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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.

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.

Dawn Foods student ambassador Vaishnavi Vora
Dawn Foods appoints two student ambassadors

Dawn Foods has appointed two student ambassadors for 2020 as part of its ongoing partnership with University College Birmingham (UCB).

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.

How Covid-19 is impacting bakery firms in Scotland

Alasdair Smith, chief executive of Scottish Bakers, explains how businesses are dealing with the coronavirus challenge.

Advice on properly shutting down a commercial kitchen

At a time when many bakery businesses are temporarily shutting down operations, Bolton-based NWCE Foodservice Equipment offers advice on ensuring catering areas are clean, safe and ready for when the government announces it is safe to re-open.

Social distancing advice for food plants and takeaways

Official guidance on how businesses operating a takeaway service or food processing plant should manage coronavirus risks has been published.

Now's the time for retailers to turn to their local bakery

As stores struggle to keep bread and other baked goods on shelves, now is the time for retailers to turn to local bakers for supply.

Finsbury halts production at Kara foodservice division

Finsbury Food Group has reported strong sales of bread in retail stores but has suspended production at its foodservice operation.

Coronavirus impact update: Bakery ingredient suppliers

How are bakery ingredient suppliers faring in the face of the coronavirus epidemic?

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