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Government launches food labelling consultation

The government will conduct a UK-wide consultation with food manufacturers, supermarkets and health experts on how best to label nutritional content in food.

Lees feels margin pressure

Scottish confectionery group Lees Foods has increased its sales by almost £2m during 2011.

Bakers prepare for grand Jubilee

Bakers are set to cash in next month as the country celebrates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Redundancies follow loss of contract for W C Rowe

Cornish bakery firm W C Rowe is making around 40 redundancies following a major contract loss, believed to be with Tesco.

Bakers stage renewed effort to avert 20% VAT

The baking industry is set to meet HM Revenue & Customs' officials for last-ditch talks about the introduction of 20% VAT on hot pie and pasties.

Sales up at Maple Leaf Bakery

Sales were up for Maple Leaf Bakery UK, in a first quarter financial statement which saw parent company Canada Bread’s overall earnings slashed.

Warburtons picks DHL for next five years

DHL Supply Chain has landed a new five-year contract with Warburtons, to oversee the logistics of its daily deliveries.

Bakers make Profit Track 100 listing

A number of bakery and food manufacturing firms have been included in The Sunday Times’ Profit Track 100 list.

Bread Factory unveils electric vans

London artisan bakery The Bread Factory revealed its new fleet of electric delivery vans at its base in Hendon yesterday (Monday 30 April).

FDF creates healthy lifestyle toolkit

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has developed a new toolkit designed for businesses to promote healthier lifestyles to staff.

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