Sodium reductionMarket research expert Mintel has revealed that sodium reduction features in its 2010 global Consumer Packaged Goods predictions as “the next major health movement”. Mintel director of trends and innovation David Jago said the difference with sodium reduction was that it is being “pushed by food companies and health bodies, not by consumers”.Milligans to expandNewcastle-based bakery chain Milligans has revealed plans to open five new cafés next year as it continues its expansion across the north, according to nebusiness.co.uk. The chain sold 15 of its bakery shops and a manufacturing site to rival North East Bakery in 2007. It has since set about growing as a coffee shop operator with its brand ’Café M from Milligans’.Bakery accoladesIndependent family flour miller Marriage’s recently sponsored Baker of the Year categories at the Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk Food and Drink Awards. The bakeries were nominated by the public, before independent judges assessed finalists on their product range, quality and customer service. The Norfolk champion was Steven Winter, Dozen Artisan Bakery; Christine Wright, The Cake Shop, Woodbridge took the Suffolk title; and Essex Baker of the Year went to Simon Cosson, Cosson and Son of Harold Hill.Dawn’s student dayDawn Foods recently held an open day for 13 A-level Business Studies students from Pershore High School in Worcestershire. The students were taken on a tour of Dawn’s Evesham production facilities and gained an insight into the history and culture of the company, including a look at the recruitment process.
ART ATTACK: This Paddington home doubled as an art gallery.A PADDINGTON home that is going to auction this weekend has been modified to be the perfect pad for art lovers.The four bedroom home at 16 Collingwood St, Paddington once doubled as a prominent art gallery. Inside 17 Valetta Street, Manly“It is a really solid construction,” Mr Sorrentino said.The home has a three-car garage, three balconies and two loungerooms.It will go to auction on Saturday, May 12 at 10am. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 3:17Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -3:17 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p480p480p256p256p228p228pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenMichelle Hele’s May market wrap03:17 Perfect views of the harbour.Place agent Marc Sorrentino said the home was designed with a lot of outdoor and indoor living area. Prime Paddington property.Owner Emilia Seibold used to run the Higher Art gallery on the ground floor of the home from nine years. Classic style.The home will go to auction on Saturday, May 18 at 11am. Over in Manly a triple storey home going to auction offers some of the best views of the Harbour. 17 Valetta Street ManlyThe nine year old home at 17 Valetta St, Manly is just a street behind the water. The home has city views from the deck.Despite renovations that expanded the home, it retains the character of the time of its construction with its french doors and VJ walls. The ground floor was modified for extra hanging and art storage space.She closed the gallery in 2011 after the GFC shrunk art sales, but much of the home is still set up to display and store a lot of art. The ground floor has removable display walls, which can give 30 metres of space for displaying art.“It is such a lovely space, it really lends itself to that,” Ms Seibold said. The home is close to Paddington’s cafes and shops and it will go to auction on Satrurday, May 12 at 3pm. Over in Auchenflower a historic Queenslander will hit the market for the first time in 35 years. The home at 20 Rathdonnell St, Auchenflower is set on an elevated 1022 sqm block that has views of the CBD.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours ago20 Rathdonnell Street, Auchenflower.Agent Alan Woo from Harcourts Solutions said the home, which was built in the 1930s, sat on two titles. “Having such a sizeable land holding in that street is rare, there are only one or two homes larger,” Mr Woo said.“Most are 600 sqm blocks.”