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Fresh thinking: there’s plenty of life in fruit

Caramel and chocolate have stolen a lot of thunder from fruit fillings and toppings in recent years – but interest in health and exotic flavours means fruit is as relevant as ever.

Expanded role for Waitrose bakery buying director Paul Walker

Paul Walker, Waitrose buying director for categories including bakery and food to go, has had his remit expanded to all fresh buying.

Greggs denies it has stopped selling scones

It was widely reported high street bakery chain Greggs had scrapped scones from its 1,700 stores, and there was a furious reaction from consumers. But the claims have been denied.

Food equipment manufacturer designs UK’s first machine to solve dried fruit solution

Food equipment manufacturer Concept Engineering has introduced to the UK market a machine that specifically loosens up dried fruit.

Which? study highlights ‘unhealthy’ promotion trend

Retailers are being urged to “play their part” in the fight against obesity in light of new research which shows that supermarkets carry more promotions on ‘less healthy’ food and drink.

Irwin’s secures new Waitrose listing

Northern Ireland-based Irwin’s has secured a contract with Waitrose to supply its new Rankin Selection Cinnamon and Raisin Toasty Loaf, a twist on traditional Irish fruit bread, in 150 stores.

Mary Berry launches first chilled dessert range

Mary Berry has launched her first range of chilled desserts, produced under license by The Hain Daniels Group.

The rise and rise of babka

This Easter’s must-have treat was babka, a traditional Eastern European cake, which has become a hit in New York, and is now gaining rapid favour in London.

Brace’s to close Welsh factory

Around 39 jobs are to go at Brace’s Bakery, after the family-owned firm announced it was to close its site in Crumlin, near Newport.

Cornelius to expand range

Cornelius Group, an independent European distributor of raw materials and ingredients, will expand its health and nutrition offer across Europe.

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