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How bakers are adapting to trading during coronavirus

Bakers are being forced to adapt to survive after social distancing measures transformed Britain’s trading landscape overnight.

Bread Source National Loaf
Bakers urged to help with new National Loaf Scheme

Bread Source has unveiled a National Loaf Scheme designed to supply loaves to those in self-isolation during the coronavirus outbreak.

Brioche Pasquier petits fours
Brioche Pasquier rolls out chocolate petits fours

Brioche Pasquier has launched a range of eight chocolate petits fours.

Coeliac UK says its future is uncertain without support

The future of Coeliac UK is in the balance as the coronavirus crisis takes its toll on charity funding.

Toast Ale will donate one meal for every beer sold online
Toast Ale to donate meals during Covid-19 crisis

Toast Ale has launched a ‘meal deal’ initiative to help feed vulnerable people amidst the Covid-19 crisis.

Hobbs House Bakery loaves
Hobbs House to use Rofco oven for video tutorials

Brook Food has supplied Hobbs House Bakery with a Rofco B40 oven to create video tutorials during the coronavirus outbreak.

Dina Foods to temperature-test staff on daily basis

Flatbread and baklawa supplier Dina Foods has increased measures to protect its staff from Covid-19, including taking everyone’s temperature on entry to the premises daily.

Senior management at Bakkavor have agreed to a temporary pay cut
Bakkavor could furlough staff as bosses take pay cut

Bosses at Bakkavor have agreed to take pay cuts as the fresh prepared foods (FPF) supplier is looking to reduce capacity, which may mean furloughing staff, in light of the Covid-19 crisis.

Quality team member in lab at Macphie
Macphie producing hand sanitiser to tackle shortage

Scotland-based ingredients supplier Macphie has partnered with Loch Lomond Distillery to create a hand sanitiser for frontline care services during the coronavirus outbreak.

Village Bakery donate bread to hospices and hospital
Village Bakery donates bread to local hospices

Wrexham-based Village Bakery is donating spelt and honey bread to local care workers.