Bakery

Naan so bold

Naan so bold

Honeytop Speciality Foods is storming the tortilla market and continues to champion innovation in products and processes, as Rod Addy discovers

John Duffy

Finsbury: Shoppers are "bored” with cake fixture

By Elaine Watson

Shoppers are "becoming bored" with the cake fixtures in supermarkets, but rising input costs and weak retail pricing are making it difficult for firms to add excitement and value back into the category, according to the boss of Finsbury Food...

Flour prices up 15-20% as harvest approaches, says Premier Foods

Flour prices up 15-20% as harvest approaches, says Premier Foods

By Elaine Watson

Flour prices could head further north this summer, driven by a combination of lower-than-anticipated corn planting in the US, reduced wheat production forecasts in Russia and Canada and lower yields in Europe, Premier Foods is predicting.

Joe Street

Fine Lady gears up for October launch of new bakery

By Elaine Watson

Fine Lady Bakeries is working with urban regeneration organisation New East Manchester (NEM) and JobCentre Plus to equip local people with the skills to work in its £20m new bakery in Newton Heath.

Hayden's Bakeries to create 150 new jobs

Hayden's Bakeries to create 150 new jobs

By Elaine Watson

Hayden's Bakeries has signed the lease on a new distribution facility that will free up a significant amount of production capacity at its Devizes bakery.

Ethnic breadmaker invests 
in tortillas and pancakes

Ethnic breadmaker invests 
in tortillas and pancakes

By Hayley Brown

Ethnic breadmaker Honeytop Speciality Foods has moved into the morning goods sector after making a major investment in its Dunstable factory. This has resulted in some "exciting new product launches", according to Honeytop's new product...

The best thing since sliced loaf

The best thing since sliced loaf

A £2m investment, plus a complete makeover for firm and factory has borne sweet fruit for malt loaf business Soreen. Rod Addy reports

Yeast strain offers hope in fight against acrylamide

Yeast strain offers hope in fight against acrylamide

By Elaine Watson

Canadian firm Functional Technologies is seeking partners to help commercialise a radical new approach to tackling acrylamide formation in baked goods based on a proprietary strain of yeast.

The full flavour of fat

The full flavour of fat

By Hayley brown

SpringThyme Oils has launched a new range of bakery shortenings that have been infused with herbs and spices. The ingredients promise the functionality of hard fats combined with the convenience of liquid oils.

Andy Brammer, United Biscuits

Under the crumb

Meet the smart cookie in charge of bringing leaner, meaner McVitie's Hob Nob biscuits to your tea table

An honest crust

An honest crust

By Rod Addy

An expert pastry-maker from Ypres is poised to create a stir among UK retailers, caterers and processors. Rod Addy travels to its HQ to discover more

Choc watching

Choc watching

As healthy eating grips swathes of the UK population, the one category you would think would be suffering would be confectionery.But the situation is...

Movers and bakers

Movers and bakers

By Elaine Watson

Warburtons' southern invasion continues apace with the launch of a modern, £45M bakery in Avonmouth, Bristol. Elaine Watson reports

The new super puds

The new super puds

Fruits that are rich in antioxidants and flavour are at the heart of a new flavouring paste from Unifine Food & Bake Ingredients.Made from...

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