November

Scotch Pie Champion results postponed

The naming of the World Scotch Pie Champion has been postponed by the organisers, as the recent snow meant entrants would have had difficulty attending the ceremony in Carnegie College, Dunfermline.

Consumers willing to pay more for British Lion logo

British Lion egg products has revealed that the majority of consumers are willing to pay more for a sandwich with the British Lion mark, following an in-store study.

Genius bread founder picks up entrepreneurial gong

Genius Foods founder Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne has been awarded with an ‘Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year’ accolade by the Entrepreneurial Exchange organisation.

Warburtons to launch eight gluten-free products

Warburtons is set to launch an eight-strong gluten-free bakery range, having revealed in October that the brand would move into the gluten-free market.

Ditty’s secures international contracts

Biscuits and oatcakes from Northern Irish bakery Ditty’s are gaining an international following after the company secured new export contracts with companies in New Zealand and London, and began talks with potential customers in France and Hong Kong.

Bertinet crowned Food Champion at Radio 4 awards

Bath-based baker and author Richard Bertinet was named Food Champion of the Year at the Food & Farming Awards 2010 this week after being nominated by listeners of Radio 4’s Food Programme.

French-Asian patisserie to launch in London

French-trained chef Loretta Liu has announced plans to open her first Café On outlet in London, following the launch of her patisserie brand this autumn.

Baguette Express bucks downturn with openings

Despite slow progress earlier this year, East-Lothian-based franchise chain Baguette Express has added 18 outlets to its estate in 2010, and has its eye on London locations.

European coffee shops offer UK bakers potential

The European branded coffee shop market has weathered the economic downturn and is set to grow steadily over the next three years, providing UK bakers with a potentially lucrative export market.

DoH aims for 'lighter' touch on nutrition targets

A review has begun of the raft of nutrition targets left by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) under the previous government, which will mark a shift away from the 'carrot and stick' consultations and aims towards a "lighter" approach to regulation.

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