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Top five stories in past seven days

A week is a long time in bakery – or so it seems. But you can catch up here with our round-up of the biggest stories of the past seven days.

Special yeast decimates bread cancer chemical

In-house testing of Renaissance Ingredients’ acrylamide-reducing baker’s yeast has suggested its use lowers the presence of the chemical in fresh and toasted bread by an average of 80%.

Iceland has bread advert banned

Iceland has had one of its bread adverts banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after a complaint it misled the public.

Petrow opens Suffolk facility

Dried fruit and nuts supplier Petrow Food Group has opened an 80,000sq ft factory and warehouse at Haverhill, Suffolk.

British Lion Eggs’ Code of Practice reviewed

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) is preparing to relaunch its Lion Eggs Code of Practice at the end of this month, and has also lodged a trademark application for a logo for products such as quiche made with Lion eggs.

ADM announces FIE plans

Food ingredients manufacturer Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has announced plans to exhibit its expanded range at Food Ingredients Europe 2015.

Real Bread Campaign celebrate Sourdough September

The Real Bread Campaign held Sourdough September last month to raise public awareness of the taste and potential health benefits of traditional bread-making.

Record wheat yield at harvest

This year’s harvest is set to become the biggest wheat yield on record, it has been revealed.

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.

Tate & Lyle fined £18m for EU sugar deal

Tate & Lyle has been fined £18m over the 2010 sale of its EU sugars business to American Sugar Refining (ASR).