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Warburtons faces opposition over wind turbine

Warburtons’ plans to build a single wind turbine at its Severn Beach site has reportedly been met with strong opposition from locals.

Fletchers Group bags top foodservice award

Fletchers Group of Bakeries has scooped the Frozen Food Supplier of the Year title for its Kara foodservice brand.

Wet weather sees Poole’s pie sales soar

Poole’s Pies has seen an 11% increase in its year-on-year pie sales this summer, as the wet weather drives consumers towards comfort food.

Limits near for salt reduction levels

Food manufacturers are reaching their limits in salt reduction, according to the latest research.

Bakeries make shortlist for FDF awards

Three biscuit manufacturers have been shortlisted for the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) Community Partnership Awards (CPA).

TV star presents new Poole’s Pies website

Poole’s Pies has enlisted the help of TV presenter Stuart Hall to launch a brand new website.

Campden launches food management trio

Campden BRI, the independent food research company, is to run a number of courses for the proper management and control of systems in food production.

Greencore accused of attack on workers’ rights

Greencore has been accused of an attack of its workers’ rights by union Unite, as 236 staff face redundancy.

Room for progress on health deal

Progress been made, but there is still a long way to go on the pledges made by bakeries as part of the Public Health Responsibility Deal.

The Worshipful Company of Bakers

has admitted four new liverymen as part of its July Court meeting at Bakers' Hall in London. Pictured left to right with the Master, Peter Gossage (centre), are Graham Duckworth, industrial ingredients specialist at Puratos and the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees' competition chairman, and Simon Jeffreys, chief operating officer for global charity Wellcome Trust.

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