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Bread delivery triggers bomb scare at restaurant

Police descended on a London restaurant after a mix-up over a bread delivery sparked a bomb scare.

Yorkshire bakery raises £12k via crowdfunding

Malton-based Zuzu’s Bakery is set to expand its operations after raising more than £12,000 via a crowdfunding campaign.

Waitrose rolls out Good Health bread range

Waitrose has revamped its own-label sliced bread portfolio with the addition of eight healthier loaves.

What we learned at the BSB Spring Conference 2018

Bread Ahead founder Matthew Jones and Barry Callebaut’s Beverley Dunkley were among speakers at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB) Spring Conference, which took place on Wednesday 25 April.

Love Food Hate Waste launches toast campaign

Consumers are being urged to ‘Make Toast Not Waste’ as part of Love Food Hate Waste’s latest campaign, which reveals 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day across the nation.

Schär secures low-fodmap certification for bread lines

Gluten-free brand Schär has claimed to be the first brand to supply a range of 'low-fodmap' certified bakery products to UK supermarkets.

Calorie reduction: industry and experts respond

Public Health England has launched a new campaign calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods by 2024.

Finsbury buys freehold of Lightbody factory

Finsbury Food Group has purchased the freehold property of its Lightbody celebration cakes factory in Hamilton, Scotland.

Black magic: charcoal pizza helps to boost Bakkavor

Strong sales of bread and pizza – including a charcoal base launched into Waitrose stores – have helped drive growth for Bakkavor.

Morrisons rolls out gluten-free in-store bakery bread

Morrisons has rolled out gluten-free bread into its in-store bakeries.

Modern Baker: 'We are trying to disrupt a very established industry'

Modern Baker has revealed its ambitions to improve the quality of carbohydrates in diets.

St John Bakery opens pop-up at Old Street Station

St John Bakery has opened a temporary site at Old Street station in London.

British wrapped bread not ‘ultra-processed’, says FOB

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has defended British bread following the publication of a French report suggesting a link between wrapped loaves and a higher risk of cancer.

Warburtons rolls out first wrapped bloomer

Warburtons has increased distribution of its first wrapped bloomer – Lancashire’s Thorough Bread.

Bakery retail NPD 2017: our top ten picks

It’s been a busy year for bakery in the NPD department, with a raft of interesting, innovative and, in some cases, unusual products hitting supermarket shelves.

Stacey’s Bakery to supply restaurant chain George’s Kitchen

Stacey’s Bakery is to supply a variety of its baked products to George’s Kitchen.

Born & Bread: Dorringtons, Sawbridgeworth

Each month we profile a family business to see how the baking craft has passed down through the generations. This month, the story of Dorringtons, founded in the aftermath of World War One

Born & Bread: Henllan Bakery, Denbighshire

Each month we profile a family business to see how it has passed down through the generations. Here, Henllan Bakery maps its growth from a Welsh village firm to a major wholesale operation

Strike threat at Allied Bakeries site called off

Threatened strike action by drivers at the Allied Bakeries site in West Bromwich has been called off.

Finsbury revenue up 4% despite overseas sales dip

Finsbury Food Group has reported a 4% hike in group sales in the past four months.

Charity launching bakery employing young people with autism

A charity is planning to build a commercial bakery employing young people with severe autism.  

Great British Bake Blog: Episode 10

And the winner is… Liam. Ok, that’s just wishful thinking on my part (and that of hundreds of Twitter users). But I am willing to concede the actual champion ultimately deserved to win.

Bread-based meals head up Brits’ top comfort foods

Pizza, bacon sandwiches and beans on toast dominate the list Britain’s favourite comfort foods, according to new research. 

Strike action threat at Allied Bakeries’ Kingsmill site

Allied Bakeries faces strike action at its depot in West Bromwich in a pay row with drivers and engineers.

Bakkavor reveals plans for £100m flotation

Prepared food giant Bakkavor is aiming to raise around £100m through a stock market flotation.

Peel & Stone expands wholesale operation

Artisan bakery Peel & Stone is expanding its wholesale operation in Birmingham.

M&S to launch new spelt bread range

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a spelt bread range in partnership with spelt supplier Sharpham Park.

What do you call a bread roll? Map reveals regional differences

GlobeHunters has unveiled a map to put an end to The Great British Bread debate, revealing the regional names for a bread roll. 

Bakels to launch bakery demos on Facebook Live

Ingredients supplier Bakels is set to launch a live broadcast series of bakery demonstrations on its Facebook page.

Palmer and Harvey closes Bakedirect delivery scheme

Wholesaler Palmer and Harvey has ended its direct-to-store baked goods sales service six months after it started.

People who eat white bread are no less healthy, says new study

‘Cheap’ white bread is just as good for you as whole wheat sourdough, a new study has claimed.

Bread dominates list of UK’s most-shopped brands

Bread brands have again taken three of the top spots in a list of Britain’s most chosen brands.

Limagrain rolls out clean-label ingredients range

French supplier Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients (LCI) has launched a range of functional, clean-label products under LCI's Touch brand.

Raynor Foods launches 10 new products

Wholesale sandwich supplier Raynor Foods has unveiled 10 new products.

Schär launches four new products

Gluten-free brand Schär is launching four new bread and biscuit products.

ASA throws out Real Bread Campaign complaint about Tesco ad

The Real Bread Campaign (RBC) has said it is “deeply disappointed” that advertising watchdogs have rejected its claim that a Tesco TV ad implies the retailer makes additive-free loaves in small batches by hand.

Federation of Bakers partners with Instagram star

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) and the Flour Advisory Bureau have launched a #betterwithbread campaign with Instagram star Deliciously Stella.

Waitrose introduces Italian breads

Last year’s popular addition, colomba, has been reintroduced for Easter, alongside a hot cross bun panettone. 

Bread helping to destroy the planet? – The industry reacts

Scientists this week published research claiming a single loaf produced in the UK contributes as much to global warming as more than half a kilogram (kg) of carbon dioxide. It’s a claim that has left some industry experts ‘bemused’.

UK food and drink exports exceeds £20bn

Exports of baked goods including bread rose 11.3% year on year to £117.6m in 2016, according to new figures from the Food & Drink Federation (FDF).

Blog: British Baker reports from India

Multimedia reporter Ashley Williams is in Mumbai to examine the differences between the British and Indian bakery markets. Here he talks with the boss of one of India’s leading food distributors.

New Cranberry Pan Rustic Rolls from Speciality Breads

Kent-based Speciality Breads has launched a new Pan Rustic Cranberry Roll. 

FSA highlights acrylamide risk in new consumer campaign

Consumers are being advised how to avoid exposure to acrylamide when cooking at home in a new campaign from the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

How has the big chill affected Britain’s bakers?

As snow sweeps the country to varying degrees, we take a look at how the baking industry is affected by consumer reactions to the weather… and why. 

Pret A Manger to trial sandwich bread with fewer additives

Pret A Manger has revealed it is to trial sliced sandwich bread free from all additives except ascorbic acid following claims by The Real Bread Campaign that the chain is serving baked goods containing additives to “unsuspecting customers”.

Palmer and Harvey launches Bakedirect bread delivery operation

Wholesaler Palmer and Harvey has expanded its direct van sales operation with the launch of new service Bakedirect to help deliver bread and morning goods across London.

Morrisons to launch bread and baked goods under Safeway brand

Morrisons is to resurrect the Safeway brand as a range of ‘hundreds’ of products, including bread and baked goods, which will be available to independent retailers.

Wheat crop: Proportion meeting high-quality bread spec at 13-year high

The level of Nabim Group 1 varieties hitting the high-quality bread wheat specification has hit a 13-year high this season.

Can Kingsmill’s new Super Toasty loaf deliver the ‘best ever toast’?

Allied Bakeries has unveiled a new Kingsmill loaf that it claims offers consumers the ‘best ever toast’.

Warburtons graduates go back to the olden days

Graduates working for Warburtons have explored how bread was baked before the invention of modern ovens at Openfield’s Sacrewell Mill, Peterborough.

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