COVID-19

Asda is rethinking its instore bakery model to adapt to changing consumer demands. Pic: GettyImages/Nastco/stuartbur

Asda to change instore bakery model

By Gill Hyslop

The UK's third-largest supermarket chain is planning to scrap its scratch baking practice instore for a centralised bakery model that will deliver pre-baked products to stores daily.

Americans can now get their Hippeas snacks online. Pic: Hippeas

Hippeas capitalises D2C demand with new online store

By Gill Hyslop

The direct-to-consumer (D2C) platform will take advantage of the trend for purchasing snacks online, initially driven by the imposed lockdown on consumers, but expected to outlast the pandemic.

Companies that prioritise a move toward a ‘circular economy’ model could better recover from the financial impact of the pandemic. Pic: GettyImages/JNemchinova

Global Recycling Day

Investing in circular economy principles will drive post-pandemic recovery

By Gill Hyslop

To mark Global Recycling Day (18 March), Bureau Veritas is reminding UK bakery and snack producers to put a circular economy business model at the heart of their coronavirus recovery plan. This is especially important ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change...

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M&S and Délifrance join clean label webinar

By Gill Hyslop

With the British Baker webinar on ‘Consumers, Covid and clean label baking – what’s next?’ just a few days away, we introduce the complete line-up for the expert panel