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Costa considers Brexit impact as coffee prices rise

Costa Coffee owner Whitbread may rein back investment following the Leave win in last week’s referendum, while coffee prices could soon rocket due to severe droughts.

Foodservice growth rate to slow by end of year

The UK foodservice market is continuing to grow, according to foodservice consultancy Horizon, although the rate of growth is expected to slow.

Wheat prices expected to stay low

Wheat prices are expected to stay low, despite an estimated 1m-hectare reduction in global planting.

Ginger Nut production restarted

United Biscuits (UB) has resumed production of McVitie’s Ginger Nuts at its Carlisle factory.

Cameron to scrap sugar tax plans

According to the Financial Times, the government has abandoned plans to introduce a sugar tax as part of its ‘obesity strategy’.

Real Good Food warns it will miss profit expectations

Real Good Food (RGF), the food ingredients and bakery supplier, has warned profits for the year ended 31 March will not hit market expectations.

2016 US wheat harvest expected to shrink

The US wheat crop could be the lowest since 2006, according to a report by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Baked goods sales to tumble 5% by 2020

UK sales of bread and baked goods are set to fall by 5.3% over the next five years, according to a report by market insight company Mintel, with market value dropping from £3.9bn to £3.7bn.

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.

ABF: sugar prices to hurt profits

Associated British Foods (ABF) – the company behind Kingsmill – has revealed that lowering sugar prices would impact its profits in the year ahead.

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