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Workers strike over pay at 2 Sisters bakery

Bakers at Gunstones Bakery, Sheffield, have gone on strike today (15 June) over a pay freeze.

Irish Pride goes into receivership

Irish Pride Bakeries, one of Ireland's biggest plant bakeries, has confirmed that it has gone into receivership.

gluten free
Gluten-free set for more aggressive growth

The meteoric rise of gluten-free is set to continue for at least three years before starting to plateau. 

Schär gluten-free brand launches in UK

Dr Schär has launched gluten-free brand Schär, which is well known in Europe, in the UK with nine new products.

Subway moves cookie production from US to Germany

Subway has moved the production of its cookies to Europe - the first time they have been produced out of the US - as it chases European expansion.

Genius
Genius faces consumer backlash on social media

‘Gluten-free’ brand Genius is facing the backlash as consumers say their piece following the recall of 25 products made at its Bathgate bakery. 

Genius
Genius recalls five more lines over contamination fears

Five more supermarket own-label products have been recalled by gluten-free label Genius following a contamination issue revealed earlier this week. 

Morrisons drops Kingsmill 50/50 loaves

Allied Bakeries has suffered another blow to its Kingsmill brand, as British Baker can reveal Kingsmill 50/50 loaves have been dropped from Morrisons.

Barry Callebaut buys American Almond

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut is to acquire the assets of nut products company American Almond Products.

Proper Cornish factory delayed

Proper Cornish’s new £4m factory in Bodmin has been “slightly delayed” from its earmarked June opening.

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