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Burton’s eyes sharing occasions with Crisp ‘n’ Fin

Burton’s Biscuit Company is targeting the sharing market with the launch of Crisp ‘n’ Fin, an extension to its Fish ‘n’ Chips range.

Finsbury boss: ‘Business environment isn’t going to get any easier’

Finsbury Food Group – which last month announced plans to close its Grain D'Or bakery in London – has said its focus on driving efficiency and scale has helped it weather challenging market conditions.

Stacey’s Bakery unveils ‘Ay Up Me Duck’ cake

Stacey’s Bakery is developing a biscuit-based cake named after a Derbyshire greeting.

Schär launches seven new products into UK supermarkets

Gluten-free brand Schär has unveiled seven new products including gluten-free flour and gluten-free waffles, which will be rolled out into UK supermarkets.

Pladis renames R&D centre after biscuit figurehead

Pladis has renamed its research and development (R&D) centre in High Wycombe after Lord Hector Laing, the long-time chairman of United Biscuits, and the grandson of Alexander Grant, who first produced the Digestive biscuit at McVitie’s.

What do you call a bread roll? Map reveals regional differences

GlobeHunters has unveiled a map to put an end to The Great British Bread debate, revealing the regional names for a bread roll. 

Bristol-based Pinkmans Bakery and 19 jobs saved in pre-pack deal

Pinkmans Bakery in Bristol has been rescued out of administration in a pre-pack deal.

Fipronil contamination: Pidy profiteroles withdrawn from sale

Pidy has taken action to ensure its egg supply chain is free from fipronil contamination – including the use of new suppliers – following the discovery of “very small amounts” of the insecticide in three batches of its profiteroles.

Puratos UK rolls out new website

Puratos UK has become the first country in the Puratos Group to launch its new website.

Stevia use in global bakery NPD rises 15%

Global launches of baked goods made with stevia increased 15% in the second quarter of 2017 compared to 2016, according to new research.

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