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USDA posts downward revision for maize

US maize production estimates have been revised downwards in the latest United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grains: World Markets and Trade report.

CSM sees Q2 improvement

CSM Global has achieved higher sales in the second quarter of 2012, with preparatory work to divest its Bakery Supplies business under way.

Rank Hovis ups price of flour

Following declarations from other millers, including ADM Milling, Rank Hovis has now revealed exclusively to British Baker that it, too, will be increasing the price of its flour.

Views required on vitamin D-rich yeast

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is calling for views on the application for a vitamin D-rich baker’s yeast to be marketed as a ‘novel food ingredient’.

Edme appoints new MD

Edme, the bakery ingredients producer, has announced that Peter Tichbon, a former director of Allied Bakeries, has joined the group as its new managing director.

ADM Milling puts up price of flour

Spiralling wheat costs have prompted ADM Milling to put up the price of its flour by £75 per tonne.

Bako partners in Genius foodservice move

Bako has teamed up with Genius Foods as part of the gluten-free bakery brand’s move into the foodservice sector.

Call for better salt labelling to cut cancer risks

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has called for better traffic light labelling on products such as bread in a bid to reduce the number of stomach cancer cases linked to salt consumption.

Elephant Atta sale on OFT radar

The proposed sale of ethnic flour business Elephant Atta to Associated British Foods (ABF) has come under the watchful gaze of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).

Limits near for salt reduction levels

Food manufacturers are reaching their limits in salt reduction, according to the latest research.

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