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Communication needed to boost bread, says analyst

More communication is needed to abolish the perception that “white bread is bad for you”, according to a food analyst.

Sourdough starters prove versatility

Chefs around the UK are finding alternative uses for their sourdough starters- creating ice-creams, pasta, chocolates and pastries.

M&S
Vitamin D yeast in 75% of M&S bakery suppliers

Marks & Spencer (M&S) says around three-quarters of its bakery suppliers are now using Vitamin D-enhanced yeast across a range including ciabatta, seeded loaves and buns. 

Outside investment need for bread, says analyst

The wrapped bread market needs outside investors, according to a top analyst, as sales decline continues within the sector.

Dundee cake
Outcry over Dundee cake PGI bid

An attempt by the Scottish government to give Dundee cake protected status has caused an outcry from bakers outside the city. 

Bakers angered by icing sugar reformulation

A reformulation of Tate & Lyle Sugars’ icing sugar has resulted in a backlog of complaints from bakers.

Fabulous Bakers launches mass campaign drive

The Fabulous Bakers, previously the Fabulous Bakin’ Boys, has launched a nationwide marketing campaign focusing on its natural ingredients.

Burton’s to launch Cadbury Screme Egg biscuits

Burton’s Biscuits has introduced Cadbury Screme Egg biscuits to its Halloween range.

Hovis introduces ‘Good Inside’ loaves

Hovis has tapped into government guidelines that the UK needs more fibre by launching its new Hovis Good Inside range.

Gluten-free roll takes Dragons’ Den spotlight

Gluten-free business Rule of Crumb has defended its award-winning white roll, after it was dubbed “truly horrible” on BBC2’s Dragons’ Den last night. 

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