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Kerry Group launches innovation centre

Kerry Group, the global ingredients company, has opened a new €1bn technology and innovation centre in Dublin.

Lewis Pies agrees deal with NISA

Lewis Pie & Pasty Company, based in Swansea, Wales, has secured a distribution agreement with the National Independents Supermarket Association (NISA).

Staff turnover hits industry hard

Up to 17% of manufacturing and 24% of front-of-house staff leave their jobs every year, a new survey has claimed.

Innovation rife at IBA

A staggering 77,000 people went through the doors at last month’s IBA exhibition in Munich, Germany.

Bakery fat up by a third at New Britain Oils

Liverpool-based New Britain Oils has increased its bakery fats production capacity by 30% to cope with increasing demand for traceable, segregated palm-based products.

RedBlack and Toolbox reveal baking software collaboration

RedBlack Software, the York-based bakery software company, has announced a new partnership with a German firm.

Exclusive: Soreen managing director leaves business

Paul Tripp, the managing director of malt loaf manufacturer Soreen, has resigned, British Baker can reveal.

Ulrick & Short launches shelf-life boosting starches

Ingredients specialist Ulrick & Short has launched two starches that it claims increase shelf-life and enhance the height and softness of the loaf with no detriment to taste or texture.

Innovate to succeed, says foodservice research company Horizons

Operators must offer food from breakfast to bedtime with everything in between or they will be left behind by their competition, according to foodservice research company Horizons.

Hovis scales back production at Wigan

Unions have confirmed that 40 jobs were lost at the end of July, when Hovis closed down a bread production line at its Wigan bakery.

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