Healthy baked goods brand Modern Baker has received a £763,000 grant from Innovate UK to lead a two-year research and development project into improving the nutritional quality of bread.
New research from Mintel reveals that over three in five (62%) Brits who buy butter, spread, oil and fat say they are frying less food at home now compared to a few years ago, while 43% say they are buying fewer bread products and 42% say they are baking less at home.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched what it claims is a new, first-of-its-kind metal detection platform that finds previously undetectable metal contaminants.
New research from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) shows that one in ten 14-16 year olds in the UK believe that tomatoes grow underground, and a quarter of primary school children think that cheese comes from plants.
As part of its ongoing expansion in the sourdoughs and baking ingredients market in Western Europe, yeast specialist Lesaffre has acquired UK-based LFI Tollblend and Tecno Bakery in Spain.