Several Cantonese mooncake manufacturers believe the Western market is ready for the introduction of mooncakes.

Bakery China 2017

China to familiarize Western market with ‘pinyin’ baked treats

By Gill Hyslop

China’s diverse bakery industry – encompassing bakers of traditional ‘pinyin’ (literally translated as ‘Chinese style cakes and snacks’) and producers of modern items like croissants and waffles – is growing at a rate that far exceeds most other segments.

'We are reintroducing the authentic kettle boiled, preservative free bagel, as the traditional bagel has been corrupted over the years, considering today’s mass-production methods,' says Gulf Bagel Factory. © / bhofack2

Bagel-maker bags Spinneys and Waitrose deal

By Eliot Beer

UAE supermarkets Spinneys and Waitrose will now stock Dubai start-up Gulf Bagel Factory’s bagels, adding to the firm’s current distribution through Carrefour and food service outlets.

Coles made 'substantial and serious' misleading claims on its in-store bread, rules a judge

Coles fined A$2.5m for ‘fresh’ bread claims

By Kacey Culliney

Australian supermarket major Coles must pay A$2.5m in penalties over false and misleading ‘fresh’ claims on its par-baked products, a federal court has ruled.

Kerry Pinnacle supplies cake mixes and frozen products to industrial bakers, retailers and franchise shops across Australia

Kerry Group on cusp of Pinnacle sale

By Kacey Culliney

Kerry Group is in advanced discussions to sell its €160m ($181.28m) Australian bakery business Pinnacle, the company says.


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