Diversification

UK Department of Health's carb report to help bread: 'I think there has been too much carb-bashing and it will help industry counter that,' says Federation of Bakers director

Federation of Bakers: 2015 will be a fight back on carbs

By Kacey Culliney

The UK will publish an extensive report on the role of carbohydrates in the diet next year, presenting opportunities for bread makers to fight back against carb-bashing, says the Federation of Bakers (FOB).

Limited time spans and short contracts means co-manufacturers have to run a variety of products on the same line, says KW

Pack Expo 2014

Co-manufacturing boom sparks design challenge

By Kacey Culliney

The explosive shift towards co-manufacturing in bakery and snacks presents challenges for equipment suppliers because of a greater need for interchangeable lines, says Kliklok-Woodman (KW).

'For muffins you need to use milk – it’s an essential ingredient- but instead of milk they’re using yogurt,' says Datamonitor Consumer

DIGGING INTO INNOVATION AND NPD WITH DATAMONITOR CONSUMER

Yogurt muffins: A protein punch with a twist

By Kacey Culliney

Baking muffins with yogurt can add a functional and nutritional punch while tapping into an explosive global trend, says a Datamonitor researcher.

“Women are not a niche market. Manufacturers should think about what nutrition they need and how to market it,” says Datamonitor new product analyst.

DIGGING INTO INNOVATION AND NPD WITH DATAMONITOR CONSUMER

What do women want (from bread)?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Manufacturers should look to develop breads tailored to women’s nutritional needs, according to a Datamonitor researcher.

Warburtons has posted positive financial results despite difficult trading conditions

Warburtons’ offsets difficulties to secure growth

By Laurence Gibbons

Sales of wraps, sandwich thins and gluten-free products have helped Warburtons offset “difficult” trading conditions to increase turnover and operating profit in the 52 weeks to September 28 2013.

KP Snacks has 'recreated' a UK pub in Rio, not far from Copacabana beach, as part of its World Cup 2014 promotional efforts

KP Snacks bags on pub passion during World Cup

By Kacey Culliney

KP Snacks has gone pub-themed for the 2014 FIFA World Cup; recreating a local UK pub in Rio for the games and running a consumer competition fronted by celebrity pub landlord Al Murray.

Crisis in the Ukraine underlines the need to step up food security, said Meurig Raymond

Crisis in Ukraine forces up world wheat prices

By Nicholas Robinson

Political instability in the Ukraine has reinforced the UK’s need to increase its own food security and production, National Farmers Union (NFU) president Meurig Raymond has warned.

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