm.  

Keep Sunday Special campaign rallies retailers

The Keep Sunday Special (KSS) campaign is urging retailers to attend a mass lobby of parliament next week, in a bid to persuade MPs to vote against changes to Sunday trading legislation.

Greggs Northern Ireland expansion marches on

Signs were put up yesterday at the Applegreen service station located on the M1 just outside Lisburn, advertising a Greggs shop.

Caterforce launches premium frozen cakes

A range of frozen cakes and desserts has been launched by buying and marketing group Caterforce.

Miss it, miss out!

If you haven’t registered for the Insights from the Bakery Market Report webinar, you now have only just over a week to do so.

Yorkshire bakery suppliers join forces

The bag-sealing equipment manufacturer Select Bag Sealers (SBS) has been acquired by specialist tape manufacturer ProSpool.

Tasty Bake recalls cakes

Undeclared milk has caused Tasty Bake, the wholesale bakery, to recall its range of branded cakes.

Sandwiches and baguettes in top ten dishes, says Premier Foods

New research for the St Albans-based food group by M&C Allegra found that the bread-based meals ranked 9th for dishes enjoyed out of home in 2015.

New pie from competition winner for Pieminister

A new Indian-inspired vegetarian pie is to be launched by Bristol-based pie manufacturer Pieminister to celebrate British Pie Week.

New £3.6m expansion for Scottish bakers Bells

Family-run bakers, Bells Food Group, is looking to recruit up to 30 workers as part of the expansion plan.

Lewis Pies launches new premium range

The Lewis Pie & Pasty Company, one of the biggest pie and pasty manufacturers in the UK, has launched a new range of premium products. 

Allied Bakeries invests in Northern Ireland charity initiative

The Kingsmill owner’s Belfast bakery is to produce pancakes, muffins and loaves of bread for the SOS NI charity.

Predicted growth for out-of-home foodservice market

The British out-of-home (OOH) foodservice market will grow visits by 1.6% in 2016, according to global information company, The NPD Group (NPD).

Food firms sign letter opposing Brexit

A clutch of leading food firms have joined nearly 200 business leaders saying leaving the European Union would threaten jobs and put the UK's economy at risk.

Destiny Foods Richard Watts, Managing Director, and Cllr. John Hughes
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Destiny Foods expands range

Destiny Foods, the Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributer, has expanded its core product range by 20%.

Brakes Group sold to US firm for £2.2bn

Brakes Group, the food supplier that had purportedly been considering a flotation, has been sold to US company Sysco in a deal worth $3.1bn (£2.2bn).

Birds Eye launches new frozen breakfast range

Birds Eye has announced the launch of a new breakfast range, called Hello Morning!

Asda recalls cake over walnut fears

Asda has withdrawn its Extra Special Chocolate and Beetroot Cake because some packs might contain walnuts.

Rainbow bagels hit the UK

Everyone left green-eyed by the new rainbow bagel obsession in America has had their prayers answered, after Beigel Shop decided to create their own.

Asda’s Andrew Moore in new GroceryAid role

GroceryAid has announced that Asda’s chief merchandising officer, Andrew Moore, is the new president of its fundraising committee.

Le Pain Quotidien’s former MD opens artisan bakery in Bristol

Pinkmans aims to be the “go-to place” for Bristol foodies, with Steven Whibley as a co-founder. 

Entries open for Baking Industry Awards

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ABF: earnings per share will miss targets

Associated British Foods (ABF), parent company of bakery brand Kingsmill, has warned that earnings per share will be lower than expected for its half year results, due out in April. 

New Cardiff bakery to open next week

Pettigrew Bakeries, a spin-off of Cardiff's Pettigrew Tea Rooms, is to open next month.

Hovis launches chia bread

With its Hovis Seed Sensations Chia Bread, Hovis has become the first major bread brand to launch chia bread in the UK.  

United Biscuits launches new app and “sweeetest ever ad break”

United Biscuits (UB), has launched two new initiatives – a new TV advert and the new McVitie’s iKitten app.

Worst ever quarterly sales fall for Asda

Asda has seen sales fall 5.8% during the three months that include Christmas - its biggest quarterly sales fall on record.

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