== Employee cleared ==

In our 22 August 2008 issue we published a story on bakery employee Paul Bentley, charged with attempting to contaminate food with peanuts at Pork Farms in Nottingham. Bentley was found not guilty of possessing material for contamination on all charges by Judge John Stokes on 24 February 2009.

== Warburtons’ campaign ==

Warburtons is launching an on-pack promotion - Save Tons on Lunch - which will feature across over 100 million loaves from mid-June. The campaign, running until September, includes rewards such as money-off coupons and free lunch items. Warburtons is linking with brands including Anchor Spreadable and Birds Eye Fish Fingers, and the coupons will be valid against either a Warburtons product or a product from a partner brand.

== Bakery is theft victim ==

Fuller’s Quality Bakers in Yorkshire was nearly bankrupted by an employee who stole almost £12,000. Beverley Peniston admitted four charges of theft between July 2007 and December 2008 at Hull Crown Court. She was given a six-month sentence, suspended for 18 months, and made subject of a non-monitored curfew for three months.

== Island updates look ==

Island Bakery Biscuits has updated the look of its twin-pack range, following the revamp of its 150g retail packs last year. Founder, Joe Reade said he wanted to increase the presence of the biscuits in areas such as upmarket canteens and hotel meeting rooms.

== Crisp flavour winner ==

Walkers has announced that Builder’s Breakfast is the winner of its ’Do us a flavour’ competition and will now become a permanent flavour in the Walkers range.