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CSM partnership to bring 3D printing to bakers

CSM Bakery Solutions has teamed up with 3D Systems Corporation to develop, sell and distribute 3D printers and products for the food industry.

Premier Foods FY results: ‘challenging’ year brings £12m profits slump

Full-year profits at Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods have fallen by almost 10% in what the company described as a challenging year.

Three new mixes from Puratos

Belgian bakery ingredients manufacturer Puratos has added three new products to its bakery range.

20 million packs of hot cross buns sold in Easter week, says Kantar

A total of 20 million packs of hot cross buns were purchased throughout the major UK retailers in Easter week alone, according to research analyst Kantar Worldpanel.

Hobart wins European Award for second year running

Hobart Warewashing has won a Star Award in Innovation for its new enhanced flight-type dishwasher.

Scottish food and drink industry aims to double turnover by 2030

An ambitious new strategy to drive growth in Scotland’s farming, fishing, food and drink industry has been unveiled by Scotland Food & Drink.

TasteTech to drive innovation with Bakery Laboratory

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

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.

Coup de Pates appoints new director of creation and innovation

Foodservice supplier Coup de Pates has announced that Fabrice Prochasson will join the company as its new director of creation and innovation.

Puratos UK unveils £1.27m innovation centre

Bakery supplier Puratos UK today unveiled a £1.27m innovation centre at its UK Fringford Mill site near Bicester, Oxfordshire.

Packaging firm expands with £1m development

Wearside-based packaging firm, PFF Packaging Group, has opened a £1m development in order to seek a change in attitude towards the food sector.

New ChocScotch Egg from Derbyshire bakery

The latest bakery innovation comes from Bakezilla’s Bespoke Cakes, and is set to take Easter by storm.  

Europain and Intersuc winners announced

The winners of the Europain Innovation Awards and Intersuc Collections have been announced

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.

Kerry Group launches innovation centre

Kerry Group, the global ingredients company, has opened a new €1bn technology and innovation centre in Dublin.

Cake and biscuits market in slow growth, but future positive

The biscuit and cake market has seen a “subdued” growth, threatened by home baking and competition between confectionery, health foods and ice cream products.

New food innovation conference launched

New Frontiers in Food & Drink – a cutting edge conference to discuss the food industry of tomorrow – is to take place this summer.

ABST launches learning day

The Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) is to hold a learning day in March next year.

Bake n' Grape:
the new bakery concept to open next year
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New bakery hybrid to hit British high street

A new £200,000 bakery-hybrid concept is to open next year, with a further 12 openings planned throughout the UK by 2018.

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Innovation not always the answer, argues United Biscuits director

Brands need to focus on their core products rather than striving for constant innovation, according to a top United Biscuits (UB) executive. 

Will innovation in food take a further slump?

A study has found that the number of food innovations reaching the consumer since 2008 has decreased by 6.5%. 

Cake firm launches nostalgic ranges

Exquisite Handmade Cakes, based in Leeds, will launch cocktail and sweet shop cake ranges early next year.

Proper Cornish sets up team for growth

Proper Cornish Group is preparing for innovation growth by recruiting a new marketing director, sales director and NPD manager. 

Gerhard’s blog: Glasgow bites

Gerhard Jenne makes a brief sojourn to Glasgow and samples some of the city’s bakery delights

Gerhard’s blog: Sporting challenges

Those of you who read this blog might sometimes question what planet I live on, waxing on about individual servings of pastries that cost anything from £5, even £8. This does not resemble anything in your life, you might think. It doesn’t for most of the time in mine either, but when you live and work in Central London, you can’t help but notice these things and it also makes it very exciting.

Innovation is key, says Warburtons

Product innovation is the key to Warburtons’ survival within the market, according to its chairman.

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