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News & Events

This section covers latest news & events for BFFF and the industry and also the Federation’s commercial activities and events such as the Dinner Dance and Annual Luncheon as well as highlighting important dates for your diary.

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KARA LAUNCHES A NEW GOURMET CHICKEN BUN Kara; the Foodservice bakery supplying frozen sweet and savoury products to the Foodservice industry have launched a new Gourmet Sliced Chicken Bun, continuing to develop upon the success of their existing Brioche range. The New Gourmet Chicken Bun is an oval carrier offering a premium visual, taste and […]


NewCold expands into Australia with frozen and chilled coldstores Temperature-controlled company NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics, which opened its first UK automated frozen food coldstore in 2015, is now building two new warehouses in Australia – including a chilled one for the first time. One of the sites in Truganina, near Melbourne, for frozen goods, will […]

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Wolverhampton seafood manufacturer feasts on new business launch One of the UK’s leading seafood suppliers has launched a new business to target restaurants and the general public. Star Agro Marine Food, which provides more than £9m of sustainable shrimp and related products to supermarkets across the country, has invested over £250,000 into rolling-out Star Feast […]

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Bannisters’ Farm adds sweet potato products to foodservice range Bannisters’ Farm is expanding its repertoire of baked potatoes by adding two exciting new products to its foodservice offering: Baked Sweet Potatoes and Sweet Potato Skins. Continuing the farming family business’s tradition of producing good wholesome food that is convenient and quick to prepare, the new […]


Safe production of dried foods Although traditionally thought of as stable from a microbiological point of view, dried foods can still be contaminated, and survival of organisms is possible, even in tough conditions. As such, their safety needs to be controlled as carefully as any ‘wet’ food or drink product. This means applying the full […]