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What we learned at the FOB conference 2018

Experts from Waitrose, Public Health England and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) were among the speakers at the Federation of Bakers’ (FOB) annual conference last week.

Bakery margins squeezed tighter as wheat costs rise

Rising wheat prices are heaping further pressure on UK bread margins.

10 steps to ‘best Brexit outcome’ for food industry

Food industry groups including the Federation of Bakers and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers have set out 10 Brexit negotiation priorities to protect the food and farming sector.

Hung parliament: the industry reacts

A hung parliament following the UK general election has led to more uncertainty for the baking industry.

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.

Federation of Bakers relaunches with new logo and website

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has unveiled a new logo and website following its move to new offices.

Run for your Bun in London

In a bid to combat ‘al desko’ office lunches, David Lloyd gym group is offering Londoners a free bread-based lunch if they exercise for six minutes.

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Not In Our Bread campaign gathers momentum
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Wheat pesticide petition nears 20,000

A petition to stop UK bread manufacturers using the pesticide glyphosate has reached nearly 20,000 signatures. 

Soil Association defends Not In Our Bread campaign

The Soil Association says that the Federation of Bakers (FOB) is “wrong” for branding its Not In Our Bread campaign as “misleading”.

The 'Not in our bread' campaign has been fired up by The Soil Association
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Bread industry hits back at 'misleading' pesticide campaign

A campaign to stop UK bread manufacturers using the pesticide glyphosate has been branded ‘misleading’ for targeting bread. 

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L-R Black, Garner, Peck and Gordon Polson, director of the Federation of Bakers sit a Q&A panel
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AUDIO: FOB conference gives verdict on supermarket bakery

The bread and bakery industry's "pint is half full" according to speakers at the Federation of Bakers’ (FOB) annual conference. 

Georgia Kousoulou
Georgia Kousoulou backs bread campaign
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TOWIE star joins pro-bread drive

The Federation of Bakers has teamed up with The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) star Georgia Kousoulou to counter the perception among women that bread is unhealthy. 

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Federation of Bakers director Gordon Polson
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FOB reveals conference details

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) is to hold its annual conference and lunch on 2 June in Leeds. 

FoB offers free health and safety advice

The Federation of Bakers (FoB) is now offering a free copy of its publication A Baker’s Dozen, to be downloaded online.

The CBA and FoB have posted letters to Number 10
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Letters to Cameron: industry bodies make a stand

The baking industry has written to Prime Minister David Cameron, to express concern about his decision to give up bread.

Trade bodies combat negative image of bread

Two bakery trade organisations have met up to discuss the negative press around bread.

Study fins pesticides in bread
'Scaremongering':
The federation of bakers claim the report is missleading
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FOB hits back at bread pesticide ‘scaremongering’

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has slammed a report claiming two thirds of bread contains pesticides. 

Action on sugar drops bread
Misleading:
The Federation of Bakers challenged the decision to include bread in a list of sugary foods
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Bread dropped from sugary foods list

Action on Sugar has removed bread from its list of unhealthy foods, following direct action from the Federation of Bakers (FoB).

Geary's bakery expands
Geary's bakery
The bakery will double their capacity with extension
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Leading craft bakery joins with Federation of Bakers following £2m extension plans

Loughborough based bakery, Geary’s bakery has joined the Federation of Bakers as their 10th full member.

CSM joins Federation of Bakers

CSM UK, the bakery ingredients supplier, has joined the Federation of Bakers (FoB) as an associate member.

Folic acid decision delayed

The government will delay its decision to reintroduce folic acid into flour until 2015.

New ‘lunch box’ guide to bust bread myths

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has launched a new tongue-in-cheek guide to packing a lunchbox.

Federation forum to look at bakery skills

The Federation of Bakers’ will focus on skills in the baking industry at its Annual General Meeting in Salford on 7 May.

Bakers welcome results of DoH salt study

Average salt intake in the England is falling, according the latest Department of Health (DoH) Urinary Analysis.

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