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Hovis is first baker to sign TUC Dying to Work charter

Hovis has signed up to a charter developed by the TUC to support employees with terminal illness.

Brioche Pasquier reveals patisserie trends for 2020

Nutty flavours, healthier bakes and mini desserts are among the top patisserie trends for 2020, according to Brioche Pasquier.

Campden BRI bakery Technologist Leandra Molina Beato and the tortillas with increased fibre
Food waste used to double fibre content of tortillas

Food waste has been used to boost the fibre content of tortillas by researchers at Campden BRI.

Coeliac UK names Jane Devonshire as ambassador

MasterChef champion Jane Devonshire has been announced as Coeliac UK’s charity ambassador, spearheading a new campaign.

Ban eating on buses and trains, urges obesity report

Calorie caps on all out-of-home food and a ban on eating on public transport are among a series of suggestions by the former Chief Medical Officer to reduce childhood obesity.

Fall in sugar levels in cakes, biscuits and morning goods

Suppliers have reduced the average sugar content across many baked goods categories, according to new figures from government agency Public Health England (PHE).

Study adds weight to 'sugar tax' on cake and biscuits

A tax on biscuits, cakes and sweets might be more effective at reducing obesity levels than increasing the price of sugar-sweetened drinks, latest research suggests.

Study calls for mandatory vitamin D flour fortification

Fortifying flour with vitamin D would save the UK £65m a year, according to a new study.

One in four savoury picnic foods are high in salt, according to Action on Salt
Quarter of savoury picnic foods high in salt, says AOS

One in four savoury picnic foods, such as sausage rolls, pasties and quiches, are high in salt, according to research from campaign group Action on Salt (AOS).

Bakeries targeted in new HSE dust inspection drive

Bakeries are among businesses to be targeted in a new crackdown on dust control by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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