May

Double win for Border Biscuits

Border Biscuits has scooped the top award of Business of the Year at the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2012.

'Pastygate' timeline highlights government u-turn

British Baker has compiled the key dates in the pasty-tax campaign over the past two months, which have shaped the government's decision to scrap its proposal for 20% VAT to be added to all hot takeaway bakery products.

Speciality Desserts goes French

Wellingborough-based Speciality Desserts has been sold to French manufacturer Européenne des Desserts (EDD).

Eric Lanlard creates Elizabeth Cake

Eric Lanlard, star of Channel 4 TV series Baking Mad, has developed a twist on the traditional Victoria sponge recipe for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Gluten-free prescriptions costing NHS millions

The latest research on prescription gluten-free bakery goods has revealed more than £100m is being spent on unneccessary delivery and admin charges.

Record entries for Cupcake Championships

The 2012 National Cupcake Championships has seen a record number of entries, with organiser British Baker receiving twice as many as last year.

Anti-GM wheat activists halted by police

Protestors have been prevented by police from entering a research site in Hertfordshire where a trial of genetically modified (GM) wheat is taking place.

Government performs pasty tax u-turn

The government has performed a dramatic u-turn on its tax for hot pies and pasties.

Greggs backs food hygiene scheme

Greggs has given its backing to web-based certification SOFHTe, from The Society of Food Hygiene Technology (SOFHT).

FDF apprentice targets on track

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has revealed that UK food and drink manufacturers are on target to meet their pledge to double the number of apprenticeships to 3,400 by the end of 2012.

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