Bakery

Map of Scotland highlights iconic food from the country

Scotland’s food and drink showcased in new map

By James Ridler

Scotland’s food and drink sector is being showcased in a new map of the country, highlighting the growing success of the industry – a key driver of the country’s economy.

More automation could offset rising labour costs, says Finsbury boss

Finsbury hit by rising commodity and labour costs

By Noli Dinkovski

A combination of high commodity prices and labour costs are a “constant attrition”, hindering growth at one of the UK’s biggest bakery firms, its group finance director has claimed.

Burts Chips has invested £3M in a new high-speed potato frying line to meet export demand

Burts Chips invests £3M and creates new jobs

By Michael Stones

Burts Chips has boosted capacity by 20% at its Plymouth factory and created new jobs, after investing £3M in a new high-speed potato frying line to meet export demand for its products.

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.

Cake and bread maker Finsbury posted sales and profit growth in a ‘challenging’ market

Finsbury posts growth in ‘challenging’ market

By James Ridler

Speciality bread and cake manufacturer Finsbury Food Group has grown profits and sales in its latest financial results, despite “current challenges facing the industry”.

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.

RGF has slammed former directors for taking undisclosed consultancy payments

RGF reveals undisclosed consultancy payments

By James Ridler

Baking ingredients manufacturer Real Good Food (RGF) is to launch a full review of its financial reporting and corporate governance, after it was revealed former directors – including founder and ex-chairman Pieter Totté – received payments for consultancy...