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Welsh companies team up to create Bakery Gin

Swansea-based Lewis Pie & Pasty Co has collaborated with a local brewery and distillery to create a gin made from surplus bread.

Michael Gove appoints first food waste champion

Ben Elliot has been appointed the Government’s first food surplus and waste champion to help promote awareness of food waste.

Bakery giants pledge to halve food waste by 2030

Hovis, Warburtons and Premier Foods are among 90 of the UK’s biggest food retailers and suppliers to pledge to halve food waste by 2030 as part of a “ground-breaking” industry roadmap.

Yorkshire bakery raises £12k via crowdfunding

Malton-based Zuzu’s Bakery is set to expand its operations after raising more than £12,000 via a crowdfunding campaign.

Can apple by-product cut sugar and sat fat in cakes?

A Welsh consortium has secured £350,000 in funding for research into using an apple by-product to reduce levels of sugar and saturated fat in items such as cakes.

Bakeries commit to cutting loaf surplus

Ten bakeries have pledged to reduce food waste at their sites as part of the Real Bread Campaign’s No Loaf Lost commitment.

Gail’s Bakery to host dinner made from surplus food

Gail’s Bakery has teamed up with eco pop-up Canteen No.4 to host The Waste Series – a dinner featuring a four-course menu made entirely from surplus food.

Federation of Bakers and Hovis sign up to Courtauld Commitment 2025

The Federation of Bakers, Hovis and the Real Bread Campaign are among the latest organisations to sign up to Courtauld 2025.

WRAP releases guidance on bread labelling to help tackle food waste

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has released best practice guidance designed to clear up confusion around food labelling, which can lead to food being wasted.

Sainsbury’s sees slight second-quarter drop

Sainsbury’s has seen total retail sales (excluding fuel) fall 0.4% in its second quarter results to 24 September 2016.

Phone app designed to ‘fight war on food waste’

Entrepreneurs Jamie Crummie and Chris Wilson have designed an app to offload bakery products that are destined for the bin at a discounted price.

Jane Tyler, managing director of RedBlack
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RedBlack to launch new ordering software

RedBlack, the York-based software developer, has revealed it will launch new software aimed at improving ordering efficiency between bakeries and retail stores.

Hobbs House donates to food waste project

Cotswolds-based artisan baker Hobbs House donated “enough bread for 200 people” to The Surplus Food Café.

Toast Ale launches bread-based beer

Toast Ale, the Hackney-based company, has started trading by selling a pale ale made with waste bread.

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Foxcroft & Ginger: cutting down on food waste
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Foxcroft & Ginger takes steps against food waste

Two-site artisan cafe and wholesaler Foxcroft & Ginger is donating leftover food to a homelessness charity and helping to cut down on food waste. 

Report shows young less keen to use freezers

A new survey has found that freezers are ‘neglected’ and have been dubbed ‘graveyards’ by younger consumers. 

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