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How Iceland has axed palm oil from its baked goods

Iceland has removed palm oil from across its baked goods range as part of a pledge to end the use of the controversial ingredient in all its own-label food by the end of 2018.

Bakeries commit to cutting loaf surplus

Ten bakeries have pledged to reduce food waste at their sites as part of the Real Bread Campaign’s No Loaf Lost commitment.

Nairn’s drives convenience sales with new hire

Oatcake manufacturer Nairn’s has hired Scott McPherson as a national account manager to help drive sales in the convenience and wholesale sector.

UK launch for Nestlé’s ruby chocolate KitKat

Nestlé is launching a KitKat made with ruby chocolate in the UK next week.

Waffle machine firm to ramp up overseas business

Waffle machine supplier The Malted Waffle Company is aiming to increase its overseas business after securing funding from Santander.

FOB: wholemeal bakers have done nothing wrong

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) says manufacturers have not contravened the Bread & Flour Regulations by using other flours in their wholemeal breads.

Warburtons unveils new Bistro Deli Buns range

Warburtons is rolling out a range of flatbread-style buns baked with ‘premium’ ingredients such as extra virgin olive oil, grains, seeds and honey.

Bakkavor seeks 30 staff for Cheshire bakeries

Fresh prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor is set to hire 30 new members of staff at its sites in Nantwich and Crewe in Cheshire.

Real Good Food secures £4m additional funding

Haydens and Renshaw owner Real Good Food (RGF) has secured additional funding to ease pressure on its cashflow.

International approval for Campden quality system

A method developed by Campden BRI to objectively analyse the quality of bread has gained international approval.

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