University of Bradford reader in computer science Savas Konur talks about the unique challenges of installing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Industry 4.0 technologies into a production line more than a century old.
Real Good Food has reported strong single digit revenue growth for the financial year ending 31 March 2020, driven by progress at cake decorating business JF Renshaw and food ingredients operation Brighter Foods.
Kosher biscuit manufacturer Rakusen’s has partnered with the University of Bradford to adapt its 100 year old production line with Industry 4.0 technologies, supported by the Knowledge transfer Network (KTN).
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Victoria Prentis said the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is currently not considering the inclusion of sourdough or wholegrain definitions in the Bread and Flour Regulations.
Researchers have found evidence that, while both commercial and sourdough yeasts have indeed evolved over time, the two strains have followed very different domestication paths, mobilised by various genetic events.
Pie manufacturer Vale of Mowbray has promoted Mark Gatenby to managing director, replacing his father John in the role, and is investing £250k in rebranding as it prepares for 2021 new product development.
Members of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) at Greencore’s Northampton factory have rejected a ‘divisive’ pay rise, claiming staff there have not been recognised as key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Endless LLP's acquisition of Hovis builds its bakery presence, with the bread brand joining cake manufacturer Bright Blue Foods in the private equity firm's portfolio and opportunities for synergies, one financial adviser claims.
Vegan ingredients, fruits and traditional cakes are just a few of the products benefiting from the coronavirus pandemic, which has prompted increased consumer focus on health, indulgence, provenance and functional ingredients.
Bakery will be the nutrition labelling battleground for the foreseeable future as processors across Europe face increasing pressure to reformulate and consumers seek healthier options, according to experts at Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC).
Italy's Newlat Food has confirmed its proposed acquisition of Hovis, following a Sky News report flagging the move, with Newlat claiming a successful bid would enable it to reach sales of €1bn within 24 months.
Laurence Smith, managing director of Fatherson Bakery, shares its progress since winning Small Bakery Manufacturer of the Year at the 2020 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards and new product development plans in this podcast.