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Tax on sweet treats could reduce snack consumption

A tax on sweet treats such as cakes and biscuits could lead to a wider reduction in snack consumption, according to a new study.

Online bakery sales rise faster than overall grocery

Online sales of ambient bakery goods rose 5% in 2017 – just ahead of the increase in overall online grocery sales – according to a new study.

Heritage own-label biscuit range gets makeover

Nisa’s own-label biscuit range has been redesigned in response to member feedback and new health recommendations.

Edme to supply less-than-5ppm gluten-free flours

Ingredients supplier Edme has secured independent certification that it can produce gluten-free flours at less than five parts-per-million (ppm).

What could Sainsbury’s/ Asda deal mean for bakers?

News of Sainsbury’s proposed merger with Asda – to create a £51bn-a-year retail behemoth – has caught much of the grocery world unawares.

What we learned at the BSB Spring Conference 2018

Bread Ahead founder Matthew Jones and Barry Callebaut’s Beverley Dunkley were among speakers at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB) Spring Conference, which took place on Wednesday 25 April.

Available now - British Baker’s Bakery Market Report 2018

British Baker’s Bakery Market Report is a unique snapshot of Britain’s retail bakery market, offering details of the ‘BB75’ – the country’s 75 largest bakery-focused operators – and much, much more.

Sprouted Genius crackers hit foodservice

Tapping into growing demand for products using ancient grains, cracker brand Sprouted Genius has created tubs for foodservice.

Sainsbury’s/Asda deal: first details are revealed

Sainsbury’s and Walmart, owner of Asda, have this morning (30 April) released details of plans to merge the two UK supermarket chains.

Bakery manufacturers commit to reducing plastic

Allied Bakeries, Premier Foods and Speedibake are among 42 business to sign up to the UK Plastics Pact, a collaboration to tackle plastic waste.