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‘Low prices of SMP have reduced the profitability of butter’

Michael Liberty, market analyst at Mintec, on the background to today’s soaring butter prices – and what the future might hold

Butter shortage looming, warns Arla boss

Bakers are set to face a butter shortage by the end of this year, according to comments by the boss of dairy giant Arla.

Newburn Bakehouse launches gluten-free crumpets

Gluten-free crumpets are the latest addition to the free-from line-up from Warburtons-owned Newburn Bakehouse.

Brioche Pasquier embraces new chocolate desserts

Brioche Pasquier is introducing a selection of four continental-style desserts, aimed at targeting chocoholics on Valentine’s Day.

Food Standards Agency ‘names and shames’ bakeries in recall list

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published a summary of food incidents handled between April and June 2016, which includes five bakery products.

Pecan Deluxe launches nut-free peanut filling

European inclusions company Pecan Deluxe Candy (PDC) has launched a peanut butter-flavoured caramel-filled milk chocolate mini cup that is completely peanut-free.

Butter prices up 13%

Bakers face higher prices for butter after a surprise rally on global commodity markets.

Coffee #1 recalls brownie over milk concerns

Coffee #1 is recalling its gluten- and dairy-free hazelnut and praline brownies because they have been found to contain milk.

Ginco recalls chocolate honeycomb

Sweet, nut and snack producer Ginco has recalled packs of chocolate-coated honeycomb due to the undeclared presence of milk and soya.

Bakers advised to secure dairy supplies

Bakers have been warned to lock in their dairy commodity prices, which are at a 10-year low.

Burton’s Biscuits to revamp Maryland range

Burton’s Biscuits is relaunching its Maryland range with a unified pack format and new SKUs.

Petition calls for Jammie Dodger recipe change reversal

An online petition has been launched calling on Burton’s Biscuits to reverse a recipe alteration to its Jammie Dodgers line.

Poundstretcher recalls Disney cookies

Poundstretcher is recalling tins of Disney Choc Chip Cookies due to the presence of undeclared milk.

Britain’s first chocolate kebab shop

The Chocolate Kebab House will open in Swansea in June, serving crêpes, churros, waffles and milkshakes.

Swiss rolls recalled due to undeclared milk

Two Swiss roll products have been recalled due to incorrect ingredients information.

Tasty Bake recalls cakes

Undeclared milk has caused Tasty Bake, the wholesale bakery, to recall its range of branded cakes.

Udi’s launches gluten-free chocolate clusters

Udi’s Gluten Free, the US-based free-from brand, has announced its new Chocolate Clusters range will be on sale from 18 January.

Jaffa Orange Cakes recalled

A batch of E. Wedel Supreme Jaffa Orange Cakes has been recalled as some packs contain milk, which is not mentioned on the packaging.

Jack Hancock
Jack Hancock is commercial director of Meadow Foods
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Meadow Foods appoints sugar boss

UK dairy and milk-based ingredients supplier Meadow Foods has appointed Jack Hancock as commercial director of the firm’s sugar division. 

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Grocery inflation is the lowest since records began in 2006
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Grocery deflation hits new low

Deflation has reached a new low of -1.6% in its 18th successive fall as the supermarket price war rages on. 

Grocery inflation low
Inflation decrease means food costs are the same as last year
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Supermarket war continues as market reaches low

Competition within supermarkets has driven down grocery inflation to zero. 

The Co-op cuts bread prices to £1

The Co-operative Food has reduced the price of bread, milk and eggs to £1.

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