Allied Bakeries, part of Associated British Foods, is converting to 100 per cent recycled packaging for two of its Kingsmill brand bread products by recycling its 'virgin material' bread bag packaging off-cuts.
Pre-baked and freshly delivered products are among the fastest growing segments, while frozen dough and scratch mix products exhibit slow growth in a new analysis of the global bakery industry predicted to be worth around $410bn by 2015.
An upgrade to the instrumentation attached to a baked goods texture analysis system enables bespoke testing of baked products in a wide range of shapes and sizes, claims its developer, Stable Micro Systems (SMS).
Bread ingredients supplier, Sonneveld, claims its takeover by Orkla Food Ingredients (OFI) will not result in a narrowing of the bakery ingredients supplier base due to OFI’s decentralized business model.
The second instaltment of the Baking Industry Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham had a record number of attendees and proved to be particularly effective for small to medium businesses, with huge interest recorded at the craft baker stands, claimed the...
Penam, a leading Czech producer in the field of bakery, flour-milling, pasta and confectionary products, is moving into the Hungarian market with the acquisition of a leading baked goods manufacturer, Ceres.
Sourdough bread combining Roquefort cheese and almonds has become the UK’s most expensive loaf in uncertain financial times, though the product may yet reflect consumer resilience for higher value baked goods.
Bakery products have underlined the overall resilience of UK-based processor and retailer Associated British Foods (ABF) despite what the company calls ‘steadily worsening economic conditions’ during the 2008 fiscal year.
High commodity costs and waning brand support have contributed to a
poor performance in bakery operations for UK food giant Associated
British Foods (ABF) who are hoping a relaunch of its signature
Kingsmill brand can reverse the...