Plant bakeries producing everything from bread to morning goods and cakes face major issues - ranging from overcapacity to reformulation pressures to reduce levels of salt, fat and sugar. Stay ahead of your competitors with the latest piping hot news in the business.
Canadian farmers are set to benefit from access to the very latest wheat seed varieties with enhanced characteristics, following a new research joint venture (jv) known as Limagrain Cereals Research...
Cereal ingredient producer Silvery Tweed Cereals has invested £1.5M in new equipment at its Berwick-upon-Tweed site, creating four new jobs.
Premier Foods has opened its £20M production line at its Mr Kipling bakery in Carlton, Barnsley today (July 3) – creating 80 new jobs.
Mexican food has knocked Chinese food off the top spot as the nation’s favourite foreign cuisine, according to research organisation Future Thinking.
Ukraine and Russia are likely to become the bridgehead for the introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the rest of Europe, according to the ceo of the French agricultural...
Morrisons boss David Potts has boosted the ailing retailer’s sales and market share for the first time since December 2011, after heading the business for just four months.
Food coatings firm Bowman Ingredients will make a ‘multi-million pound’ investment in the UK’s first dedicated production facility for gluten-free products, it has claimed.
A Yorkshire bakery has boosted profits by lifting output, cutting waste and improving communication between teams, after implementing a skills training programme.
Staff at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Gunstones bakery in Sheffield will hold last-ditch talks over a pay dispute with management before deciding on further strike action, it has emerged.
A Newcastle Bakery has been fined after one of its workers lost the tip of his middle finger in an incident with an unguarded machine.
2 Sisters Food Group’s strong like-for-like sales growth for the third quarter (Q3) was boosted by a positive performance from the firm’s chilled and protein divisions, reveal its results for...
The creation of a new md role for Burton’s Biscuit Company’s UK & Ireland business leads our latest selection of people on the move in the food and drink industry....
Morrisons has been applauded for its light-hearted response to an angry customer on Facebook by other users of the social networking site.
An incident of a woman throwing a biscuit at a man in Norfolk was recorded as actual bodily harm (ABH) by police, according to media reports.
Teenagers will invent a new cereal for Kellogg as part of a campaign aimed at attracting new talent into food manufacturing by promoting the sector as an exciting and rewarding...
High-protein bread and pasta firm Dr Zak’s is now in 150 retailers throughout the UK and set to boost its presence further with the launch of its bagels.
Hundreds of workers at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Gunstones bakery in Sheffield took part in a 48-hour strike this week, with a further 48-hour walk out planned for next month.
Finsbury Food Group has completed its acquisition of foodservice supplier Johnstone’s Just Desserts, saving 150 jobs at the firm, after buying the business out of administration.
Allergy sufferers don't trust the safety of many free-from foods sold in supermarkets, the chief executive of the Anaphylaxis Campaign has claimed.
Europe’s gluten-free market will continue to boom, as analysts predict several more years of increasing sales.
There is a “low risk” coeliacs could suffer side-effects from the recent Genius Foods’s product recall despite many consumers voicing their anger and disappointment on social media, a free-from expert...
United Biscuits’ £50M investment at its Harlesden facility didn’t stop production, despite major structural work being carried out, factory general manager Helen Day has said.
Premier Foods’s boss Gavin Darby has once again vehemently defended the company’s so-called Invest for Growth plan, despite trading profits being down £8.9M on last year.
Six of the biggest names in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector are in the running to be crowned Food Manufacturing Personality of the Year at the Food Manufacturing...
A £2M investment will quadruple sandwich manufacturer Raynors Foods's output and also create at least 65 new jobs, md Matt Raynor has said.