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Sharpham Park announces new manager

Spelt supplier Sharpham Park has announced the appointment of Martin Brooks as sales & operations manager.

AHDB survey records three-year high in British wheat

UK milling wheat is set to be on the up from a good-quality harvest as demand is increasing from Europe due to the French crops falling to a 10-year low.

Latest wheat plantings revealed

The GB wheat area planted for the 2016 harvest is down 2% to 1.8m hectares (ha), according to the latest AHDB Planting and Variety Survey, released by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds.

Sugar tax reduces consumption, says survey

A new study by Newcastle University shows that a sugar tax could be effective in discouraging shoppers from buying sweet products.

Sugar tax to be extended?

The recently-announced levy on fizzy drinks has edged closer to the bakery sector, as it could soon affect cereals and snacks, according to a government health minister. 

AHDB International Baking Workshop

AHDB is staging an International Baking Workshop, taking place from 12-14 April, to showcase the export potential of British milling wheat to international buyers.

Breakfast Week web visits up 37%

AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds’ Breakfast Week 2016 has been “overwhelmed by the support” it has seen for its campaign website.

Peter Thompson, new operations director at Silvery Tweed Cereals
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Silvery Tweed Cereals appoints new ops director

Peter Thompson has joined Silvery Tweed Cereals as operations director.

Exports
UK bakery exports are up but were impacted by the strength of the pound
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Bakery a highlight as exports fall

Cereals and bakery exports increased by 10% in the first half of the year – but total food and drink sales abroad fell because of the strength of the pound. 

Wheat
Wheat crop estimates are down on 2014
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Wheat crop estimates down for 2015

Current estimates for the UK’s 2015 wheat crop are down 3% on 2014 at 1.87Mha. 

Cereal sugar levels up on 2012

Sugar lobbyists have found that some cereals contain more sugar than they did in 2012.

Simon Wooster (l), Edme technical director with Peter Tichbon (r), Edme managing director outside the Gluten-Free Mill
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Edme opens new gluten-free facility

Edme, the bakery ingredients supplier and manufacturer, has opened a new gluten-free mill.

Weetabix
Weetabix revenues rise
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Weetabix revenues up after NPD

Weetabix has grown revenues and profits in its first full year of ownership by China’s Bright Food Group. 

Competition authority reviews Dorset Cereals sale to ABF

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is reviewing the proposed £50m sale of Dorset Cereals to Associated British Food (ABF).

China’s bakery market on the rise

A new report has predicted the Chinese bakery and cereals market will become the second most valuable market by 2018.

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