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Redblack Software creates delivery app for bakers

RedBlack Software has created a cloud-based mobile delivery management app to help wholesale bakers simplify operations, reduce paper and data re-entry.

Gail’s upgrades EPOS and stock control systems

Gail’s Bakery has upgraded its EPOS and stock control technology across its 47 sites. 

Ichibuns launches QR code burger bun

Japanese diner Ichibuns has launched a scannable burger bun featuring a QR code enabling customers to make payments, leave tips and split the bill.

Sainsbury’s/Asda deal: first details are revealed

Sainsbury’s and Walmart, owner of Asda, have this morning (30 April) released details of plans to merge the two UK supermarket chains.

International approval for Campden quality system

A method developed by Campden BRI to objectively analyse the quality of bread has gained international approval.

Online ordering systems to shape future bakery market

Online ordering systems have been tipped to transform the way UK consumers purchase baked goods in the future.

"There were 84 food product recalls in the UK in 2016, with 12% of these related to baked goods"

Daniela Verhaeg, marketing manager for X-ray business unit Mettler-Toledo, looks at the use of X-ray technology to protect both consumers and manufacturers from the threat of glass contamination

New refrigeration technology unveiled

Italian company Pastorfrigor has launched what it describes as “breakthrough refrigeration technology”.

Graze hires new finance and ‘people’ chiefs

Healthy snack brand Graze has appointed Mark Wood as its new chief technology officer (CTO) and Louise Patterson as chief people officer (CPO).

Muntons opens new grain intake area

Malted ingredients supplier Muntons, which has invested £2.6m in its grain intake area, saw its new grain facility officially opened by the High Sheriff of Suffolk in a ribbon cutting ceremony on 5 October.

New packaging technology

Dundee-based Discovery Flexibles, the packaging convertor and printer, has developed Print & Form, which allows designs to be printed on to rigid plastic packaging.

“Groundbreaking” ColdBake plans to enter bakery sector

Northern Irish company, Carritech Research, plans to bring ColdBake to the bakery industry – products are cooked at 47 degrees or under, so no nutritional value is lost.

Greggs embarks on business transformation

Greggs has built on an existing relationship with technology company Keytree by appointing it to carry out the first phase of its business transformation programme.

Invest in automation to increase output by 25%, says Barclays

The food and drink industry is among the UK manufacturing sectors that have the most to gain from investments in automation and robotics, according to a report by Barclays.

Bake n' Grape:
the new bakery concept to open next year
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New bakery hybrid to hit British high street

A new £200,000 bakery-hybrid concept is to open next year, with a further 12 openings planned throughout the UK by 2018.

New method of grain pest control explored

Development of an admixture in grain to control insects is to begin, after technology firm Exosect was granted funding.

Bakery chain uses tech to tackle waste and stock

Bakery chain Chatwins, will roll out a new point-of-sale solution to improve stock management and customer experience.

John Jackson, Midlands regional general manager
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Allied completes £25m bakery spend at West Bromwich

Allied Bakeries has unveiled a £25m investment at its West Bromwich bakery.

Warburtons launches sticky dough equipment

UK bakery manufacturer Warburtons has developed new technology designed to speed up the assessment of dough’s stickiness in commercial bakeries.

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