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23 May, 2015

Tesco to discuss 'gay cake' supply contract

Supermarket giant Tesco has said it is ‘reviewing’ the judgement of Ashers Baking Co, after it was found guilty of discrimination towards a gay customer.

Whitbread, the company behind Costa, has filled the position of chief executive with Lloyds Banking boss, Alison Brittain.

A French pastry chef is to open her first bakery shop in London in June.

Waitrose has seen sandwich sales rocket up 11% compared to this time last year.

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Sandwich chain Pret A Manger will open its first hospital location in Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital in early June. 

“It’s time to invest in products, people and business,” said John Gall, president of the Scottish bakers. These three things seemed to remain the theme of the Scottish Bakers Conference for 2015.  

The Wicked Cake Company has had its Wickedly Good range of tulip muffins listed by Eurostar. 

Bread giant Warburtons has officially opened its new £20m sandwich alternatives plant in Burnley. 

Asda has initiated a roll-out of a new cafe format called Express Diner with four outlets open so far. 

Greggs has faced a media storm after a customer asked the bakery why it was unable to buy a loaf of bread in a store. 

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Blog: A day well spent..

30 April, 2015

Bolton-based Greenhalgh’s David Smart takes an eye-opening trip to the capital and comes back armed with ideas. 

Gerhard Jenne muses on Pret A Manger’s latest ‘flirt’ initiative and looks towards his own summer campaign. 

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