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Quality team member in lab at Macphie
Macphie producing hand sanitiser to tackle shortage

Scotland-based ingredients supplier Macphie has partnered with Loch Lomond Distillery to create a hand sanitiser for frontline care services during the coronavirus outbreak.

Dina Foods to temperature-test staff on daily basis

Flatbread and baklawa supplier Dina Foods has increased measures to protect its staff from Covid-19, including taking everyone’s temperature on entry to the premises daily.

Toast Ale will donate one meal for every beer sold online
Toast Ale to donate meals during Covid-19 crisis

Toast Ale has launched a ‘meal deal’ initiative to help feed vulnerable people amidst the Covid-19 crisis.

Coeliac UK says its future is uncertain without support

The future of Coeliac UK is in the balance as the coronavirus crisis takes its toll on charity funding.

Hobbs House Bakery loaves
Hobbs House to use Rofco oven for video tutorials

Brook Food has supplied Hobbs House Bakery with a Rofco B40 oven to create video tutorials during the coronavirus outbreak.

Senior management at Bakkavor have agreed to a temporary pay cut
Bakkavor could furlough staff as bosses take pay cut

Bosses at Bakkavor have agreed to take pay cuts as the fresh prepared foods (FPF) supplier is looking to reduce capacity, which may mean furloughing staff, in light of the Covid-19 crisis.

NHS staff received doughnuts from London-based Doughnut Time
Bakeries donate bread and sweet treats to NHS staff

Bakers across the country are helping to support NHS heroes who are working around the clock by offering discounts and donating baked goods to hospitals.

Why has there been a flour shortage in supermarkets?

Retailers have been hit by a shortage of flour as demand soars in the coronavirus outbreak.

Morrisons is to operate its bakery packing line for an extra hour each day
Morrisons boosts output at bakery to help food banks

Morrisons is set to boost its bakery output to help restock the nation’s food banks, which have suffered a fall in donations due to Covid-19.