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FSA reassures bakers over selling well-fired bread

Bakers can sell well-fired loaves as long as they follow acrylamide mitigation steps, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has stated.

Allied Bakeries overhauls Burgen brand

Allied Bakeries is hoping to “breathe new life” into its Burgen brand with a major revamp, including a packaging overhaul and celebrity partnerships.

Supermarkets to review bakery allergen labelling

Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco are set to improve allergen labelling across their in-store bakeries.

Coeliac vaccine enters phase two clinical trials

A vaccine for people with coeliac disease is one step closer, as phase two clinical trials get underway across Australia.

Ulrick & Short launches fat alternative for pastry

Ulrick & Short has developed a new fat alternative for bakers looking to reduce the calorie content of shortcrust pastry.

Government to launch consultation on mandatory folic acid fortification

A consultation is to be launched next year on mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid.

One in five shoppers thinks about health when buying on-the-go snacks

Twenty-one percent of consumers say health is a feature they look for when choosing a snack to eat on the go, according to a survey by Carrs Foods.

Folic acid fortification to be mandatory, claims report

Fortification of flour with folic acid is to become mandatory in the UK, according to national media reports.

Callebaut debuts 1% added sugar milk chocolate

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has launched a 1% added sugar chocolate called Ecl1pse under its Callebaut brand.

Fry’s launches vegan baked goods into Sainsbury’s

Vegan food company The Fry Family Food Co is launching a range of chilled meat-alternative products exclusively at Sainsbury’s.

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