Bread and snack brands top grocery chart
Despite health concerns climbing ever higher on the consumer
agenda, snack and bread products dominate the top five grocery
brands in the UK as manufacturers see reformulated products gaining
in popularity, according to a new report.
Allied Bakeries hit by new round of malicious tampering
Allied Bakeries' Kingsmill sliced bread brand has been hit with a
new round of sabotage,with the company reporting the new incidents
to the UK's food regulator over the holidays.
Baking invention cuts spoilage, lengthens shelf-life.
Scientists have devised a means of preventing contamination of
commercially baked bread - helping manufacturers to minimise the
loss caused by spoilage and halt the common problem of 'ropey
Tough trading ahead for bakers, report
A new report from market analyst group Plimsoll has forecast a
difficult year ahead for the UK bakery sector which has already
felt the effects of a testing 2006.
Double wall packaging extends bakery shelf-life
A French inventor has developed an innovative new way to ensure
bread is kept fresher for longer, while safeguarding quality and
Allied Bakeries hit by more tampering incidents
Deliberate sabotage of a product is a plant manager's nightmare,
one that Allied Bakeries ishaving again and again.
Functional baking ingredient targets older eaters
Ingredients group Zeelandia is introducing one of the world's
oldest grains to the European functional bread market in a bid to
target middle-aged consumers.
Real Good Food profits dented by costs
Bakery buy-out business the Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has
announced increased sales in its bread and cakes sector but said
growth was affected by high energy costs and internal investment.
Sara Lee looks to baked goods after financial setback
Despite set backs to its global expansion plans, the Sara Lee
corporation has revealed that's its North American bakery division
still remains profitable.
Bakers association says laser marking product passes tests
The American Bakers Association (ABA) has successfully tested laser
marking for inscribing variable information on polyethylene bread
bags, according to the manufacturer of a coding product.
Warburtons expands to make fresh bread available faster
UK family baker Warburtons has bought up the Rathbones bakery in
Rogerstone, Wales, in a move to keep up with growing demand for its
products, the group announced last week.
Panera raises outlook after strong Q3 results
US bakery franchise Panera Bread this week posted strong third
quarter results, boosted by good bakery-cafe sales, prompting the
company to raise its outlook for the fourth quarter.
Trend bakery products to feature at Anuga
The bakery sector is to be strongly represented at Anuga, one of
the premier events for the food and drink industries, which is to
kick off tomorrow in Cologne, Germany.
Recall after metal and plastic risk in Sara Lee bread
A second major case of bread contamination in the past week is set
to put bakeries on the alert for contamination risks, as leading US
bakery Sara Lee announces the recall of a number of its products.
Baking industry tackles lack of technical skills through education
A Europe-wide educational programme aimed at improving the
technical and managerial skills of bakery staff is due to be
introduced at a time when the European baking industry is facing an
imminent shortage of qualified personnel,...