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Sugar reduction, not Brexit, might cause UK bakery price increase: IRI analyst

Brexit is not having as much as an effect on food prices as most people were expecting, shows IRI data. Pic: ©iStock/genkur

Brexit has not had a “serious effect” on grocery prices in the UK, including the bakery and snack categories, according to strategic insight director at IRI UK, Tim Eales.

UK TV actress Kelly Brook unveiled the world's first edible air, commissioned by Kellogg's. Pic: Pringles

Kellogg’s Pringles commissions world’s first edible cloud

Goodman Gluten Free’s baked goods enter 2,000 Ahold store bakeries

Goodman Gluten Free’s baked goods enter 2,000 stores with new Ahold deal

New products: Vegan Bars, Bean Crisps and Ready To Bake Cupcakes

New product roundup: Vegan Bars, Fava Bean Crisps and Ready To Bake Cupcakes

For a limited period, The Cornish Bakery is selling Cornish pasty easter eggs. Pic: The Cornish Bakery

The Cornish Bakery puts a meaty twist on Easter

Amazon is hoping to ship Oreos and Cheerios directly to consumers.  Photo: ©iStock/Jejim

E-commerce expert calms retailers’ fear of Amazon driving away their Oreo and Cheerios customers

In China's snack market, nuts and seeds is the largest category as the focus on health and nutrition continues to dictate, says Mintel. Pic: ©iStock/Amarita

Chinese ‘Mintropolitans’ go nuts over healthy snacking, say researchers

Scientist have developed a new vending machine technology that delays dispensing snacks, giving consumer's time to choose healthier options. Pic: ©iStock/kasto80

US researchers develop vending machine technology to help improve snack habits

The digestive biscuit is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. Pic: McVitie's

Pladis plans health focus for British biscuit market

22% of consumers want better technology to help them reduce food waste iStock©

One in five shoppers want more apps to help them reduce food waste: Survey

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