Pastry

The finished packs of biscuits. Pic: Ishida

Poppies improves metal detection on its puff pastry biscuits

By Jenny Eagle

Ishida Europe’s Belgian agent BRN has installed three packaging machines for six different pack formats, trays and bags in sizes from 75g to 400g, with flexibility for up to seven changeovers for Poppies International.

Fria should hold appeal in the UK market because it's a frozen range that covers many baked good items, its export manager says

Fria hungry for free-from expansion in UK

By Kacey CULLINEY

Scandinavian frozen free-from major Fria will ramp up its UK presence over 2014, focusing on major retailers in particular, its export manager says.

Warburtons said the agreement underlined its commitment to growth and diversification

Warburtons acquires specialist bakery

By Laurence Gibbons

Britain’s leading bakery brand owner Warburtons has completed the purchase of speciality bread and pastry manufacturer Giles Foods, for an undisclosed sum.

New Britain Palm Oil bids for totally tropical future

New Britain Palm Oil bids for totally tropical future

By Ben Bouckley

New Britain Palm Oil (NBPOL) says UK food firms now recognise that tropical oils are the only viable alternative to less healthy fats, as it announces plans to build a new £9m processing plant dedicated to bakery and foodservice products.