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Cardiff bakery fined for 15 food hygiene offences

Allen’s Bakery in Roath, Cardiff, has been ordered to pay out more than £3,000 for 15 food hygiene offences.

Review of the Year 2019: January to March

With 2020 fast approaching, we cast our eye over some of the bakery stories that have hit the headlines over the past 12 months.

Proper Cornish taps interest in Middle Eastern food

Proper Cornish has developed a pasty inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine.

Hovis is first baker to sign TUC Dying to Work charter

Hovis has signed up to a charter developed by the TUC to support employees with terminal illness.

Real Good Food reduces half-year losses to £2.5m

Renshaw and Brighter Foods owner Real Good Food (RGF) has reduced its losses despite a ‘difficult period’ for its cake decorations business.

Loaf on Mars: Puratos to study baking bread in space

Bakery business Puratos is heading a consortium that will research how bread could be produced on Mars or in space.

Bug bread: Roberts creates loaf containing 336 insects

Roberts Bakery is claiming a first for a major UK bread brand with the launch of a limited-edition loaf made with cricket flour.

Details of sourdough code of practice plan revealed

Proposals designed to define labelling and marketing terms for sourdough have been presented for discussion with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra).

Northumbrian Fine Foods owner set for acquisition

US-based investment firm Platinum Equity is seeking to buy private-label biscuits supplier Biscuit International, owner of Northumbrian Fine Foods.

E B Bradshaw completes construction of new mill

Yorkshire-based E B Bradshaw & Sons has completed construction of a new flour mill.

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