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Real Bread
Real Bread urges legal ‘sourdough’ definition

The Real Bread Campaign is calling for a legal definition of the word ‘sourdough’ as part of an Honest Crust Tax. 

Top five
Top 5 stories this week

Been a bit busy? Read our round-up of the five biggest stories this week. 

Liverpool New Britain Oils
New Britain Oils expands production capacity

New Britain Oils, the producer of sustainable palm oil products, has increased its bakery fats production capability by 30%. 

Sugar
FDF urges industry to unite on sugar attack

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) boss has warned the industry that no sector is safe from the attack on sugar. 

Applaud Coffee
Family company changes name after trademark mix-up

A two-year-old family company has been forced to change its name after finding a similar name had already been taken just weeks before it set up. 

Celebrity chef attacks sugar in new documentary

A new documentary by Jamie Oliver in which he urges the government to reduce the nation’s sugar intake is aired tonight.

New salt link to obesity

Obesity could be linked to a high salt intake – regardless of overall calorific consumption, a new study has found.

Real Good Food finalises sugar arm sale

Real Good Food has completed the disposal of its sugar business Napier Brown to Tereos, and announced it received a further £3.4m for the business.

Cornish pasty ‘invented in London’

A leading historian has claimed that the Cornish pasty was actually not founded in Cornwall.

Flooding impacts Hertfordshire baker’s trade

Rickmansworth bakery Cinnamon Square has lost out on trade after flash flooding this week.

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