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Bakels wins Great British Bounce Back title

Bakery ingredients supplier British Bakels has won the Great British Bounce Back – a competition run by the organisers of Foodex – which celebrates food and drink manufacturers that are recovering from the recession and investing for the future.

Bakery offers gluten-free ‘first’ for UK

The Riverside Bakery is launching what it believes is the UK’s first chilled gluten-free savoury pastry range.

Bread flavour plea for industry

More needs to be done to get flavour back into bread, according to the chairman of the British Society of Baking.

Top 5 tips for Foodex

Here are British Baker's top tips for Foodex, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on 24 - 26 March. 

Zeelandia explains baking science to students

Bakery ingredients manufacturer Zeelandia has held a workshop for students at the National Bakery School, London to showcase the science behind baking.

Costa looks ahead to summer

Costa Coffee has unveiled its summer bakery menu.

Hovis returns to 100% British wheat

Hovis has returned to using 100% British wheat.

In pictures: Europain 2014

British Baker recently visited Europain 2014 at the Paris Norde Villepinte exhibition centre, France. Check out our gallery below featuring highlights from the show, including images from the hotly contested Bakery Masters competition featuring UK entrant, Wayne Caddy. 

New figures show latest world bread prices

The UK was among the cheapest countries in the world in which to buy bread last year, according to new figures from Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

New salt targets “challenging”

The Department of Health (DoH) has unveiled its long-awaited salt reduction targets for 2017 which have been labelled as “very challenging” by the industry.

The sugar row intensifies
Sugar is squarely in the hot seat in 2014
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WHO: we should halve sugar intake

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a public consultation on guidelines for sugar intake – and says our daily limit should be halved.

Bakels improves digital presence

Supplier Bakels has embraced the digital revolution with a host of interactive products for the tech-savvy baker.

Food and drink apprenticeships reach record levels

Statistics released today show that the number of completed apprenticeships at food and drink businesses in England is at a record high.

BakeAway achieves sustainability target

Chilled home bakery supplier BakeAway has achieved its target of 100% fully sustainable and segregated palm oil across its range.

Food suppliers make big strides in reducing waste

Food and drink manufacturers have achieved “substantial reductions” in the amount of waste sent to landfill, according to the latest results.

Dum Dum Doughnuts rocked by explosive demand

Dum Dum Doughnuts is to postpone online orders having sold 5,000 doughnuts within three days.

ABF: sugar prices to hurt profits

Associated British Foods (ABF) – the company behind Kingsmill – has revealed that lowering sugar prices would impact its profits in the year ahead.

Bread Ahead opens bakery school

London-based bakery Bread Ahead has opened its new school in Borough Market with a launch day.

Action on Sugar attacks Responsibility Deal

The Responsibility Deal is a disaster for public health, a spokesperson for Action on Sugar (AOS) has claimed.

Insights from the Bakery Market Report 2014

On demand Web Broadcast: British Baker presents expert opinion and discussion on the retail bakery market, offering an insight into its  Bakery Market Report.

Thoughtful Bread Company opens bakery school

The Thoughtful Bread Company has opened its first flagship bakery, shop and school, in a move which has seen the business relocate to the centre of Bath.

Campden BRI posts sourdough course dates

Campden BRI has announced dates for a specialised sourdough technology course.

Ingredion reveals new starches at French show

Ingredient solutions provider Ingredion has showcased its latest nature-based label starches at agri-food show CFIA Rennes 2014.

BFree announces new Asda listing

Irish free-from business BFree has announced a new listing in Asda for its brown seeded bloomer.

App launched to promote healthier food and drink choices

Food campaigners have launched a free smartphone app to help consumers switch to healthier food and drink choices.

Tate & Lyle warns on profit decline

Falling artificial sweetener prices will impact Tate & Lyle profits, the company has warned.

Bakeries recognised for free-from innovation

Bakeries have been recognised for their free-from products in this year's FreeFrom Food Awards shortlist.

Grupo Bimbo to buy Canada Bread

Mexican bakery firm Grupo Bimbo has acquired Canada Bread, the bread division of Maple Leaf Foods, for C$1.8bn (£1bn).

United Biscuits invests in A&P Foods

United Biscuits has invested in Nigerian biscuit manufacturer A&P Foods.

Kudos develops SALP replacer in response to regulation

Following the introduction of a new EU regulation, restricting the use of sodium aluminium phosphate (SALP), Kudos Blends has developed an alternative product for bakers.

Scotmid launches fiery pie competition

Scottish retailer Scotmid has launched a touring “fiery pie” competition for consumers.

Make Your Own sandwich concept eyes UK

Australian sandwich concept Make Your Own (MYO) is looking to re-enter the UK market, according to its CEO.

Bakers in the south face further flood warnings

Further flooding is threatening bakery trade in the south as the Met Office issued an Amber warning.

Zeelandia holds educational bakery workshop

Ingredients manufacturer Zeelandia has hosted a workshop for bakery students at Barking & Dagenham College.

The Cavan Bakery announces expansion plans

Family-owned business The Cavan Bakery has opened its sixth retail outlet in Teddington, Middlesex.

Workshop Coffee Co announces City expansion

London-based Workshop Coffee Company is opening a third site in Holborn Viaduct, London.

Ziferblat café faces eviction

Russian café concept Ziferblat faces the closure of its London outlet, following a lease dispute.

Artisan bakery set to help ex-inmates

A history of art graduate has founded an artisan bakery, designed to prevent ex-inmates from re-offending.

Dum Dum Doughnuts announces first retail site

British artisan brand Dum Dum Doughnuts is opening its first retail outlet at Box Park, Shoreditch, London this month.

Pukka Pies launches family-focused campaign

Pukka Pies has unveiled its “biggest ever” marketing campaign, targeted at family meal-times.

Jolly Pies aims to expand retail business

Belfast-based company Jolly Pies is looking to expand its retail offering after a successful season at Ulster rugby club.

Kindred Bakery to focus on wholesale

Kindred Bakery will focus on expanding its wholesale business - with a new bakery opening next month.

Genius Foods extends Asda deals

Genius Foods has re-entered the frozen food market with a range of gluten-free pies.

Pieminister introduces low-calorie range

Bristol firm Pieminister has launched a range of low-calorie pies.

Pret and Greggs applauded by customers for satisfaction

Pret A Manger, Greggs and Subway have been listed among the top 50 UK performing organisations in terms of customer satisfaction.

Strike action imminent at 2 Sisters

Over 90% of trade union members have voted in favour of strike action at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Corby plant.

BREAKING: Sainsbury’s CEO to step down after 10 years

Sainsbury’s has announced that Justin King, CEO, will step down in July after 10 years in the role.

Clayton Park Bakery launches new Booths pie range

East Lancashire bakery Clayton Park has launched a new range of family meat pies, extending its partnership with Booths.

Kingsmill 50/50 unites with Heinz

Kingsmill 50/50 has announced a partnership with Heinz Beanz to promote eating beans on toast.

Tesco invests £15m in its Eat Happy Project

Tesco has pledged £15m to help educate children about food via its Eat Happy Project.

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