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Five things we learned from Pladis’ annual biscuit report

Biscuits are back in growth, with sales up 2.6% to £2.5bn, according to an annual report by biscuit manufacturer Pladis.

Charity launches coeliac disease research fund

Coeliac UK has launched a research fund and fundraising appeal to raise £5m to study coeliac disease and gluten-related autoimmune conditions.

The Artisan Bakery taps vegan trend with new range

West London business The Artisan Bakery has rolled out a vegan range of pastries.

Post-Brexit strategy for UK-grown pulses set out

Action designed to maintain a strong and healthy UK pulses sector has been proposed by the Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO).

Schär secures low-fodmap certification for bread lines

Gluten-free brand Schär has claimed to be the first brand to supply a range of 'low-fodmap' certified bakery products to UK supermarkets.

Calorie reduction: industry and experts respond

Public Health England has launched a new campaign calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods by 2024.

PHE calls for 20% calorie reduction in sandwiches, pizza and certain breads

Health chiefs are calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods – including many baked goods – by 2024.

Carbs in fashion with surge of interest in bread makers

Further evidence has emerged that Brits are falling back in love with bread – with Argos reporting a surge of interest in bread makers.

Modern Baker: 'We are trying to disrupt a very established industry'

Modern Baker has revealed its ambitions to improve the quality of carbohydrates in diets.

British wrapped bread not ‘ultra-processed’, says FOB

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has defended British bread following the publication of a French report suggesting a link between wrapped loaves and a higher risk of cancer.

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