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How are biggest café chains responding to coronavirus?

Britain’s biggest café chains are making major changes to their operations in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: bakers take action in face of pandemic

Bakers across the UK are taking steps to reduce the risk of coronavirus to staff and customers through a series of practical measures.

Coronavirus: Answers to key food industry questions

Martin D’Agostino, virology section manager at Campden BRI, answers some of the key questions bakers and other food suppliers may have over the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: government to fund sick pay for SMEs

Small- and medium-sized businesses will be able to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for staff off work due to the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Bakkavor says coronavirus is hitting international sales

Bakkavor has announced 1.7% like-for-like growth in group revenue in the past year – but warned the coronavirus outbreak was having a “significant” impact on its international business.

McVitie’s cuts sugar across nine biscuit brands

McVitie’s has cut the sugar in nine of its biscuit brands by up to 10%, removing a total of 785 tonnes of sugar from the nation’s diets every year.

Only four in 10 ensure diet is high in fibre, finds Hovis

Just 38% of consumers make sure they follow a high-fibre diet, according to a new study by Hovis.

Bakery goes greener with new electric delivery bikes

Newcastle upon Tyne-based Pink Lane Bakery is switching its delivery service from a diesel van to a zero-emission bike.

FSA consults on guidance for allergen labelling

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a six-week consultation on the implementation of upcoming allergen labelling legislation.

Bake well: how bakeries can give back in 2020

Giving back to the community and those in need is a common resolution for 2020 – one in which bakers can easily get involved. But where should you start with a charitable initiative?

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