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McVitie’s promotes mental health initiative

McVitie’s has joined forces with charity initiative Time to Change to promote conversations around mental health on Time to Talk Day (7 February 2019).

The F word: why bakers need to take note of fibre

Gut health is so hot right now. The trend for fermented food has got people sipping on kombucha, adding kimchi to scrambled eggs and scoffing sourdough like it’s going out of fashion.

Burton’s launches Maryland sugar-free cookies

Burton’s Biscuit Company is targeting consumers looking to cut down on sugar with its latest piece of NPD – Maryland Sugar Free Cookies.

Tesco boosts fibre content in pies and chilled bread

Tesco has increased the fibre content of own-label baked items, including pies, pasties, sausage rolls and chilled breads.

Pladis extends Go Ahead with snacking bar NPD

Pladis has extended snacking brand Go Ahead with two new ranges – Nutty Crunch and Fruit & Nut Breaks.

Timing of promotions ban consultation rapped by FDF

Health chiefs have been branded “out of touch with economic realities” for launching a consultation on banning price promotions while suppliers are facing the threat of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

‘Sugar tax’ schemes backed by 60% of consumers

In the week health chiefs have again raised the idea of taxing cakes and puddings, more than half of consumers have said they back ‘sugar tax’-style initiatives.

PHE plans for 1,040-calorie limit on pizzas revealed

Health chiefs are considering setting tough calorie caps on a wide range of take-away and restaurant foods.

Bakers at risk from heat-related health problems

Bakers are among the professions at risk from heat-related health problems, a study has revealed.

Coopland & Son fined £160k for flour dust offence

East Yorkshire bakery business Coopland & Son has been fined almost £160,000 after exposing its staff to flour dust.

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