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Artichoke sourdough set to raise funds for charity

London-based The Bread Factory has teamed up with executive chef Nieves Barragán Mohacho from Michelin-star restaurant Barrafina to develop an artichoke sourdough, with all profits to be donated to Action Against Hunger.

David Smart encourages children to bake

David Smart, director at Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery, appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain yesterday to encourage children to get involved in baking.

Eat muffins, get thin?

Eating muffins made with safflower oil may aid weight loss and improve cardiovascular health, a new study has determined.

Sugar prices rocket

There has been a 37.9% increase in sugar prices year on year (yoy) due to concerns over dwindling supplies, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) price index.

Fats and oils supplier joins Federation of Bakers

The Federation of Bakers has welcomed AAK, the UK arm of Swedish fats and oil ingredients manufacturer, as a new member. 

Tunnocks hit by online petition

An online petition targeting the use of palm oil by Tunnock’s, the family owned Scottish baker, has attracted nearly 3,500 signatures since it was launched 11 days ago.

Iain Anderson, new national account manager at New Britain Oils
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New Britain Oils hires expert to lead foodservice expansion

New Britain Oils, the Liverpool-based sustainable palm oil producer, has appointed Iain Anderson as national account manager.

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New Britain Oil's refinery in Liverpool has seen investment of more than £40m
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New Britain Oils expands production capacity

New Britain Oils, the producer of sustainable palm oil products, has increased its bakery fats production capability by 30%. 

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Olive oil prices are still rising
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Olive oil prices jump 10%

Extra virgin olive oil prices are up almost 10%, with little sign of the sourcing situation improving.

Olive oil shortage threat

Soaring olive oil prices and the looming threat of shortages caused by poor harvests in Italy and Spain could force speciality bread bakers to increase prices.

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New Britain Palm Oil's dockside processing facility in Liverpool
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Update: NBPO 'welcomes' £1.1bn cash takeover

New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) has welcomed a cash takeover bid of £1.1bn, subject to approval from shareholders, it has confirmed.

New Britain Palm Oil reports strong trading, but uncertainty surrounds company future

New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) has reported strong trading for the first half of 2014, however the company could face a new take over bid, after its biggest shareholder revealed it is disposing of its 48.97% stake in the company.

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