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Stacy Brown is heading up the investigations team for Bakers Basco. Pic: Bakers Basco

Bakers Basco ramps up its long arm of the law

By Gill Hyslop

The membership scheme set up by Allied Bakeries, Fine Lady Bakeries, Frank Roberts & Sons, Hovis and Warburtons to manage a bakery equipment service has recruited a former police officer as its new National Investigations Manager.

Bakers Basco's pool of equipment is designed to last many years, with each piece of kit recycled potentially 400 times and the resulting raw plastic used to make more baskets before it reaches the end of its useful life. Pic: Bakers Basco

Bakers Basco ramps ups endeavours to track down diverted equipment

By Gill Hyslop

The scheme set up by five of the UK’s largest plant bakers is doubling its efforts to visit more locations of interest to track down backlogs of bread baskets and wheeled dollies diverted out of the supply chain, whether intentionally or by mistake.

Too much of the reusable bread baskets and dollies is sucked into unecessary plastic recycling. Pic: Bakers Basco

Global Recycling Day

Bakers Basco shines a light on ‘the dark side’ of plastic recycling

By Gill Hyslop

To mark Global Recycling Day 2021 (18 March), Bakers Basco has revealed the results of a YouGov survey to uncover what the UK public thinks of the recycling of products designed to be used multiple times rather than being disposed of after a single use.

Are you challenging the status quo to bring fresh ideas to market? Pic: GettyImages/Paul Campbell

Warburton forms JV to support disruptive UK bakery brands

By Gill Hyslop

UK-based bakery giant Warburtons has formed a joint venture (JV) with independent business accelerator Mission Ventures to provide financial and mentoring support to UK bakery businesses that are willing to challenge the status quo and bring fresh ideas...

AIBI gears up to host UK’s biggest bakery conference

AIBI gears up to host UK’s biggest bakery conference

By Gill Hyslop

The International Association of Plant Bakeries (AIBI) is hosting its 36th biennial Congress in Manchester with a program focused on a comprehensive view of the baking industry – now and in the future.

The ASA agreed with Premier Foods and Allied Bakeries that the Warburtons' advert was misleading

Warburtons’ ad banned after Premier Foods complains

By Michael Stones

A national press advert from Warburtons – stating ‘No.1 Now London's biggest bakers’ – has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after complaints from Premier Foods and Allied Bakeries.

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