Bakery

Martin Braun-Gruppe has issued a call out for bakery startup with disruptive ideas. Pic: Martin Braun-Gruppe

Martin Braun-Gruppe sets up VC to root out bakery startup disruptors

By Gill Hyslop

The leading European bakery, confectionery and frozen bakery supplier has partnered with AgriTech accelerator StartLife to revolutionise the bakery sector – particularly targeting alternative ingredients and ideas that address the most pressing challenges...

There is a rising demand for better-for-you bakery treats. Pic: GettyImages/lucielang

The three key criteria to meet the better-for-you bakery trend

By Gill Hyslop

While the health trend has been gaining momentum for several years, it has certainly been given impetus by the pandemic. Today’s consumer is increasingly moving away from considering food as simply a caloric need to something that could add functional...

An advertising ban on HFSS foods could result in a £3bn loss for the food industry. Pics: GettyImages/Eskemar/Suradech 14/happy_lark

£500m at risk if promotion ban on HFSS bakery and snacks goes ahead

By Gill Hyslop

The predictive analytics provider told BakeryandSnacks the UK savoury snacks industry stands to lose £381.1m, while the bakery sector is at risk of losing £143.4m should the government’s injunction on advertising products labelled as high in fat, sugar...

Warburtons has launched an accelerator to promote bakery innovation

Warburtons supports start-ups with new fund

By Gwen Ridler

Warburtons has teamed up with small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) accelerator Mission Ventures to launch a new joint venture to support bakery start-ups.

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Special edition: 'The rise of free from'

The demand for products with dual or multiple free-from labeling is growing

By Gill Hyslop

The rise of free from is throwing up unique challenges for manufacturers in that, often products that replace allergens can have an allergen classification themselves, like nuts to provide protein and fat content; or eggs or milk to bind ingredients in...

Europe's bakery sector saw a lot of innovation in 2013, says Innova, with NPD in cookies, on-pack claims and price surges

Dispatches from Bakery Innovation Europe in Munich

Biggest bakery NPD trends in Europe 2013

By Kacey Culliney

One-third of all new bakery launches were sweet biscuits and cookies in 2013, the most popular on-pack claim was ‘no additives’ and the average price of baked goods rose, according to Innova Market Insights.

Orkla offloads bakery business to retail group

Orkla offloads bakery business to retail group

By Oliver Nieburg

Norwegian firm Orkla Brands has announced the sale of its bakery unit Bakers to the retail group NorgesGruppen for an undisclosed fee as retailers augment their dominance on the Norwegian bakery market.

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