Bakery

Professor Buttriss: ‘Saturated fat intakes have fallen over the past 30 years but remain above recommendations’

OPINION

Lowering saturated fat intakes remains the goal

By Professor Judy Buttriss

There has been much debate about whether saturated fat is bad or not, but the Government’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition has confirmed there is robust evidence to uphold existing advice to reduce saturated fat to no more than 10% of total...

Manufacturers and retailers reduced sugar by 2.9% across 10 categories between 2015–2018

‘Mixed progress’ in sugar reduction: PHE report

By Noli Dinkovski

Breakfast cereal and yogurt manufacturers are leading the way in sugar reduction, but progress in confectionery, biscuits and puddings has stalled, according to Public Health England’s (PHE’s) second-year report on the food industry’s attempt to voluntarily...

ABF still in a strong position claim experts, despite poor performance from sugar division

ABF still a strong bet despite sugar profit drop

By James Ridler

Associated British Foods (ABF) continues to be a safe bet within the food and drink manufacturing industry, despite taking a hit from dwindling sugar profits, according to industry experts.

Carrie Jones-Barber and Steven Verweij, poised to start the packing line at Evesham

Bakery ingredients firm launches packing line

By Rod Addy

Dawn Foods has made 'significant investment' in a new automated dry packing line at its Evesham factory in Worcestershire, following the launch of revamped packaging across its entire product portfolio.

Hugh Cawley has stepped down from his role as RGF chief executive

Real Good Food chief executive steps down

By James Ridler

Speciality baking ingredients manufacturer Real Good Food (RGF) chief executive Hugh Cawley has stepped down from his role with immediate effect and is to leave the company by the end of this month (September 2019).

Whitehouse: 'Encouraged by the improved performance of the business over the last couple of years'

Premier Foods appoints new CEO

By Rod Addy

Premier Foods has appointed Alex Whitehouse as chief executive officer (CEO) effective from 30 August, replacing Gavin Darby, who stepped down from the role at the start of this year.

Project Hexagon brought together Welsh bakery companies to drive innovation in NPD

Welsh innovation project boosts bakery NPD

By Noli Dinkovski

A Welsh Government-funded project set up to help bakery firms incorporate innovative ingredients into their products is beginning to report back positive results.

Greggs is looking into the follow up to its vegan sausage roll (pictured)

Greggs set to create vegan steak bakes

By James Ridler

High street baker Greggs is looking to turn its hand to vegan variants of some of its most popular food items, following the success of its vegan sausage roll.

176 jobs lost as Allied Bakeries closes Cardiff factory

176 jobs axed as bakery confirms closure

By James Ridler

Employees at Allied Bakeries’ Cardiff factory have been made redundant, as the Kingsmill maker confirmed it would be ceasing bakery operations at the site.

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