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Revealed: five trends set to shape bakery in 2018

Bakers will take healthy eating to the next level, according to a food industry expert who has predicted five trends that may shape the market next year.

Scientists give go-ahead for potassium as salt replacer

Scientists have given the green light for bakers to experiment with the use of potassium as a replacement for salt.

Central Foods boosts free-from presence with doughnut range

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has introduced the Katerbake medium-sized gluten-free ring doughnut range.

Starbucks cuts sugar in Christmas cakes

Starbucks has slashed sugar across its sweet bakery range, with reductions of up to 54%. 

Coeliac UK rolls out gluten-free recipe calendar

Coeliac UK has launched a gluten-free recipe calendar as part of the company’s 50th anniversary.

Baking bread reduces anxiety, study finds

Baking bread reduces anxiety and increases happiness in those struggling with mental health, according to a study by the Real Bread Campaign.

Baked goods firms ordered to pay out £150k for hygiene offences

Edmonton-based Doce Bakers & Sweets Ltd and Sweet Mahall Ltd, which share the same premises, have been ordered to pay a total of £152,823.23 for a string of hygiene failings.

Breadcraft Bakery forced to close after pest infestations

London-based Breadcraft Bakery has closed after health inspectors found cockroaches and pigeons in its storeroom.

Roberts Bakery joins SOFHT High 5 training scheme

Roberts Bakery has joined the Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT)’s High 5 scheme.

World Vegan Day 2017: here’s some of our favourite bakery NPD

It’s World Vegan Day! As the number of people following a meat- and dairy-free diet rises, so does interest in vegan bakery items.