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Macphie turnover up 13.2% in ‘challenging’ market

Ingredients business Macphie has reported strong growth despite a “challenging” traditional bakery market.

Puratos acquires fillings and sauces firm Fruitapeel

Lancashire-based fruit fillings and sauces supplier Fruitapeel has been acquired by Puratos.

Gallery: Bakers reveal their festive fancies

It’s Christmas! Ok, not quite, but that hasn’t stopped bakers whipping up delicious treats fit for Father Christmas himself.

Apprentice winner’s cakes recalled due to allergen labelling

Ridiculously Rich by Alana, the cake company started by The Apprentice 2016 winner Alana Spencer, has recalled a raft of products due to undeclared and incorrectly labelled allergens. 

House of Flavours creates bacon and curry arctic rolls

Food flavouring manufacturer House of Flavours has unveiled Mango Coconut & Curry and Smoky Maple & Bacon Arctic Rolls.

Wheat planting area predicted to dip in 2018

The area of UK wheat planting is expected to fall slightly in 2018.

Scientists give go-ahead for potassium as salt replacer

Scientists have given the green light for bakers to experiment with the use of potassium as a replacement for salt.

Stores sold 10m packs of festive biscuits last month

Supermarket shoppers bought more than 10 million packs of Christmas biscuits in October, latest Kantar Worldpanel data has shown.

Bakery margins squeezed tighter as wheat costs rise

Rising wheat prices are heaping further pressure on UK bread margins.

Carb-cutting falling out of fashion, says new report

Carbs are on the menu again as Brits move away from faddy diets, according to a new study of UK food trends.

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