Research by Baker & Baker reveals 59% of UK foodservice providers – bakeries, coffee shops, pubs, convenience stores and higher education caterers – report a decrease in trading on the previous 12 months.
The report - the third annual collab between the association and Media Energy - includes Fedima’s Annual Industry Update, with pieces on Front-of-Pack nutrition labelling, responsible sourcing and communication trends.
UK government data shows that nearly a third of the UK’s largest businesses have pledged to tackle climate change by eliminating their contribution to carbon emissions by 2050, with several bakery operations standing up to be counted among them.
Industrial firm Danfoss has just opened a 'Smart Store' in Denmark which employs up-to-date heating and cooling technology solutions in the hope of showing food retailers ‘the journey to a zero emissions supermarket’.
The Craft Bakers Association’s Business Day 2023 - held in London on 14 June - was hailed a ‘resounding’ success, with nearly 200 delegates in attendance, 15 exhibitors and a host of industry speakers sharing their insights.
PepsiCo has launched a project to turn waste into renewable energy at its snack plant in Carregado, Portugal. The move, a first for PepsiCo in Southern Europe, will reduce carbon emissions at the site.
Scottish Bakers, Federation of Bakers, Craft Bakers Association, ABIM and UKAPY have sent a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt, urging him to review his ‘new’ Energy Bills Discount Scheme.
Scottish Bakers has ‘tentatively welcomed’ the Governments’ Energy Bills Discount Scheme for businesses due to roll out on 1 April, but said it is concerned it ‘could still spell disaster for many small businesses’.
Johan Sanders, president of the Federation of European Manufacturers and Suppliers of Ingredients to the Bakery, Confectionery and Patisserie Industries is a believer that being one market will help the industry through its current quagmire of challenges.
The government’s intervention to help halt spiralling costs has been cautiously welcomed … however, heavy energy users like bakeries are still facing a tough winter, already paying more than double, and as the cap is only for six months, this makes planning...
CSM Ingredients has unveiled a 'novel' approach to sustainability in its ‘Thrive for Impact’ plan. The overall aim is to be what CEO Aldo Uva describes as ‘net positive’. But what does this mean? We caught up with the chief executive to ask...
The Mexican bakery giant has been recognised for the sixth time by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, while Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) has been honoured by the EPA for its energy usage at 20 of its facilities, setting the bar for the...
Australian upcycled products firm I Am Grounded is expanding its portfolio of upcycled energy-boosting snacks into different formats with an eye on getting itself ready to enter major supermarket retail.
Following an extension of its partnership with the snack giant, Grup Serban Holding (GSH) is investing in a state-of-the-art irrigation system that slashes water and energy consumption, along with the use of fertilizers and pesticides.
Bakeries are notoriously energy-intensive businesses, which not only affects their bottom line, but also has a heavy impact on the environment. Nicky Bannister, head of business gas supplier Flogas Energy, discusses ways a baker can become more efficient....
High seal integrity without the need for extra closing aids, easy opening and energy savings in production are benefits claimed by Sudpack for its resealable tubular bag launched at the recent Interpack trade show.
Ingredients giant Cargill has launched a new line of sweeteners
designed to reduce the number of calories in frozen dairy desserts
and sweetened bakery products such as cake, muffins and brownies,
without altering the taste.
Elenka, an Italian manufacturer of hand-made ingredients for the
confectionery, dairy and bakery industries, has invested in new
production technology from Germany's F.B.Lehmann to help counter
fat separation and improve the...