Koenig sets up new turnkey arm

Spotlight on mixing and blending

Koenig sets up new turnkey arm

By Rick Pendrous

Roll plant manufacturer Koenig has set up a new subsidiary to specialise in designing and installing turnkey projects for bakeries and food manufacturers.

Members of the baking industry were recognised at this year's Baking Industry Awards. Pictured: David Wright (left) and Richard Cox

Food manufacturers recognised at Baking Industry Awards

By James Ridler

Cake Shop Bakery owner David Wright was crowned Baker of the Year at the Baking Industry Awards (BIAs) Wednesday night (September 6), while ingredients producer Macphie was named UK Bakery Manufacturer of the Year.

Thermal transfer overprinting solves Irwin's Bakery bottlenecks

Labelling and printing spotlight

Thermal transfer overprinting solves Irwin's Bakery bottlenecks

By Rick Pendrous

Irwin’s Bakery, based at Portadown in Northern Ireland, which makes a variety of loaves, biscuits and other baked goods, has overcome a coding system production bottleneck, thanks to the installation of more than 20 Domino V230i thermal transfer overprinting...

Two poultry processors were ordered to pay Bakers Basco for misusing its bakery equipment

Chicken firms to pay £19,216 for equipment misuse

By Matt Atherton

Two chicken processing businesses have been ordered to pay almost a combined £20,000 in damages and costs to bakery equipment maker Bakers Basco, for using its equipment without permission.

Bakery closure: Avana ceased general production last Friday (Flickr Live4Soccer/(L4S))

Newport bakery closes with 161 job losses

By Noli Dinkovski

A bakery in Newport is to close with the loss 161 of jobs after its owner said market conditions had meant the business was no longer viable.

Anastasia Duncanson was hired as bake officer

Morrisons hires worker to watch The Great British Bake Off

By Matt Atherton

Morrisons has cooked up a “dream job” for keen baker Anastasia Duncanson, who was employed to watch the upcoming season seven of the BBC TV show The Great British Bake Off, and react to the subsequent consumer trends.

Heinz's Wigan factory appeared in BBC Two's Inside The Factory: How Our Favourite Foods Are Made

Heinz factory appears in BBC TV documentary

By Matt Atherton

The secret recipe behind Heinz Baked Beanz remains a mystery, after Heinz’s 70-year-old Wigan factory appeared on BBC Two’s ‘Inside The Factory: How Our Favourite Foods Are Made’ last night.

Heritage redesign for bakery packs

Heritage redesign for bakery packs

By Rick Pendrous

Brand marketing specialist The Market Creative has brought the GH Sheldon family back on to the packaging of some of the nation’s best-loved baked goods.


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