Convenience

Some of of the brands recognised as clean label frontrunners in 2022. Pic: AA

The world’s leading clean label trendsetters for 2022

By Gill Hyslop

Belgium’s Lotus Biscoff Spread, Ladurée biscuits from France, the UK’s Walkers Shortbread Fingers and Snyder’s of Hanover (US) are among the swathes of winners recognised by the 2022 A.A. Taste Awards.

Dina Foods' founders - brothers Suheil (MD), Fadi and Samir Haddad. Pic: Dina Foods

Dina Foods celebrates 30th anniversary

By Gill Hyslop

The supplier of Mediterranean breads, snacks and confectionery is marking its major milestone at International Food & Drink (IFE), but while the scale of the company may have changed, it claims its family values and focus on quality, service and integrity...

A selection of exquisite confections handcrafted by Just Desserts. Pic: Regal Food Products Group

Regal gets (its) Just Desserts

By Gill Hyslop

UK-based Regal Food Products Group has acquired premium desserts producer Just Desserts for an undisclosed sum.

The bolt on of Firebird Artisan Mills' assets will help Ardent Mills diversify its portfolio. Pic: GettyImages/minoandriani

Ardent Mills completes acquisition of Firebird Artisan Mills’ assets

By Gill Hyslop

Over the next several months, the Firebird Artisan Mills brand and products will be fully integrated into Ardent Mills, enabling the flour-milling and ingredients specialist to bolster its nutrition offerings to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse...

Recyclable paper will replace the plastic inner liner of Kellogg's Corn Flakes in Tesco partnership trial next year. Pic: Kellogg's

Kellogg’s UK to trial paper lining for Corn Flakes

By Gill Hyslop

Aligned to its pledge to transition 100% of its packaging to reusable, recyclable or compostable material by the end of 2025, the breakfast cereal giant will be trialling a fully recyclable paper liner for its Corn Flakes cereals next year.

AlcoEats produces a lineup of eight varieties of better-for-you cashew snacks. Pic: AlcoEats

Better-for-you Indian snack startup receives Golden Ticket

By Gill Hyslop

AlcoEats – which produces Indian-style nuts, ready-to-cook sauces and spice pouches – was among the handful of Golden Tickets winners of KeHE Distributor’s Diversity TrendFinder event, with the spoils including a fast-tracking onto the company’s sought-after...

All the winners of the BIA 2021 awards. Pic: British Baker

Bakery Oscars: The BIA winners of 2021

By Gill Hyslop

From the UK’s best bakes, we reveal the winners that took the cake at the dazzling events ceremony hosted by Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel Horwood at the Royal Lancaster in London on 21 October.

Davina Steel produces a range of gluten free baked goods from a purpose-built commercial bakery in East Anglia. Pic: Davina Steel Gluten Free

Davina Steel Gluten Free’s export sales soar

By Gill Hyslop

While the UK has seen supply chain issues and shortages in the food sector, gluten free bakery brand Davina Steel is experiencing a massive surge in export orders.