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Revealed: how to cut the carbon footprint of sarnies

Sandwich manufacturers could reduce the carbon footprint of their products by as much as 50% through recipe changes and waste reduction, a study by The University of Manchester has found.

"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

NFU specialist reminds manufacturers over product recall issues

Paul Shattock, food and drink sector specialist at commercial insurer the National Farmers Union - trading as NFU Mutual - has reminded manufacturers of the importance of risk management to avoid product recall issues on a global scale.

Macphie introduces 30% reduced sugar range

Food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has unveiled that it will cut out 30% of sugar in its latest range of cakes and frostings.

Food and drink manufacturers to benefit from £3.5m programme

Food and drink manufacturers looking to expand, take on extra staff, develop new products or access financing will be aided by a £3.5million programme, part-funded by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.

‘Bake Off’ effect hits Manchester

Greater Manchester has seen a 27% rise in specialist bakeries since The Great British Bake Off series first aired in 2010, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Pasties under threat?

The Cornish Pasty Association (CPA) has raised concerns that a Brexit could invalidate the PGI status that protects their products.

Butter prices up 13%

Bakers face higher prices for butter after a surprise rally on global commodity markets.

Clean label opportunities for bakers

A new study, Cracking the Clean Label Code, has highlighted clean-label opportunities for manufacturers and retailers in the baking industry.

Bosch wins WorldStar 2016 packaging award

The two-in-one biscuit packaging system by Bosch will be awarded with the WorldStar 2016 packaging award in May.

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.

Nostalgia a driver in confectionery, claims Canadean

Six out of 10 consumers go for confectionery that reminds them of their childhood.

Dr Zaks high protein bagel
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Consumers clued up on protein health benefits

A new report has found that half of UK consumers are now aware of the health benefits protein can offer.

The Morning Foods new gluten free range
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Gluten-free oat range launched

Oat miller and manufacturer Morning Foods has launched a new gluten-free oat range, in a bid to break into the free-from sector.

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