Many UK biscuit and cake products have reached their salt-reduction
limit, thanks to bakers' efforts to cut salt components, according
to Barbara Gallani, manager of the Food and Drink Federation's
Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate...
The UK's second largest biscuit manufacturer, Burton's Foods, has
been acquired by British buy-out firm Duke Capital from US group HM
Capital Partners for what is believed to be around a £200 million
The big hitters in the UK biscuit sector have been busy over the
past year with consolidation and major acquisitions re-shaping the
industry's landscape, according to a new report by Leatherhead
Extracts from mangos are a rich source of dietary fibre, both
soluble and insoluble, with good antioxidant properties and can
easily be used in bakery products to boost public consumption, say
Latin American researchers.
UK biscuit maker McVitie's is to cut 33 jobs at its Carlisle
factory, after damage caused by floods in January permanently
disabled four production lines, reducing the plant's total output
by 20 per cent.
Swiss food giant Nestlé has boosted its Romanian production
capacity with the installation of a new chocolate wafer production
line at its Timisoara-based unit, Joe. The investment reflects the
rapid growth of the Romanian snack market,...
A Malaysian firm selling Japanese biscuits has said that it is
considering establishing its own production facility in Malaysia
should initial sales of its products prove attractive to Malaysian