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Fletchers awarded for blaze turnaround

Fletchers Group of Bakeries has been awarded a top accolade after turning around the business following a massive blaze at its Sheffield manufacturing site six years ago.

Bakers welcome results of DoH salt study

Average salt intake in the England is falling, according the latest Department of Health (DoH) Urinary Analysis.

Almondy receives halal certification

Swedish bakery firm Almondy has been awarded halal certification for its range of almond-based tarta.

United Biscuits launches recycling initiative

United Biscuits has partnered up with recycling firm TerraCycle UK to develop a UK biscuit wrapper recycling scheme.

Mrs Crimble's launches giveaway initiative

Mrs Crimble’s has launched a giveaway campaign inviting consumers to nominate individuals to receive free gluten-free bakery goods.

In pictures: ABST Conference 2012

This year’s Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) Conference at the Alton Towers Hotel in Staffordshire included bakery competitions, presentations from those within the industry and a prestigious awards dinner celebrating new talent.

Greencore to sell chilled desserts business

Greencore is to dispose of its chilled desserts facility in Minsterley, Shropshire, to the Müller Dairy UK group.

Warburtons launches sticky dough equipment

UK bakery manufacturer Warburtons has developed new technology designed to speed up the assessment of dough’s stickiness in commercial bakeries.

New dispute legislation unveiled as study shows caution

The government has unveiled plans for the quicker resolution of workplace disputes – as new research suggested that UK employers remained “cautious” on recruitment.

Warburtons MD departs

Warburtons managing director Robert Higginson has left the business, after agreeing it was “time for a change”.

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