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Pret A Manger rolls out ingredients labelling pilot

Pret A Manger has revealed details of the ingredient labelling scheme being introduced following the death of a teenage customer.

Macphie creates vegan-certified cake mixes

Ingredients manufacturer Macphie has unveiled a range of vegan-certified cake and muffin mixes on World Vegan Day (1 November).

Macphie taps nostalgia trend with mallow NPD

Food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has introduced mallow into its range of sweet filling and finishing products.

Edme promotes apprentice to lab technician position

Ingredients producer Edme has appointed Jordan Peck as lab technician following his completion of its apprenticeship scheme.

Ulrick & Short releases gluten-free texture aid

Ingredients manufacturer Ulrick & Short has released Synergie Legato, a new ingredient for gluten-free bakery products.

Macphie managing director Andy Underwood to leave

Scottish food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has announced the departure of managing director Andy Underwood.

Dawn Foods launches range of Layer Cake Mixes

Dawn Foods has launched a range of American Style Layer Cake Mixes, available in three flavours.

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.

Bakery margins squeezed tighter as wheat costs rise

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

Orchard Valley launches vegetarian marshmallows

Orchard Valley Foods has launched an all-natural range of marshmallows suitable for vegetarians. 

Fats and Oils: Can replacers benefit from butter cost hike?

As butter prices continue to rise, alternative fats suppliers are relishing the opportunity to prove their products can o­ffer equal performance at lower costs

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.

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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.

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