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Kennedy's Bakery Production Magazine | May 29, 2020

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Border Biscuits donates 60,000 treats to NHS and care staff

May 25, 2020 |

Border Biscuits has donated more than 60,000 sweet treats to NHS and care home staff working on the frontline in the fight against coronavirus.

The Lanarkshire-based firm has made the donations through its Border Community Support foundation since lockdown measures … Read More

GNT launches new options in EXBERRY® Brilliant Orange range

May 21, 2020 |

GNT Group has launched two new EXBERRY® Coloring Foods that deliver bright orange shades in powder and oil-dispersible formats.

Made from paprika and carrot, the new Brilliant Orange products provide solutions for a range of applications.

The EXBERRY® Shade Brilliant … Read More

St Pierre Groupe shares brioche for charity

May 18, 2020 |

This month, Manchester-based bakery business, St Pierre Groupe, donated over 175,000 St Pierre Brioche Swirls to the charity FareShare for distribution nationwide. The brioche swirls, which have a retail value of approximately £130,000, are being sent to FareShare’s regional centres … Read More

BAKO launches Bakers.Market to help independent bakers sell online

May 15, 2020 |

National bakery products distributor BAKO North Western Group has launched a new website to help independent bakers grow their sales by selling online through COVID-19 and beyond. is an online marketplace for lovers of fresh bakery products to find, … Read More

Opinion Piece: How can we help each other in the Scottish bakery market during and after Covid?

May 13, 2020 |

“The Scottish market is mirroring what is happening across the whole of the UK with bread and rolls in high demand.  During these unprecedented times bakers are adapting to meet the needs of the consumers and to keep their businesses … Read More

Customer demand and finance are biggest COVID-19 issues facing bakers: BAKO Survey

May 12, 2020 |

Customer Demand and Finance are the biggest issues facing UK bakers according to a customer survey conducted by national bakery products distributor BAKO North Western Group.

Customer Demand and Finance were cited as key issues by 33% and 31% of … Read More

The ‘white way’ to healthy indulgence – GoodMills Innovation

May 8, 2020 |

How a novel ingredient combines fibre fortification and sugar reduction by maintaining an outstanding sensory profile

Never before have people in developed countries been so conscious about what they’re eating and how it influences their well-being. In particular, the … Read More

Gluten-free bakery launches on-the-go snacks

May 7, 2020 |

Davina Steel has launched a brand new range of baked snacks to fill a gap in the market for gluten-free on-the-go products.

Following on from the success of its home-baking kits and mixes, the company has now responded to the … Read More

Whipping up demand for California Walnuts

May 4, 2020 |

Did you know that the texture on the outside of the walnut whip, of one of the UK’s favourite items of confectionery, is known as a skeuomorph? The word is compounded from skeuos, meaning “container or tool”, and morphḗ, meaning “shape”. It has been … Read More

Dawn Foods launches new lime and mint compound

April 10, 2020 |

Dawn Foods has added a naturally vegan Lime & Mint Compound to its range of fruit Compound flavouring pastes. With its fresh, on trend flavour combination, and a nod to the popular Mojito cocktail, Dawn’s new Compound is made with … Read More

Bakeries lend a helping hand during COVID-19 pandemic

April 6, 2020 |

Bread plays an important part in the healthy balanced diet of the nation and is particularly valuable at a time like this. This has ultimately led to bakers working at a maximum capacity and making changes to their systems to … Read More

Puratos partners with Bakeronline to offer free webshops for bakeries amid increased social distancing

April 6, 2020 |

Puratos, the international manufacturer of ingredients for the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors, and Bakeronline, a promising Belgian start-up, have joined forces to help businesses increase service to customers while facing the novel coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak.

As more customers face social distancing, … Read More

St Pierre adds Millionaires Waffle to ‘On-the-Go’ range

March 20, 2020 |

St Pierre is extending its ‘On-the-Go’ range with the launch of the new individually-wrapped. The new product reportedly taps into two current consumer trends – the growth of the food-to-go sector and the increasing popularity of indulgence foods.

Made to … Read More

McVitie’s to reduce sugar levels in new biscuit recipes

March 19, 2020 |

McVitie’s has slashed the amount of sugar across a variety of the nation’s favourite biscuits by up to 10% as government pressure on firms to help tackle obesity ramps up. As much as 785 tonnes of sugar has been cut from Britons’ … Read More