Biscuits

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Trendspotting for the King’s coronation

By Gill Hyslop

The coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla takes place on Saturday, 6 May 2023, at Westminster Abbey in London. While only 2,000 guests have been invited to attend the event, more than 7,000 street parties and community events are expected to...

As a possible carcinogenic, acrylamide is something the bakery and snacks industries need to know about. Pic: GettyImages/Drypsiak

Tech talk

Taking a deep dive into acrylamide

By Gill Hyslop

Ingredient specialist Galam has published the results of its study into the effect of various products in Maillard browning reactions.

Edlong embarked on the next leg of its Global Tasting Tour with plant-based cookies. Pic: GettyImages/Paper Boat Creative

Edlong's grand cookie tour

By Gill Hyslop

The US dairy flavour specialist has completed the most recent leg of its Global Tasting Tour (GTT), delivering regionally-distinct plant-based cookies to F&B decisionmakers around the globe.

Fox's and Burton's have merged. Pic: FBC UK

News in brief

FBC UK is the new kid on the biscuit block

By Gill Hyslop

Burton’s Biscuits and Fox’s Biscuits (as of 28 March 2022) have merged to form Fox’s Burton’s Companies (FBC) UK, led by CEO Simon Browne.

Jaffa Jonuts demonstrates just how far the McVitie's brand can go when it comes to innovation in biscuits. Pic: pladis

New bakery hybrid to hit UK biscuit aisles

By Gill Hyslop

To keep the £2bn UK biscuit market relevant, pladis has launched a first-to-market fusion of its bestselling McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes with a doughnut.

An advertising ban on HFSS foods could result in a £3bn loss for the food industry. Pics: GettyImages/Eskemar/Suradech 14/happy_lark

£500m at risk if promotion ban on HFSS bakery and snacks goes ahead

By Gill Hyslop

The predictive analytics provider told BakeryandSnacks the UK savoury snacks industry stands to lose £381.1m, while the bakery sector is at risk of losing £143.4m should the government’s injunction on advertising products labelled as high in fat, sugar...

Traditional almond cookies from Macau. Pic: ©GettyImags/MosayMay

China’s biscuit boom

By Gill Hyslop

Biscuit consumption is soaring in China, on the back that these intrinsic snacks offer pleasure and convenience, a boost of energy as well as satisfying hunger. They are also regarded as a well-heeled gift.