Cereals and bakery preparations

Kellogg announced plans to cut the sugar content of three of its top children’s cereals

Kellogg cuts sugar in top three children’s cereals

By James Ridler

Kellogg has revealed plans to cut the sugar content of three of its top selling children’s breakfast cereals by up to 40% by the end of next year, as it drops cereals high in sugar from the range.

Weetabix ceo Giles Turrell is backing tommorrow’s third Leadership Symposium

Weetabix boss backs Leadership Symposium

By Mike Stones

Weetabix ceo Giles Turrell is backing the third Leadership Symposium – which takes place tomorrow (November 28) at Rothamsted Research Centre – as a place to update food and drink industry leadership skills.

The budget attracted both bouquets and brickbats

Budget 2017

Chancellor’s £3bn Brexit budget gets mixed reception

By Mike Stones

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s second budget of the year – in which he allocated £3bn over the next two years to prepare the UK for Brexit – has received a mixed reception from food industry and business leaders.

The bakery manufacturing Oscar was presented by Debbie Day (right), partner with category sponsor Lockton, and collected by Sonia Young on behalf of The Bread Factory

FMEAs 2017

Artisan bakery wins food manufacturing Oscar

By Mike Stones

Craft baker The Bread Factory has won the coveted Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards – at The Hilton on Park Lane in London, earlier this month.

The pubs and brewing industry has urged the chancellor to help support the industry’s 900,000 jobs and £23bn contribution to the UK economy

Budget 2017

Budget: chancellor urged to protect ‘food industry bedrock’

By Mike Stones

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s budget should protect the “bedrock” of the UK food industry, says the National Farmers Union (NFU), while business leaders urged him to help the nation “grow its way out of austerity”.

Cleone’s sprinklers are activated by zone to minimise factory damage

Jamaican food factory upgrades its fire sprinklers

By Rick Pendrous

Birmingham-based Cleone Foods, which makes Jamaican patties – a traditional Caribbean snack derived from a Cornish pasty – is making use of a fire sprinkler system as part of a risk management strategy.

Healthier breakfast habits the focus at Food Ingredients Europe

FiE 2017

Healthier breakfast habits the focus at trade show

By Noli Dinkovski

A range of nutritional and functional ingredients that contribute to health and wellness for more people around the world will be a focus at this month’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE), which takes place at Messe Frankfurt (November 28–30).

Products made with real fruit and vegetable pieces will be available at Taura’s stand

FiE 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

Natural and clean-tasting lead the way

By Noli Dinkovski

Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) brings the world’s leading ingredients makers under one roof for three days in Frankfurt.

Nimbus makes decorations and inclusions for the bakery, confectionery, ice-cream, dessert, cereal and snacking markets

Cake decorations firm in £1M capacity boost

By Noli Dinkovski

A north Wales manufacturer of cake and confectionery decorations and inclusions is to increase its capacity by 40% as part of a £1M investment over the next 12 months.

The mix can be combined with different flour varieties to create a range of seeded breads

New ancient grain mix for healthier bread

By Noli Dinkovski

Growing consumer demand for healthier bakery products is being met with the launch of a new multiseed concentrate containing ancient grains.

Patent applications for gluten-free bread machinery are increasing

Free-from foods trend drives patent growth

By Noli Dinkovski

The growth of clean-eating and free-from foods has led to an increase in global food and drink patent applications, a law firm has revealed.