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French flour prices rise after poor harvest

French millers have been forced to source strong wheat from Canada for the first time in decades, after heavy rain damaged the 2014 harvest.

Allied Bakeries announces 100% sustainable palm oil usage

Allied Bakeries, owner of brand Kingsmill, has announced that it will now be using 100% sustainably sourced palm oil.

Finsbury and Burton’s launch Jammie Dodgers cake

Burton’s Biscuit Company has partnered with Finsbury Foods to launch its first licensed product: the Jammie Dodgers Celebration Cake.

Edme opens new gluten-free facility

Edme, the bakery ingredients supplier and manufacturer, has opened a new gluten-free mill.

Maryland Soft Baked
Video: Burton’s director of sweet sets out strategy

British Baker met Toby Baker, director of sweet at Burton’s Biscuits Company, for a tour of Blackpool’s Cookie Centre of Excellence and to discuss this month’s launch of Maryland Soft Baked cookies as well as other plans for the future. 

Bakery firm signs new distribution deal

A frozen bakery company has signed a five-year contract with food logistics specialist ACS&T to distribute its products.

Trade bodies combat negative image of bread

Two bakery trade organisations have met up to discuss the negative press around bread.

Vandemoortele buys Italian bakery products firm

European frozen bakery producer Vandemoortele has acquired Lanterna-Agritech (LAG), a producer of frozen focaccia and bread in Italy.

Burton’s reveals investment and ambitions for power brands

Burton’s Biscuit Company has invested £5m at its Cookie of Excellence Centre in Blackpool as it pursues major plans for its power brands.

Real Good Food buys up cake decoration firm

Real Good Food (RGF) has acquired a specialist supplier of cake decorating products for £4m.

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