CBP anniversary

Next month sees the 50th anniversary of the Chorleywood Bread Process, which was developed by scientists at the Chorleywood Flour Milling and Bakery Research Association laboratories.

Tortilla demand up

Honeytop said it has had to increase its tortilla capacity by around 50% in recent months, due to natural growth of the sector, with existing customers using wraps more readily, in place of sandwiches, for lunch. Joint MD David Laurence said its tortillas have seen year-on-year like-for-like growth of 25%. The firm has also recently expanded its production of chilled naans for the retail sector.

Renshaw shortlisted

Cake topping and icing manufacturer Renshaw has been shortlisted for the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce Exporter of the Year Award, as part of an entry by parent company The Real Good Food Company, at the Liverpool Daily Post Regional Business Awards.

Beer bread tasting

The Great British Beer Festival will feature a tasting from beer writer Sue Nowak in conjunction with the Real Bread Campaign, looking at the relationship between brewing and baking, including a tasting of breads made with six different types of beer. A Slice of Real Ale takes place on 4 August at the Earl’s Court show.