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hovis sensations

Hovis Seed Sensations adds granary loaf

24 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Hovis has added a granary loaf to its Seed Sensations brand…

Premier Foods Gavin Darby

Premier Foods profits up despite sales dip

22 Jul 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Tight cost control has enabled Premier Foods to post a 2.1% increase in first half profit despite seeing a drop in sales of its ‘power brands’.

Bakers attack report on pesticide residue in bread

18 Jul 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Bakers have criticised a report claiming 60% of loaves sold in the UK are contaminated by pesticide residues.

Focus on Bread Hovis image

Bread category report 2014

12 May 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Bakers may be diversifying into everything from bagels to bagged snacks, but sliced bread isn’t toast just yet.

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Pasta

Barilla pasta scandal shows brand ethics are under scrutiny Subscription

05 Oct 2013 | By Joanna Blythman

Barilla may have 206 different types of pasta, yet it looks as though it has never heard of diversity…

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Manuka honey

Manuka honey claims backed by science

05 Jul 2014

I enjoyed reading Simon Creasey’s article on the New Zealand manuka honey industry…

Flexibility and the ASA

03 Feb 2014

Less attention has been given to one aspect of the ASA’s ruling on Lucozade that permits some welcome flexibility…

Avoiding the honey trap

01 Sep 2013

Sir: Retailers being forced to limit the number of Manuka honey jars on shelves is the latest manifestation of a long-running problem…

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