Jobs to go as Burton's Moreton plant closes

More than 200 jobs will go at Burton's Foods' Moreton plant following the announcement it is to shut down the biscuit site.

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Irish delegates to attend ABST event

FSA helps out on gluten-free

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a fact sheet to help caterers understand when they can label food 'gluten- free' in advance of the change to labelling rules next January.

EU takes more steps to ease sugar supplies

Two measures to ensure the fluidity of the EU sugar market, proposed by the European Commission, have been voted on by Member States.

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Rise for Krispy Kreme

Warm weather continues to put pressure on wheat

Predictions of a warm, dry June mean UK wheat crops will continue to be put under pressure despite Russia lifting its ban on wheat exports.

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Allied in careers drive

Interest in bakery propels Renshaw to new heights

The UK’s leading supplier of sugarpaste, Renshaw, has recorded record sales for the year on the back of the continued boom in home baking.

Price of bread set to rise this autumn

The price of a loaf of bread looks set to go up by at least 10p this autumn, according to Anthony Kindred, director, National Association of Master Bakers.

BBC2 searches for family bakery

The BBC is searching for a bakery to take part in a new TV programme about family businesses.

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