29

Sep

2020

Naked wholegrain super barley introduced to the UK market

BARLEYmax™ from AB Mauri is described as a nutritionally superior, non-GM barley, which is a result of decades of research by CSIRO in Australia. The product is available exclusively from AB Mauri to bakery and food businesses, who in turn, can offer a wider range of nutritional benefits to their customer bases thereby. It is available in...
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Tags: AB Mauri, BARLEYmax


24

Sep

2020

Dust concerns settled. Revised Industry Dust Guidance published

The Federation of Bakers (FoB) has just published a revised Guidance on Dust Control and Health Surveillance in Bakeries (its 'Blue Book') following a comprehensive review. The industry guidance relates to occupational health, including respiratory exposure to flour and other ingredient dusts and was reviewed out by the FOB Health and...
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Tags: Federation of Bakers


24

Sep

2020

Salt in the system. Salt reduction targets for 2024 released

The voluntary salt reduction targets for 2024 were published to "encourage businesses to further reduce salt levels in the foods that contribute most to salt intakes". The document outlines targets for levels of salt in food products and drinks, part of PHE's reduction and reformulation programme. 2024. It offers specific guidance...

20

Jul

2020

Verhoeven OSS has now become VERHOEVEN FAMILY OF COMPANIES

Following a move to new commercial premises, Verhoeven has made a long-awaited transition that will give the company a stronger position in the market. 'VERHOEVEN FAMILY OF COMPANIES' is now the collective name of an organisation that has been active for more than 50 years in the production of custom-made systems for internal transport,...

14

Jul

2020

New review recognises the loaf as a keystone of good health

The Federation of Bakers recently highlighted a focus on bread products in the 2020 British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) Review, which was released last month. The updated review, supported by the Federation, examines the role of bread in the UK diet and its contribution to mass public intake of nutrients. It also investigates the components of...

10

Jul

2020

UK report charts a way back to prosperity for the food & drinks industry in the post-pandemic future

A 'path to recovery' for the food industry has just been published by the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA). It contains proposals outlining action that the UK government and industry can take to "future proof the sector"

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Tags: NIFDA


30

May

2020

Is it time to fortify flour with vitamin D

A study by scientists at the University of Birmingham last year recommended that vitamin D should be used in the fortification of flour and now with new studies suggesting that the vitamin protects against viruses, including those responsible for respiratory infections, the time for action may have arrived

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Tags: vitamin d, flour


28

May

2020

New CEOs appointed for RONDO Group and NABIM

The baking industry sees the appointment of two new CEOs this month. Felix Egger was confirmed in the role of CEO by the RONDO’s board of directors, and Roger Butler, chairman of Whitworth Bros and Carr's Flour mills, takes over as CEO of the National Association of British and Irish Millers (NABIM)

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Tags: appointments, RONDO, NABIM


28

May

2020

Social media campaign gives a voice to small German bakers

Fritsch's #SaveOurBakers project reveals the ingenuity and enterprise of artisan bakers

Following the pandemic outbreak and imposition of lockdown FRITSCH began a social media campaign, #SaveOurBakers, to highlight the personal experiences of bakers. Katrin Schöps of the company provided an update on the initiative and how it is progressing:

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Tags: FRITSCH


27

May

2020

Report indicates how food and drink exports have been affected by lockdowns

The UK Food & Drink Federation (FDF) has reported a drop in UK food & drink exports during the pandemic of over £700 million to £5.1 billion

A reduction of 12.7% compared with the same time-period last year. Worst hit were exports to EU countries, which fell by 17.4% to £3.1 billion, mainly due to the pandemic and its impact on the hospitality sector. However, the Federation's analysis, which it published on 27 May) showed an increase in branded exports to the USA, China...
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