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Maria Nata Launches Traditional Portuguese Tarts in the UK

Maria Nata launches traditional Portuguese tarts in the UK

Hailing from Portugal, Pasteis de Nata are one of the country’s most popular delicacies and are loved throughout the world. Now, Maria Nata, has launched into the UK to bring the best, authentic Classic, Mini and Vegan Natas to the masses.  Perfect for bakeries, delis, farm shops or retailers looking to serve freshly-baked, authentic Natas …

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Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions takes over Fri-Service

Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions takes over Fri-Service

Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions takes over Fri-Service, a well-established refrigeration solutions provider in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Next to the existing service companies, the acquisition strengthens Viessmann’s own service and turnkey solutions capabilities for customers, who will have full support from the planning stage through to implementation and maintenance of the projects from Viessmann. “Central-Eastern …

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Cybake gives bakeries the upper hand in negotiations with suppliers

Cybake gives bakeries the upper hand in negotiations with suppliers

Cybake bakery software has added new business intelligence reporting screens to its purchasing module which give its users the edge when dealing with their suppliers. The new BI screens feature pie charts, bar charts and graphs which give Cybake users a clear, at-a-glance, picture of their purchasing activities and KPIs. This gives a baker the …

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Dojo reveals bakeries are the most in-demand business post-lockdown

Dojo reveals bakeries are the most in-demand business post-lockdown

New data from UK card payment provider Dojo, has revealed what Brits are spending the most on following restrictions being fully lifted in June of this year.  Dojo analysed their transaction data to find out how much was spent in each industry pre and post-lockdown, specifically comparing spend in February 2020 to June 2021. The …

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Betty Crocker bakes words into action

Betty Crocker bakes words into action

Baking mix brand Betty Crocker has joined forces with Macmillan Cancer Support as an Official Sponsor of its annual Coffee Morning event, helping raise vital funds to support people living with cancer. ‘Bake a Difference’ celebrates the two respective titans’ second year of partnership, supported by a social media, PR, influencer, e-commerce and shopper campaign …

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FRITSCH presents a new brand and new machine names

FRITSCH presents a new brand and new machine names

More than 2,000 FRITSCH machines perform a special task every day. While they pursue their supreme disciplines of dough sheet production and forming, they create the basis for the premium quality of baked goods that are characterised by an excellent taste. As of September 1, 2021, some of them will now appear under new names. The …

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Lantmännen Unibake UK hires new senior development chef

Lantmännen Unibake UK hires new Senior Development Chef

Bakery specialists, Lantmännen Unibake UK welcomes Chris Bernard to its growing NPD team, as Senior Development Chef. With a successful career and over 20 years of pastry experience, French-born Bernard has worked as Head Pastry Chef for some of the most renowned international names in food, including Alain Ducasse, Jason Atherton and Paul Rhodes, taking …

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Scottish Bakers President elect confirms choice for Vice President

Scottish Bakers President elect confirms choice for Vice President

Scottish Bakers, the association that has for 130 years supported and protected the interests of Scotland’s bakery trade, has confirmed that Michelle Phillips, of Mimi’s Bakehouse will take on the role of Vice President when Ian McGhee, of Glasgow-based McGhee’s Bakery is sworn in as President in May 2022. McGhee will be picking up the Presidential reins from Linda Hill …

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AMF names Shari Litow director of customer care

AMF names Shari Litow director of customer care

Shari Litow has joined AMF Bakery Systems, global supplier for bakery equipment and complete system solutions, as Director of Customer Care for the United States and Latin America. Litow will lead AMF’s aftermarket teams in the regions to deliver on the Company’s mission to create lasting connections with baking customers by delivering immediate value and …

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Probiotic use on the rise as digestive health moves up the agenda

Probiotic use on the rise as digestive health moves up the agenda

Demand for probiotics is growing as digestive health moves up the consumer agenda, a major global survey by makers of science-backed probiotic BC30 has shown. One in four consumers (25%) had used a product containing probiotics over the past six months – up from 21% in 2019. A further 44% would consider doing so, up …

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