n The Food Standards Agency and the British Sandwich Association (BSA) are working on a set of industry guidelines for sandwich manufacturers and sandwich bars, due to be published next year.
n Police are investigating an elaborate hoax e-mails were forged between Asda and Tesco bakery department workers, which appeared to show the two supermarkets collaborating to fix the price of bread. An employee from bakery supplier BakeMark has been arrested. BakeMark said it will co-operate with any police investigation. The News of the World revealed the scam.
n Retail baker Greggs will open its first airport shop in Scotland in Glasgow Airport in September. It is investing £150,000 in the site.
n The British Transport Police (BTP) is offering a £5,000 reward for help finding two people who robbed an Upper Crust bakery at Watford Junction station. The robbery took place at 7.20am on 17 July, when two masked men overpowered a member of staff and forced her to open the safe.
n Some 112 guests attended last month’s National Dried Fruit Trade Association Annual Review (NDFTA) event in London, supported by California Raisins. Martin Rome of Whitworths stepped down as NDFTA chairman, with Roby Danon of Voicevale taking over.
n Foodservice giant 3663 has won a supply contract for 334 Pizza Express outlets from Woodward Foodservice.
n Melton Mowbray pork pie baker Dickinson & Morris has won a Guild of Fine Food Great Taste Gold Award for a second year running.