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New guidance published on ‘wholegrain’ labelling

Healthgrain Forum, a group of cereal science and nutrition experts, has published new guidelines recommending when products can be labelled ‘wholegrain’.

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.

Synergy may have the solution to butter shortage issue

Flavouring specialist Synergy has created a range of dairy solutions that can enhance mouthfeel and dairy notes in bakery products where butter may have been reduced.

Waitrose launches competition for 25th anniversary of Duchy brand

Waitrose has launched a customer competition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the organic food brand Duchy Originals.

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.

RGF's Renshaw academy

Real Good Food acquires majority stake in snack bar firm Brighter Foods

Renshaw and Haydens owner Real Good Food has acquired a majority share in snack bar manufacturer Brighter Foods.

Orkla joins UK confectionery ingredients market

Bakery ingredients supplier Orkla Food Ingredients has purchased 85% of the shares in sales and distribution company, Orchard Valley Foods Limited.

New sugar replacement for baking

Clean-label ingredients specialist Ulrick & Short has launched Avanté, a sugar replacement aimed at the bakery industry.

New full Group 1 recommendation for KWS Zyatt

The National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers (nabim) has given new milling wheat KWS Zyatt full Group 1 recommendation.

Edme celebrates success for National Apprentice Week

As part of National Apprentice Week (6-10 March 2016), ingredients supplier Edme is reflecting on the success of its own trainees.

£3m expansion plans for Pecan Deluxe Candy

North Yorkshire ingredients manufacturer Pecan Deluxe Candy is to spend £3m on an ambitious European expansion programme.

TasteTech to drive innovation with Bakery Laboratory

Flavourings and ingredients developer TasteTech has opened a bakery laboratory at its Bristol HQ.

Edme appoints Ashley Clinton as new sales manager

Ingredients supplier Edme has appointed a new sales manager with experience of the fast-growing gluten-free market.

Bakels invests £1.5m in caramel production line

Ingredients supplier Bakels has invested £1.5 million on a new line to produce a range of caramels aimed at the global market.

Walkers launches Mediterranean range to the UK

Britain’s biggest crisp brand Walkers has rolled out a new premium Mediterranean range that is cooked in 100% Spanish olive oil.

73% will pay more for recognised ingredient names

New research shows consumers will pay more for products made with ingredients they recognise, according to a new study. 

Renshaw targets amateur bakers as growth market

Real Good Food is to ramp up activity targeting amateur bakers after identifying them as a growth market.

Do you know the five key flavours of 2017?

Glenbervie-based food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has released a report on what it predicts will be the flavour trends in bakery next year.

How Brexit uncertainty is pushing up bakery costs

Key bakery ingredients have soared in price following the Brexit referendum as weak sterling hits the cost of imports.

Buoyant first half for Tate & Lyle

Global ingredients supplier Tate & Lyle has seen a strong first half, boosting its expectations for its full-year results.

Barry Callebaut stays bullish amid ‘difficult’ European market

Chocolate giant Barry Callebaut Group said it bucked a difficult trading in Europe to grow sales of its products to food manufacturers.

Mondelēz brands boost organic sales in third quarter

Mondelēz brands Oreo, Ritz and Cadbury Dairy Milk have contributed to the multinational's organic sales increase of 1.1% in the third quarter.

Asda recalls Tiger Sausage Rolls in allergen scare

Asda has recalled its six-pack of Tiger Sausage Rolls as they contain milk, which is not mentioned on the ingredients list.

Cornelius joins with New Holland Extraction to develop into Europe

Speciality ingredients supplier Cornelius is teaming up with New Holland Extraction to continue its development within Europe.

From left: BBC Victorian Baker John Foster, Michele Shirlow from Food NI and Tim Andrew, Andrew Ingredients
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Irish baking workshop talks innovation

Innovation and quality were the focus at a recent Thinking Outside the Bap workshop held at Andrew Ingredients, Lisburn, suppliers of ingredients to the Irish baking and food industry.

Linwoods Bakery recalls loaf

Northern Ireland-based Linwoods Bakery is recalling its Multigrain Loaf due to an inconsistent emphasis of wheat ingredients and a soya ingredient, according to the Food Standards Agency.

Arla develops healthy snack solution for children

Denmark-based firm Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a suite of protein and calcium snacking solutions for kids that offer a healthier alternative to chocolate bars and other popular children’s snacks.

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.

Edme brings ancient grain back to Britain

Food ingredients supplier Edme is reintroducing the ancient grain naked barley into Britain - the first commercial crop was recently harvested.

BRC Standard awarded to bakery ingredients firm

Bakery supplier Unicorn Ingredients has been awarded the BRC Standard for Agents and Brokers as a broker of seeds, sesame and olive oils, honey and pulses.

Arla brings out clean-label line

Cake topping is among a new range of clean-label, dairy-based solutions for the food-service sector launched by Denmark-based firm Arla Foods Ingredients.

Baker takes steps to counter Brexit effect

Britain’s only organic gluten-free bakery is looking to expand into Europe in a bid to combat escalating costs caused by Brexit.

Taura celebrates 20th anniversary with on-track sales targets

Global ingredients company, Taura Natural Ingredients will celebrate its 20th anniversary with the news that its European sales are on target to increase by 20% this year.

Edme gives students science lesson

Science students from Bishop Stopford’s College in Enfield enjoyed an educational day at food ingredients’ company Edme learning about science in the ‘field to fork’ supply chain in the baking industry.

EHL ingredients recruits new manager to secure sales targets

Food ingredients supplier EHL Ingredients has welcomed Natalie Daley into its emerging team as the new technical manager.

Bowmans to focus on ingredients

Hertfordshire-based Jas Bowman & Sons Limited is withdrawing from the milling market to concentrate on ingredients.

Bakels wins two awards

Ingredients supplier Bakels has won two titles in the 2016 Cherwell Business Awards.

Tate & Lyle profits up by 5%

Ingredients maker Tate & Lyle has posted flat sales but has seen a boost to profits, with unadjusted pre-tax profits rising from £25m to £126m.

BFP Wholesale goes into administration

Bakery indredients supplier BFP Wholesale has gone into administration and announced 74 redundancies at its Highbridge and Sevenoaks sites.

Irish ingredients firm gets new accreditation

Lisburn-based Andrew Ingredients has achieved the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution.

Bakers advised to secure dairy supplies

Bakers have been warned to lock in their dairy commodity prices, which are at a 10-year low.

Ingredients company changes name

Adams Food Ingredients has changed its name to Ornua Nutrition Ingredients.

Long-serving Edme engineer steps down

An engineering supervisor with malted ingredients supplier Edme has retired after 42 years with the company. 

Carritech Research launches crowdfunding campaign

Belfast-based food technology company Carritech Research aims to raise £350,000 through a crowdfunding campaign for the commercial development of ColdBake.

Dr Oetker’s giant chocolate rabbit

Manchester and London both played host to a larger-than-life chocolate rabbit last week, in a marketing exercise for German ingredients company Dr Oetker.

Cornelius Group among 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain

The Cornelius Group has been included in the London Stock Exchange’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain report.

Waverley Bakery bought for £5.2m

Scottish ice-cream cone and wafer maker Waverley Bakery has been bought by Nordic business Orkla Food Ingredients (OFI).

Swiss rolls recalled due to undeclared milk

Two Swiss roll products have been recalled due to incorrect ingredients information.

£1.5m investment for Northumberland ingredients supplier

Silvery Tweed Cereals will boost its capacity, improve productivity and create jobs.

Clean label opportunities for bakers

A new study, Cracking the Clean Label Code, has highlighted clean-label opportunities for manufacturers and retailers in the baking industry.

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. 

Tate & Lyle on track for forecast profit

Tate & Lyle, the bakery ingredients supplier, said it expected full-year reported adjusted pre-tax profit to be "modestly below" last year’s full-year figures.

Roberts educates local children for Breakfast Week

Roberts Bakery, the Cheshire-based firm, teamed up with Kerrygold to educate local schools for Breakfast Week.

“Groundbreaking” ColdBake plans to enter bakery sector

Northern Irish company, Carritech Research, plans to bring ColdBake to the bakery industry – products are cooked at 47 degrees or under, so no nutritional value is lost.

MSK Ingredients receives £750K funding

Online food and ingredients supplier MSK Ingredients is set to expand, following investment from Santander.

Tate & Lyle launches new fondants for professional bakers

Tate & Lyle Sugars, the bakery ingredients supplier, has launched a new range of fondants aimed at baking professionals.

Auchtermuchty secures Selfridges deal

Auchtermuchty Cake Company, the Fife-based gluten-free bakery, has secured its first retail listing with Selfridges.

Pieter Totté, executive chairman at RGF
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RGF buys sports supplements brand

Real Good Food (RGF), the food ingredients and bakery supplier, has bought ISO2 Nutrition, the sports supplements brand, for a nominal amount.

Pinkmans has opened its doors in Bristol
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Bakery veterans launch Bristol-based Pinkmans

Pinkmans, a Bristol-based bakery concept, has opened its doors with the soft opening taking place on 3 December.

Innovative AAK scores double FiE win

AAK, the Swedish fats and oil ingredients manufacturer, has scooped a double award at the Food ingredients Europe Innovation awards in Paris.

Michael Carr, new sales director at Edme
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Edme appoints new sales director

The malted ingredients producer Edme has announced that Michael Carr is to be its new sales director. 

Macphie has launched a new website
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Macphie launches new website

Aberdeenshire-based ingredients manufacturer Macphie has launched a new website.

Iceland has bread advert banned

Iceland has had one of its bread adverts banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after a complaint it misled the public.

ADM announces FIE plans

Food ingredients manufacturer Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has announced plans to exhibit its expanded range at Food Ingredients Europe 2015.

Orchard Valley
Orchard Valley's new hub in Leominster is up and running
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Investment pays off for cake ingredients company

Orchard Valley, the cake decoration and ingredients firm, has seen turnover rise 35% year on year for two consecutive years following investment. 

Eggs
Egg price is increasing following US bird flu outbreak
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US bird flu increases pressure on egg prices

Fears are growing that egg prices could rise as European supplies are sent to the US after a massive bird flu outbreak. 

Ingredients firm raises money for cancer

Bakery ingredients company Ireks UK has launched a new fundraising campaign for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Kudos
Kudos shortlisted for leavening agent award
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Bakery ingredients firm shortlisted for export award

Ingredients supplier Kudos Blends is a finalist in the Exporter of the Year category at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. 

Zeelandia
Michiel de Ruiter: new chief executive of Zeelandia
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New head for Zeelandia

International bakery ingredients manufacturer Zeelandia has appointed Michiel de Ruiter as chief executive as of 1 May 2015. 

Bakels
Bakels launches bread mixes for consumers
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Bakels introduces first consumer bread mix

Ingredients supplier Bakels has launched its first consumer brand following the development of new and secret technology.

Roelof Krist:
will retire in April
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Zeelandia CEO steps down

The chief executive international bakery ingredients manufacturer Zeelandia Group, Roelof Krist, is to leave the company after more than 11 years.

Gluten-free plans for Chaucer Foods

Chaucer Foods, a global ingredients producer, has spoken of its plans to expand into gluten-free bakery items by 2016.

Gluten-free suppliers urged to address fat content and cost

Sales of gluten-free bakery are booming, but manufacturers and retailers must do more to address issues such as cost, fat content and availability, said charity Coeliac UK.

Christophe Duchez, export director of Grands Moulins de Paris
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French flour prices rise after poor harvest

French millers have been forced to source strong wheat from Canada for the first time in decades, after heavy rain damaged the 2014 harvest.

The UK Bakery Team with Zeelandia MD David Amos.(l to r David Mizon, David Amos, Mikael Jahan, Craig Machin
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UK bakery team named for Sigep competition

A bakery trio have today (20 January) represented the UK at this year’s competition for the Sigep Bread in the City held at Rimini in Italy.

New plants and oat shed at Glebe Farm
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Glebe Farm invests in new gluten-free oat mill

Glebe Farm Foods, one of the UK’s biggest gluten-free oat suppliers is to build a new multi-million-pound plant to increase production.

Premier Foods
Premier Foods embroiled in controversial payments plan media attention
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Premier Foods' supplier payment plan labelled 'aggressive'

Premier Foods’ decision to strike customers off its supplier list for failing to make payments has been branded “aggressive” by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). 

Juan Luciano will take up position of CEO in January
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New ADM boss plans to step up pace of progress

ADM’s new chief executive plans to accelerate growth of the company, when he steps into the role on 1 January next year.

Arla opens lactose plant in Denmark

Arla Foods Ingredients had opened a €120m (£95.1m) lactose manufacturing plant in Jutland, Denmark. 

AB Mauri:
"strong turnaround" for the ingredients firm
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ABF reports turnaround for ingredients division

Associated British Foods (ABF) has described its bakery ingredients business AB Mauri as making a “strong turnaround” in its year-end results.

Macphie
Creations to be made with Macphie ingredients
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Scottish ingredients firm enjoys rise in turnover

Independent bakery ingredients manufacturer Macphie has reported a 3.5% growth in turnover to £44.4m. 

NBPO:
the company have a Liverpool plant
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Independent panel gives thumbs-up to NBPO offer

A panel of independent advisors has described the potential £1.1bn takeover offer for New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) as “fair and reasonable”.

Still time to sign up for EDME webinar

Time is running out to sign up for the latest British Baker webinar held in conjunction with bakery ingredients supplier EDME.

Grain For Good webinar registration still open

Bakery professionals can gain insight and free expert advice on using whole grains by signing up to the latest British Baker webinar.

The Great White loaf:
A white bread with the same amount of fibre as a wholemeal loaf.
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Allied Bakeries forecast for profit increase

Associated British Foods plc (ABF) has said sales and profits will be up this year at Allied Bakeries, following the launch of its Kingsmill Great White loaf.

Bread manufacturer saves £35k

A major sliced bread manufacturer has saved £35,000 following free guidance from ingredients manufacturer. 

Sign up for British Baker's latest web event

Registration is still open for British Baker’s latest webinar, which is being held in conjunction with bakery ingredients producer Edme. 

Macphie brings in new commercial director

Bakery ingredients manufacturer, Macphie of Glenbervie, has appointed Shan Richards to replace Andrew Underwood as its new commercial director.

Anaerobic plant plans for malted ingredients company

Muntons, the UK malted ingredients company, is to invest £5.4m in an anaerobic digestion plant to treat liquid waste from its Stowmarket headquarters. 

Unicorn begins selling ingredients to China

Ingredients company Unicorn has started selling into China after recently being approved as a food importer and agent to the Chinese market.

CSM joins Federation of Bakers

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

Bacheldre Watermill for sale for £1.4m

An award-winning watermill business, which supplies organic and traditional flours and bread mixes, has been placed on the market for £1.4m. 

Orchard Valley Foods buys food ingredients firm

Orchard Valley Foods has acquired a rival company in a deal which it said will boost sales to more than £20m a year.

Sales and profits up at Barry Callebaut

European sales and profits were up for Barry Callebaut, the global cocoa business, in its first half, the company has revealed.

Tate & Lyle: profits on course

Tate & Lyle, the global sugar and ingredients company, expects end-of-year profit before tax to be in line with its expectations.

CSM to sell European bakery arm

CSM Global has announced plans to sell both its European and North American bakery businesses, to focus on bio-based ingredients.

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