== FDF focuses on fat ==

In response to the launch of the Food Standard’s Agency saturated fat awareness campaign, Julian Hunt, director of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) said its members were actively looking at how they could help consumers lower their intake of saturated fat. For example, United Biscuits has reduced the saturated fat content of three of its leading McVitie’s biscuit brands by 50% since November 2008.

== Campden’s new guide ==

Campden BRI has published the fourth edition of ’HACCP: a practical guide’, which provides guidance for manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators. It looks in particular at the increasing importance of the need to document decisions regarding hazard and risk analysis.

== Spring comes to Meg ==

Web retailer Meg Rivers Cakes is launching a new spring/summer range in time for Mother’s Day on 22 March. Consisting of handmade cakes and biscuits, the range includes: a Lemon Heaven Box, featuring a St Clements Cake and Lemon Cookies; and a Chocolate Heaven Box, containing its popular Chocolate Cake and new-recipe Chocolate Cookies.

== Wall’s new savouries ==

Sausage brand Wall’s is to take on Ginsters with the launch of its new savoury pastries. Its Full of Filling range will compete directly with the West Country brand and target male snackers shopping in convenience stores. The 12-strong range includes a sausage roll, two pasties, five slices and four pies. Wall’s made its first foray into pastry products last year, when it launched the Stroller - sausage meat wrapped in pastry - in three varieties.