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31 October, 2014

Peyton and Byrne invests £1m in new central bakery

TV Judge Oliver Peyton, of Peyton and Byrne, is to make a £1m investment in a new 18,000sq ft central bakery.

Warburtons has added a new line of more premium everyday loaves to its bread range.

Halloween’s scariest cakes

31 October, 2014

Bakers around the country have been preparing for a spooktacular Halloween, so we thought we’d round up the most gruesome cakes on Twitter this year. 

Coffee giant Starbucks has reported a 5% rise in global like-for-like sales with a “particularly strong performance in the UK” in Q4. 

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A Cheltenham farmer has won this year’s Nabim/HGCA Milling Wheat Challenge.

Renowned culinary school Le Cordon Bleu London has noted a dramatic rise in the number of men applying for patisserie courses year on year. 

Greggs bakery has been appointed to a new advisory board, designed to help strengthen the official code for businesses to follow when dealing with suppliers

Chief executive of Hovis Bob Spooner has resigned his post to take up an opportunity abroad. 

A Manchester Asian bakery has gone into liquidation, resulting in the loss of 18 jobs.

Coffee chains Starbucks and Costa Coffee have come out on top in a list of how well brands engage with their UK social media users. 

French artisan bakery Paul UK is to open its first shop outside London, as the beginning of a brand roll-out.

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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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Following a quick brush with some TV stars, Gerhard Jenne celebrates the opening of the firm’s new shop in Spitalfields 

Gerhard Jenne enjoys the delights of bakery in the lush valleys of south Wales… then returns to a full inbox and the prospect of Halloween just around the corner

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