Ingredients

Prepare for egg sandwich shortage, says British Lion

Food businesses need to brace themselves for a shortage of egg sandwiches and empty shelves post-Brexit, experts have warned.

Cargill launches new cocoa powder for bakers

Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate has unveiled a new cocoa powder designed specifically for bakers.

No-deal 'catastrophe' fears for British wheat exports

A no-deal Brexit could have a catastrophic impact on wheat exports, millers have warned.

Yorkshire Baker founder launches new pastry brand

Gill Ridgard, founder of Yorkshire Baker, has launched new pastries business The Original Baker.

Cake Décor appoints UK sales manager for B2B

Cake Décor has appointed Paul Parkinson as UK sales manager for business to business. 

Gluten-free ingredient research receives funding

A project to improve the ingredients used in gluten-free bread has secured a funding boost.

Consumers reveal top chocolate flavour pairings

Consumers are looking for fruit and nut pairings in chocolate treats, according to a new survey by Dawn Foods.

Pan’Artisan launches gluten-free dough pucks

Pan’Artisan has added a selection of gluten-free products to its range of frozen doughs.

AHDB holds baking workshop to drive wheat exports

A baking workshop has been held in Algeria this month to highlight the quality of UK soft wheat.

Bread industry gears up for Fibre February

The bread industry is to shine a spotlight on the role its products can play in providing fibre as part of a month-long consumer-facing campaign called Fibre February.

Bako South Eastern merged with ABC Suppliers

Bakery supplier Bako North Western Group has merged its businesses ABC Suppliers (Norwich) and Bako South Eastern (Wimbledon).

Aryzta commercial director Warren Wells joins Macphie

Food ingredients supplier Macphie has appointed Warren Wells as commercial director.

Dawn Foods launches filling mixes for sweet pastries

Dawn Foods has rolled out a range of bake-stable ‘just add water’ dry filling mixes.

AHDB event to look at milling wheat quality

Meeting the specification for baking a quality loaf will be one of the topics of this year’s Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Milling Wheat Conference.

Clarkson has worked at Dawn Foods for 13 years
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Dawn Foods promotes Tim Clarkson to top UK role

Dawn Foods has promoted sales director Tim Clarkson to the role of cluster director for the UK and Ireland.

Ulrick & Short unveils Ovaprox V egg replacer

Ingredients manufacturer Ulrick & Short has launched an egg replacer designed for vegan baking.

Dawn partners with Gerard Baker for 2019 campaign

Dawn Foods has partnered with chef, author and broadcaster Gerard Baker for its 2019 Bakes for All Seasons campaign.

Macphie positive despite the ‘shadow of Brexit’

Ingredients supplier Macphie has said its outlook is positive despite weakened sterling and the threat of tariffs.

Jacksons graduates make stuffing from surplus bread

Graduate trainees at William Jackson Food Group (WJFG) have developed festive stuffing using surplus Jackson’s bread.

RGF sells R&W Scott and reports £9.1m loss

Real Good Food has sold jams and preserves business R&W Scott and reported a half-year loss before tax of £9.1m.

Coopland & Son fined £160k for flour dust offence

East Yorkshire bakery business Coopland & Son has been fined almost £160,000 after exposing its staff to flour dust.

Christmas 2018: bakery NPD for the festive season

Only 12 more sleeps until Christmas! But that doesn’t mean bakeries are finished for the festive season. There’s a host of NPD yet to be explored.

Kerry to market Acryleast acrylamide-reducing yeast

Kerry has secured a licence agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp to supply acrylamide-reducing yeast enzyme Acryleast to food and beverage manufacturers from next year.

Pret A Manger rolls out ingredients labelling pilot

Pret A Manger has revealed details of the ingredient labelling scheme being introduced following the death of a teenage customer.

Wheat plantings forecast to reach five-year high

High prices this year have encouraged growers to increase wheat plantings for the 2019 crop.

Gluten-free sugar replacer launched by Ulrick & Short

Ulrick & Short has unveiled a gluten-free sugar replacer for cakes, muffins and other baked goods. 

Bakels opens new £10m Bicester distribution centre

Ingredients supplier British Bakels has opened a new £10m distribution centre in Oxfordshire.

CSM revamps Arkady range following customer survey

CSM Bakery Solutions has revamped its Arkady bread ingredients range following the results of a bakery customer survey.

Cake Décor targets artisan bakers with new pack sizes

Decorations supplier Cake Décor has launched its sprinkles range in smaller pack sizes aimed at the artisan bakery and foodservice markets.

Abbey Logistics gains Hovis flour distribution contract

Hovis has awarded Abbey Logistics a contract to provide bulk flour distribution to its bakeries in the Midlands and the south of England.

Supermarkets to review bakery allergen labelling

Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco are set to improve allergen labelling across their in-store bakeries.

‘Unacceptable’ losses at Allied Bakeries, reports ABF

Losses at Kingsmill owner Allied Bakeries have remained “unacceptable” in the past year, according to parent company Associated British Foods (ABF).

Tate & Lyle to display 15-tier cake at King’s Cross

Tate & Lyle will unveil a 15-tier cake at London’s King’s Cross on Thursday (8 November) to celebrate its 140th anniversary.

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Ulrick & Short launches fat alternative for pastry

Ulrick & Short has developed a new fat alternative for bakers looking to reduce the calorie content of shortcrust pastry.

Macphie creates vegan-certified cake mixes

Ingredients manufacturer Macphie has unveiled a range of vegan-certified cake and muffin mixes on World Vegan Day (1 November).

Government to launch consultation on mandatory folic acid fortification

A consultation is to be launched next year on mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid.

US/China row having major impact on grain market

Trading difficulties between the US and China, and drought in key growing areas, are having a serious impact on the grain market.

Pidy reveals plans to grow its presence in the UK

Ready-to-fill pastry manufacturer Pidy has advised customers to stock up in case of Brexit-related shortages – and has unveiled plans to grow its presence in the UK.

Wheat imports up 87% year-on-year this summer

Wheat imports almost doubled in July and August compared to the same period last year.

Macphie taps nostalgia trend with mallow NPD

Food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has introduced mallow into its range of sweet filling and finishing products.

Folic acid fortification to be mandatory, claims report

Fortification of flour with folic acid is to become mandatory in the UK, according to national media reports.

Callebaut debuts 1% added sugar milk chocolate

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has launched a 1% added sugar chocolate called Ecl1pse under its Callebaut brand.

Edme promotes apprentice to lab technician position

Ingredients producer Edme has appointed Jordan Peck as lab technician following his completion of its apprenticeship scheme.

Heron Corn Mill scoops £52,500 Lottery grant

South Cumbria-based Heron Corn Mill has received a National Lottery Grant of £52,500 to help it celebrate 800 years of milling.

Pret to list all ingredients on fresh-made lines following teenager's allergen death

Pret A Manger has pledged to list all ingredients, including allergens, on products that are freshly made in its kitchens.

Hovis disposes of three mills to focus on baking

Hovis is selling two of its flour mills to Whitworth Bros and closing a third as it looks to focus on its core baking business.

Natasha Ednan-Laperouse's family outside West London coroner's court
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Pret pledges to learn from teen’s sesame allergy death

Pret A Manger has said it will make “meaningful change” following the death of a teenager who suffered a fatal allergic reaction to one of its sandwiches.

Axe puddings from school menus, urge Scots dentists

Sugary puddings should be dropped from school lunch menus, according to the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Ulrick & Short releases gluten-free texture aid

Ingredients manufacturer Ulrick & Short has released Synergie Legato, a new ingredient for gluten-free bakery products.

Barry Callebaut buys Burton’s chocolate facility

Barry Callebaut has bought Burton’s Biscuit Company’s chocolate production site and entered into a long-term supply agreement with the biscuit manufacturer.

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