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British wrapped bread not ‘ultra-processed’, says FOB

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has defended British bread following the publication of a French report suggesting a link between wrapped loaves and a higher risk of cancer.

Bakery margins squeezed tighter as wheat costs rise

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

Hung parliament: the industry reacts

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

New member for the FOB

Equipment and plant supplier Bühler Limited has joined The Federation of Bakers (FOB) as an associate member.

Election
The election outcome is still uncertain
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Election: bakers put Conservatives in first place

With six days to go until the election a British Baker poll has placed the Conservatives out in front, commanding 48% of the vote. 

Federation of Bakers
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. 

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.

Folic acid decision delayed

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

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