Tate & Lyle’s new siteTate & Lyle Food Systems has launched a new website www.yourfoodsystems.com to give food manufacturers, including bakers, information on customised food stabilisers and other functional ingredients to help develop reduced-fat, egg-free, cleaner-label or extended shelf-life products. Dutch deal for EdmeBakery supplier Edme has become the UK agent for Dutch malt extract company Diastatische Producten. The venture allows Edme to supply spray and band-dried malt extract. Edme sales director James Smith commented: “We are delighted to add this complementary product to the popular Edme foods range.” Bakers at the NECThe National Convenience Show, at the NEC Birmingham takes place from 27 February to 1 March with many bakery companies taking part. Allied Bakeries, co-sponsor of the show, will be highlighting its range of new seeded loaves and its Doorstep Loaf, among others. First for KenseyBakery manufacturer Kensey Foods’ shift manager Nick Toulson and team leader Martin Robinson have been awarded the Proficiency in Food Manufacturing Excellence qualification developed by food and drink sector skills council Improve the first people to be awarded the new qualification.