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22 August, 2014

Success for St Austell own-brand coffee

St Austell's own-brand coffee has pushed hot drinks sales up by as much as 99% in its pubs. 

Research has found an increased potential for on-the-go bakery snacks after many consumers now replace a three-meals-a-day routine with regular smaller eats. 

Hovis bakery has announced the departure of marketing director Matt Hunt.

ADM Milling has described the first 2014 harvest of Skyfall, a commercial crop, as ‘very promising’.

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Peyton and Byrne has announced the appointment of Hannah Strong as head of sales for the private events arm of the Peyton and Byrne bakery.

A proposal of more than 800 job losses has been made, across the 2 Sisters Food Group Gunstones Bakery and Utopia Food's Avana bakeries.

Registration is still open for British Baker’s latest webinar, which is being held in conjunction with bakery ingredients producer Edme. 

The Real Bread Campaign is preparing to launch Sourdough September, in a bid to encourage more people to buy bread from independent bakeries. 

Tesco-backed coffee shop chain, Harris + Hoole, will reportedly close six stores around the UK.

Café chain Pret A Manger is offering 30 places on its National Apprenticeship Service scheme.

A study has found that footfall has fallen -1.7% in July, but has increased by 1.7% in out-of-town locations.

French sandwich chain Pomme De Pain is set to expand into the UK in London later this month.

Gerhard Jenne muses on the pros and cons of business decisions and on whether cake can be a panacea for the soul when the world is full of woes

Proper Cornish Group is preparing for innovation growth by recruiting a new marketing director, sales director and NPD manager. 

Greggs has been hacked on its Google listing with fraudsters putting up an offensive slogan on its official branding.

This week The Great British Bake Off contestants will try their hands at bread - a daunting task under the watchful eye of Paul Hollywood.

The Phat Pasty Co has launched two halal products as part of its exotic range of pastries.

Artisan bakery chain Gail’s is to pay £12,000 after a customer fractured her pelvis at the premises.

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Comedy star Hugh Dennis to host 2014 awards

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Featuring a mix of exhibitors, competitions and demonstrations, there’s something on offer for everyone at this year’s Fair. Register free today

The live judging and awards ceremony for the National Cupcake Championships took place at this weekend's Cake International show at Birmingham NEC, on Saturday 9 November.

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